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2012-09-17 23:12:42

Herpes zoster, or shingles, does not increase the risk of cancer in the general population.

2012-07-06 06:49:57

Shingles is a painful skin rash caused by inflammation of the skin, usually after someone has had chickenpox. Shingles is more detrimental to the elderly, and can lead to further complications.

2012-07-04 23:17:19

Although some have suggested that patients receiving medication for immune-mediated diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis may be at increased risk of herpes zoster (HZ; shingles) shortly after receipt of the vaccine, an analysis that included nearly 20,000 vaccinated Medicare beneficiaries finds that the live zoster vaccine is not associated with an increased risk of HZ shortly after vaccination in patients currently treated with biologics, and that it is associated with a...

2012-06-28 23:00:33

Vygone has introduced a new Inhibitor Zapper that can effectively and safely remove Molluscum lesions and herpes viruses related blisters in a safe way SPRINGVILLE,

2012-06-26 23:01:01

Cold sores, Warts, Shingles and Chickenpox are all caused by Herpes Virus.

2012-06-07 11:56:18

Patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRD) treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor medications (anti-TNFs) have a 75% greater risk of developing herpes zoster, or shingles, than patients treated with traditional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs).


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2011-01-24 12:56:26

Herpes zoster (or zoster), is known as shingles or zona and is a viral disease characterized by painful skin rash with blisters in a limited area on one side of the body. Initial infection causes chickenpox. Once chickenpox is over the virus remains in the body and can cause shingles. It can become latent in the nerve cell bodies and sometimes in the dorsal root, cranial nerve, or autonomic ganglion. Years after initial infection, another breakout can cause a painful rash. The rash usually...

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Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.