Herpes Zoster News and Research

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Herpes Zoster, also called shingles, is a painful skin rash caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus remains inactive in the body. Usually the virus does not cause any further problems; however, the virus may re-emerge years later, causing shingles.
Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients

Potential cure for lymphoma in HIV patients

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

Guideline evaluates treatments for postherpetic neuralgia

Chickenpox (Varicella) vaccine has saved the U.S. hundreds of millions of dollars since its introduction

Chickenpox (Varicella) vaccine has saved the U.S. hundreds of millions of dollars since its introduction

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain

Indicators identify shingles patients who have an increased risk of developing persistent pain

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives

Studies show pregabalin does not affect male reproductivity or interfere with oral contraceptives