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NEW YORK, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology is delighted to present new findings from the Mayo Clinic's Department of Dermatology showing possible relief
EDISON, N.J., Feb. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
EDISON, N.J., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
EDISON, N.J., Dec. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
EDISON, N.J., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Proceeds to Fund Phase 2b Study of FV-100 Fast-Acting Oral Antiviral EDISON, N.J., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Previous vaccination lowers the risk of shingles among older patients undergoing chemotherapy by 42 percent PASADENA, Calif., Aug.
“Those with herpes zoster had a higher incidence of developing major depression,” according to a study published on May 7, 2014 in Psychosomatic Medicine (1).” polyDNA reviews the study
In its May 2014 survey, polyDNA found that 46% of respondents wanted to know if infections with both the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and VZV, the virus that causes Shingles, are possible.
“Some natural treatments may be effective in easing the pain and discomfort of shingles,” according to an article published on Healthline.com on October 28, 2013.
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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