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2009-06-21 06:33:55

Specially designed virus-derived vectors – engineered not to cause disease – can take therapeutic genes to the malfunctioning peripheral neurons outside the spinal cord and brain, alleviating the pain and other dysfunction that can result from a chronic disease or drug treatment.

2009-04-13 10:04:00

ENCINO, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ bluMjk (pronounced "Blue Magic"), a new over-the-counter topical painkiller, uses patent pending skin and nerve penetrating technology to relieve the majority of moderate to severe pain experienced by most pain sufferers.

2009-03-31 22:46:50

The painkiller oxycodone is effective in dulling the acute discomfort of shingles, an illness that often causes agony in sufferers, U.S.

2009-03-31 11:11:00

The New AfterShingles.com Helps Educate Consumers About Shingles and After-Shingles Pain WASHINGTON, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA), the National Pain Foundation (NPF) and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) today announced the re-launch of AfterShingles.com, an online resource offering tools and information to help educate consumers about shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), or after-shingles pain, its impact on people's lives and steps to...

2009-03-24 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Epiphany Biosciences announced today that the company plans on filing an IND with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to study the potential impact of using the antiviral medication valomaciclovir (EPB-348) as an adjunctive therapy in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. Valomaciclovir has been shown to possess potent antiviral activity in vitro against a number of herpes-related viruses, including herpes simplex (HSV), Epstein-Barr virus (EBV),...

2009-02-20 12:41:57

Medications frequently used to treat rheumatoid arthritis appear to be associated with an increased risk for herpes zoster, a painful infection also known as shingles that is characterized by blisters, according to a new study.

2009-02-19 10:25:16

You may recall as a child catching the itchy red rash, chicken pox. The unsightly infection was caused by the varicella zoster virus and was responsible for nearly 4 million cases each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), until a vaccine introduced in 1995 reduced that number by 83 percent.

2009-01-12 05:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Solace Pharmaceuticals, a private biotechnology company discovering and developing innovative treatments for pain, announced the initiation of a proof-of-concept clinical trial of SLC022 in patients with post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN).

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2008-09-11 13:34:29

Scientists looking for treatments to control the AIDS virus may find hope in a cheap drug traditionally used to treat herpes.


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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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