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2014-04-03 13:07:48

Study finds increased risk of stroke following shingles, suggests antiviral treatment may Patients' risk of stroke significantly increased following the first signs of shingles, but antiviral drugs appeared to offer some protection, according to a new study in Clinical Infectious Diseases, now available online. People with shingles, an often painful skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox, had a higher stroke risk in the first 6 months after shingles symptoms appeared;...

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2014-01-03 12:10:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Having the chickenpox as a child can be a highly unpleasant experience, and getting over the illness may not be the end of the ordeal, as the chickenpox virus can lie dormant in nerve cells for years, only to cause painful shingles decades later. A new study in the journal Neurology has found that adults who contract shingles may have a higher risk of a stroke years later. "Anyone with shingles, and especially younger people,...

2013-12-06 23:00:15

Fast Shingles Cure designed by Bob Carlton is the latest book that helps people strengthen their defense systems, and cure herpes zoster for good. A detailed Fast Shingles Cure review on the site Vinamy.com indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Shingles or herpes zoster is a painful skin rash that is caused by the varicella zoster virus. Fast Shingles Cure is the latest book that helps people get rid of their herpes zoster naturally and easily...

2013-10-23 08:29:54

Boston Scientific, Genentech, and Merck Products Recognized for Contributions to the Human Condition NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Prix Galien USA Awards Committee last night honored excellence in research, development and innovation in the biopharmaceutical industry at its seventh annual Prix Galien Awards Gala, held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Led by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, and comprised of an unrivaled network of nine esteemed individuals...

2013-10-02 12:54:14

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have for the first time managed to measure the internal pressure that enables the herpes virus to infect cells in the human body. The discovery paves the way for the development of new medicines to combat viral infections. The results indicate good chances to stop herpes infections in the future. A virus comprises a thin shell of protein, within which are its genes. A long-standing theory has been that a virus has high internal pressure because it...

2013-04-01 13:01:04

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. The 14-year study followed 7,585 children who were vaccinated in 1995, when they were 12 to 23 months old, to assess the long-term effectiveness of the vaccine and the impact on the epidemiology of varicella (chicken pox) and herpes zoster...

2013-03-13 15:03:33

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, according to new research. In a national study of chicken pox admissions at four participating Australian children's hospitals, researchers found the number of children hospitalized with chicken pox or shingles had dropped by 68% since 2006. The research was led by Associate Professor Helen Marshall from the...

2012-06-26 23:01:01

Cold sores, Warts, Shingles and Chickenpox are all caused by Herpes Virus. Vygone Inhibitor Zapper offers an effective solution to remove this virus and provide relief to the person affected by the nasty virus. SPRINGVILLE, UTAH (PRWEB) June 26, 2012 Skin problems like Cold Sores, Warts and Shingles are very common in young adults. These problems are caused by Herpes virus. The viral infection is accompanied by itchy blisters on various parts of the body of an affected individual. These...

2012-06-07 11:56:18

Results of a systematic review urge prophylactic treatment for those at risk Patients with inflammatory rheumatic diseases (IRD) treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor medications (anti-TNFs) have a 75% greater risk of developing herpes zoster, or shingles, than patients treated with traditional disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs), according to a meta-analysis presented today at EULAR 2012, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rheumatism. "Anti-TNFs, such as...

2012-06-05 09:57:50

No urgent need to get vaccinated to prevent a second shingles episode People who have had an episode of herpes zoster, also known as shingles, face a relatively low short-term risk of developing shingles, according to a Kaiser Permanente Southern California study published online in the Journal of Infectious Diseases. These findings suggest that among people with immune systems that have not been compromised, the risk of a second shingles episode is low. Researchers reviewed electronic...


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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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