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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...

2013-03-29 23:00:38

Idaho Governor "Butch" Otter has invited Naturopathix,Inc., maker of all-natural patented ZymaDerm for molluscum, to participate in the Governor's trade mission to Asia in April 2013. Meetings with distributors and retailers in Korea and Taiwan are anticipated to bring the painless treatment for molluscum developed by Briant Burke, MD, MS to these countries and open the door for distribution throughout Asia. Boise, ID (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 “We are delighted to have this opportunity...

2013-03-13 15:03:33

The widespread introduction of a chicken pox vaccine in Australia in 2006 has prevented thousands of children from being hospitalized with severe chicken pox and saved lives, according to new research. In a national study of chicken pox admissions at four participating Australian children's hospitals, researchers found the number of children hospitalized with chicken pox or shingles had dropped by 68% since 2006. The research was led by Associate Professor Helen Marshall from the...

2013-02-24 23:00:07

How To Cure Shingles is the new treatment program made by Bob Carlton, who promises to give people shingles treatment to help them treat shingles within three days or fewer. Tony Nguyen from Health Review Center shows if the program is helpful for users to apply in a completed How To Cure Shingles review. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 How To Cure Shingles is a new treatment method designed by Bob Carlton, who claims to give sufferers the shingles treatment to help them treat...

2013-02-20 12:38:27

Can an individual's state of mind effect how well a vaccine may work? In the case of seniors and shingles, the answer is yes. Reporting in the current online edition of the journal Clinical Infectious Diseases, Dr. Michael Irwin, a professor of psychiatry at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA, demonstrates a link between untreated depression in older adults and decreased effectiveness of the herpes zoster –or shingles – vaccine. Shingles is a...


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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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