Latest Herpes zoster Stories
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.
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.
A group of researchers from Columbia University and the University of Miami recently found that high levels of bacterial and viral infections are associated with cognitive difficulties, according to a new report in the journal Neurology.
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.
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.
Can an individual's state of mind effect how well a vaccine may work?
The winter months are when many people find themselves having to deal with repeated outbreaks of cold sores.
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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