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Shingles (herpes zoster) is an outbreak of rash or blisters on the skin that is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox — the varicella-zoster virus. The first sign of shingles is often burning or tingling pain, or sometimes numbness or itch, in one particular location on only one side of the body.
The disability tax: Medical bills remain inaccessible for many blind Americans

The disability tax: Medical bills remain inaccessible for many blind Americans

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

Could mRNA vaccines triumph over other viral infections in humans and domestic animals?

Shingles linked with higher long-term risk of major cardiovascular event

Shingles linked with higher long-term risk of major cardiovascular event

UQ spin-off company to develop precision painkillers for treating debilitating conditions

UQ spin-off company to develop precision painkillers for treating debilitating conditions

CU Anschutz study details the mechanisms behind the link between shingles and strokes

CU Anschutz study details the mechanisms behind the link between shingles and strokes

25 years on, varicella vaccination reports impressive success in the USA

25 years on, varicella vaccination reports impressive success in the USA

Common viruses may play a role in some cases of Alzheimer's disease

Common viruses may play a role in some cases of Alzheimer's disease

Study shows the link between common viruses and onset of Alzheimer’s disease

Study shows the link between common viruses and onset of Alzheimer’s disease

World Hepatitis Day 2022: Why Accelerating the Fight Against Hepatitis Cannot Wait

World Hepatitis Day 2022: Why Accelerating the Fight Against Hepatitis Cannot Wait

Stress accelerates aging of the immune system

Stress accelerates aging of the immune system

Shingles is not associated with increased risk of dementia, finds study

Shingles is not associated with increased risk of dementia, finds study

Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

Viral microRNA acts as a master regulator to induce the reactivation of dormant herpesviruses

Why Black and Hispanic seniors are left with a less powerful flu vaccine

Why Black and Hispanic seniors are left with a less powerful flu vaccine

SARS-CoV-2 virus may have lingering effects on peripheral nerves

SARS-CoV-2 virus may have lingering effects on peripheral nerves

New nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine platform could target other infectious diseases

New nanoparticle-based COVID-19 vaccine platform could target other infectious diseases

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster  vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

Recombinant adjuvanted zoster vaccination associated with lower risk of COVID-19 diagnosis and hospitalization

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Dreaded microbe can silence multiple types of pain, study suggests

Internal tremors and vibrations symptoms among people with long-COVID

Internal tremors and vibrations symptoms among people with long-COVID

'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

'Combination' adjuvant may boost the protective power of vaccines

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful

New nanoparticle adjuvant could help make vaccines more powerful