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2013-06-27 23:49:58

ANY LAB TEST NOW® provides proof of immunity required by colleges and technical schools for admission this fall through MMR titers, varicella titers and other lab tests. Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Many colleges and other higher education schools require proof of immunity or documentation of vaccinations before students may attend classes, especially if a student is enrolled in a healthcare program. It is easy to lose vaccination records due to the long lapse of time...

2013-06-11 08:31:11

NEWARK, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Wells Fargo Securities 2013 Healthcare Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston, MA. The presentation at the Wells Fargo conference is scheduled for 11:15 am EDT (8:15 am PDT) on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of...

2013-06-09 23:01:33

Fast Shingles Cure penned by Bob Carlton is a new shingles treatment book that provides people with a natural and step-by-step treatment for shingles. A full Fast Shingles Cure review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) June 09, 2013 Fast Shingles Cure penned by Bob Carlton is a new book that provides people with a step-by-step treatment for shingles. This book also covers a proven method, safe remedies, proper diets for shingles, and detailed...

2013-05-28 16:26:28

NEWARK, Calif., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ: DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the Jefferies 2013 Global Healthcare Conference at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The presentation at the Jefferies conference is scheduled for 4:30 pm EDT (1:30 pm PDT) on Monday, June 3, 2013. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast will be...

2013-05-22 08:27:23

AACHEN, Germany, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals who would like to know more about the topical treatment of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) can now find useful information online. PHN is a chronic disabling pain condition with symptoms often described as burning, stabbing, or shooting pain, and caused by a previous herpes zoster infection (commonly known as shingles). The new website answers questions like "Why is PHN often misdiagnosed?" "Which questions...

2013-05-16 08:27:46

NEWARK, Calif., May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will be presenting at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference at the Sheraton New York Hotel in New York City. The presentation at the UBS conference is scheduled for 10 am EDT (7 am PDT) on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. The presentation will be webcast, and the webcast can be accessed via the Investor Relations page of the Depomed website at www.depomed.com. A recording of the webcast will be archived...

2013-05-01 08:31:15

NEWARK, Calif., May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Depomed, Inc. (NASDAQ:DEPO) today announced that it will release first quarter fiscal year 2013 financial results after the market closes on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. The Company will host a conference call beginning at 4:30 pm Eastern time, 1:30 pm California time to discuss its results. Participants can access the call by dialing 877-317-6789 (United States) or 412-317-6789 (international). The conference call will also be available via a live...

2013-04-10 13:55:36

Shingles vaccine is associated with reduction in both postherpetic neuralgia and herpes zoster, but uptake in the US is low A vaccine to prevent shingles may reduce by half the occurrence of this painful skin and nerve infection in older people (aged over 65 years) and may also reduce the rate of a painful complication of shingles, post-herpetic neuralgia, but has a very low uptake (only 4%) in older adults in the United States, according to a study by UK and US researchers published in...

2013-04-09 12:27:26

Greater Reduction in Pain Intensity is One of the Greatest Unmet Needs in Postherpetic Neuralgia, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed U.S. and European neurologists agree that reduction in pain intensity is one of the attributes that most influences their decisions regarding prescribing...

2013-04-01 13:01:04

Chicken pox, the childhood affliction of earlier generations, has been largely neutralized by the varicella vaccine, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Vaccine Study Center, which appears in the current online issue of Pediatrics. The 14-year study followed 7,585 children who were vaccinated in 1995, when they were 12 to 23 months old, to assess the long-term effectiveness of the vaccine and the impact on the epidemiology of varicella (chicken pox) and herpes zoster...


Latest Chickenpox Reference Libraries

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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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