even more bad news for you cold sore carriers -- you're dumb and you'll get dumber

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  1. Harry Gibbs

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    [h=1]Cold sores linked to cognitive decline[/h] The virus causing your cold sore may put you at risk for something more insidious: Lower cognitive abilities.


    In a study of 1,625 people, researchers at Columbia University measured specific antibodies to common infectious agents in each person's blood, and using this information, created an "infectious burden index." Participants higher on the infectious burden index were more likely to have worse cognition, or cognitive abilities.


    The study, published Monday in the journal Neurology, further suggests a link between cognitive decline and herpesviridae viral infections in particular, which previous studies have also linked to Alzheimer's disease and risk of stroke, an accompanying editorial notes. Herpesviridae is a family of viruses including HSV-1 or herpes simplex virus-1, which causes cold sores and can cause genital herpes, and HSV-2, which commonly causes genital herpes.

    http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2013/03/26/cold-sores-linked-to-cognitive-decline/?hpt=he_bn7
     
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    derpes
     
  4. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    who here gots the cold sores?
     
  5. Harry Gibbs

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    not me and I'm terrified of them. Isn't there a antidote for that yet?





    I did once pass a zit off as a cold sore :eek:
     
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    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    no antidote. herps for life. derps for life.
     
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    They're a delicacy in China.
     
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    other than zero contact there is no way to avoid it? no vaccines?
     
  10. Skyway

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    Whoever can invent rubbers for lips so you can kiss without fear of herpes will make a fortune
     
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    I have no infections of any kind...:cheer:
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    I've never had a cold sore :cheer:
     
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    I thought he was stupid because the fat was blocking blood to the brain???:dontknow:
     
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    No bumps on the vaginer either?
     
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    I'd rather just have a zit, cold sores are super gross.
     
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    :haha:
     
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    ==@!@==

    <-------<< 0.0 :cheer:
     
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    Remember when you had a zit on yer tongue, that shit was weird
     
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    Why did he post that?:facepalm:
     
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    The fact that I'm herps free is an indication of how much action I got when I was single.