Even cold sores may increase memory decline risk: Study

An exposure to common infections like cold sores, mild pneumonia or stomach discomforts - even if the infections never made you ill - may increase risk of memory decline, shows new study.

Gene mutation responsible for cold sores

Scientists have found that people affected by cold sores have a mutation in a gene, which means their immune system is not able to prevent the blisters from developing.

Cold sores may up your risk of memory problems

Cold sores may increase the risk of developing memory problems, especially in women, a new study has warned.

3D herpes infection model treatment for cold sores

Active ingredients and new treatments can be reliably tested with this new model and animal tests could soon be a thing of the past.

3D herpes infection model treatment for cold sores

Active ingredients and new treatments can be reliably tested with this new model and animal tests could soon be a thing of the past.

Botox to prevent cold sores?

Wrinkle-busting treatment Botox is being used to prevent cold sores.

Botox to prevent cold sores?

Wrinkle-busting treatment Botox is being used to prevent cold sores.

Could Botox get rid of cold sores?

Wrinkle-busting treatment Botox is being used to prevent cold sores.

Could Botox get rid of cold sores?

Wrinkle-busting treatment Botox is being used to prevent cold sores.

Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer

A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers.

Faulty immune memory can trigger cold sores, cancer

A faulty immune memory can trigger infections that may lead to cold sores and even cancer in some people, say researchers.