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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...

2013-03-17 23:03:03

Thousand oaks based pain management center is expanding services to include advanced diagnostic imaging. Thousand Oaks, California (PRWEB) March 17, 2013 Comprehensive Pain Management Center (CPMC) in Thousand Oaks, California has been treating patients for moderate to severe pain since 2012. Beginning April 1st, 2013 CPMC will include advanced diagnostic imaging services on site. Dr. Lin and the Comprehensive Pain Management Center have recently acquired a GE 1.5 Tesla 450-Watt, Open...


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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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