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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...

2013-06-09 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...

2013-04-10 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...

2013-04-01 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...


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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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