Latest Herpes zoster Stories
Having a shingles infection that affects the eyes may increase the risk of stroke, according to new research published in the March 3, 2010, online issue of NeurologyÂ®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Chicken pox vaccine may also reduce risk of shingles among children; study used electronic health records to follow 172,000 children.
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Epiphany Biosciences announced results from its Phase 2b dose-ranging study of EPB-348 (valomaciclovir) in patients with shingles (herpes zoster) infection.
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX) announces that it will hold a conference call today at 8:30a.m. ET (5:30a.m. PT) to discuss the U.S.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Qutenza, a new prescription patch applied to the skin for one hour for reduction of post-shingles nerve pain. Qutenza is the first and only prescription strength capsaicin product.
SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeurogesX, Inc. (Nasdaq: NGSX) announced today that the U.S.
Adults with shingles were about 30 percent more likely to have a stroke during a one-year follow-up than adults without shingles, in a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.
SHENZHEN, China, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - HTDS www.htdsmedical.com The Company is pleased to announce the first batch delivery of the Varicella vaccine to Guatemala. Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a DNA virus of the herpesvirus family.
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Aug.
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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