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Research & Reviews  735 results

A systematic literature review to assess the burden of herpes zoster disease in China.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1792290
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; Yin D, Van Oorschot D et. al.

Sep 30th, 2020 - Herpes zoster (HZ) or shingles occurs as a result of reactivation after a primary infection with varicella zoster virus (chickenpox). The burden of HZ in older adults in China is not well understood. We conducted a systematic literature review to ...

Alphaherpesvirus Vaccines.
https://doi.org/10.21775/cimb.041.469
Current Issues in Molecular Biology; Aschner CB, Herold BC

Sep 23rd, 2020 - Prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for the alphaherpesviruses including varicella zoster virus (VZV) and herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 have been the focus of enormous preclinical and clinical research. A live viral vaccine for prevention o...

Near-atomic cryo-electron microscopy structures of varicella-zoster virus capsids.
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-020-0785-y
Nature Microbiology; Wang W, Zheng Q et. al.

Sep 8th, 2020 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a medically important human herpesvirus that causes chickenpox and shingles, but its cell-associated nature has hindered structure studies. Here we report the cryo-electron microscopy structures of purified VZV A-ca...

Pox Parties for Grannies? Chickenpox, Exogenous Boosting, and Harmful Injustices.
https://doi.org/10.1080/15265161.2020.1795528
The American Journal of Bioethics : AJOB; Malm H, Navin MC

Aug 25th, 2020 - Some societies tolerate or encourage high levels of chickenpox infection among children to reduce rates of shingles among older adults. This tradeoff is unethical. The varicella zoster virus (VZV) causes both chickenpox and shingles. After people ...

Varicella zoster virus encodes a viral decoy RHIM to inhibit cell death.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7375649
PLoS Pathogens; Steain M, Baker MODG et. al.

Jul 10th, 2020 - Herpesviruses are known to encode a number of inhibitors of host cell death, including RIP Homotypic Interaction Motif (RHIM)-containing proteins. Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is a member of the alphaherpesvirus subfamily and is responsible for ca...

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Guidelines  27 results

Shingles - Genetics Home Reference - NIH
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/shingles

Oct 28th, 2019 - Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) results from infection by the varicella zoster virus. This common virus causes chickenpox (also known as varicella), which is characterized by itchy spots on the skin that cover the whole body and usually oc...

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p539.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is a two-dose intramuscular vaccine labeled for the prevention of herpes zoster virus (shingles) in adults 50 years and older. It is not indicated for the prevention of primary varicella infection (chickenpox).

Vaccine Information Statement | Shingles Recombinant | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.html

Jul 10th, 2018 - Shingles Vaccine Information Statement Shingles (also called herpes zoster, or just zoster) is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chicke...

Herpes Zoster and Postherpetic Neuralgia: Prevention and Management
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2017/1115/p656.html
American Family Physician;

Feb 11th, 2018 - Herpes zoster, or shingles, is caused by reactivation of varicella zoster virus, which causes chickenpox. There are an estimated 1 million cases in the Unites States annually, with an individual lifetime risk of 30%. Patients with conditions that ...

Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Vaccine Safety Vaccines | Vaccine Safety | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/vaccines/shingles-herpes-vaccine.html

Oct 26th, 2015 - Shingles, or herpes zoster, is a painful skin rash that develops on one side of the face or body. It is caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes chickenpox. Anyone who has had chickenpox in the past can get shingles b...

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Drugs  555 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,385 results

Valacyclovir hydrochloride - valacyclovir hydrochloride tablet-Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=69b1061c-fb7b-48f2-9238-37b8c18954a4

Oct 20th, 2020 - Valacyclovir tablets is a deoxynucleoside analogue DNA polymerase inhibitor indicated for: Adult Patients ( 1.1 ) •Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis) •Genital Herpes o   Treatment in immunocompetent patients (initial or recurrent episode)               ...

Acyclovir - acyclovir capsule-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=98cc82e4-42d5-46d2-b48a-f31c567afe41

Oct 15th, 2020 - Herpes Zoster Infections: Acyclovir is indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Genital Herpes: Acyclovir is indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Chickenp...

Acyclovir - acyclovir tablet-Bryant Ranch Prepack
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=8f72d0ea-dd8d-4a52-9c1b-11cf7ddd453a

Oct 15th, 2020 - Acyclovir is indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Acyclovir is indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Acyclovir is indicated for the treatment of chicke...

Acyclovir - acyclovir tablet-NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=b1b999a9-11cc-d6e5-e053-2995a90a5478

Oct 14th, 2020 - Herpes Zoster Infections: Acyclovir tablets, USP are indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Genital Herpes: Acyclovir tablets, USP are indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes...

Valacyclovir hydrochloride - valacyclovir hydrochloride tablet-Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=c153155b-69dc-41b7-91d2-0949ec496174

Oct 12th, 2020 - Valacyclovir tablets is a deoxynucleoside analogue DNA polymerase inhibitor indicated for: Adult Patients ( 1.1 ) •Cold Sores (Herpes Labialis) •Genital Herpes o   Treatment in immunocompetent patients (initial or recurrent episode)               ...

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News  95 results

Exogenous boosting against shingles not as robust as thought
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/216026/infectious-diseases/exogenous-boosting-against-shingles-not-robust?channel=27970
M. Alexander Otto

Jan 23rd, 2020 - Exposure to children with chickenpox reduces the incidence of shingles in adults 33% over 2 years, and 27% out to 20 years, according to British investigators. copyright clsgraphics/iStockphoto.

Shingles - Genetics Home Reference - NIH
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/shingles

Oct 28th, 2019 - Shingles (also known as herpes zoster) results from infection by the varicella zoster virus. This common virus causes chickenpox (also known as varicella), which is characterized by itchy spots on the skin that cover the whole body and usually oc...

Morning Break: Another Vax Benefit; The Theranos 'Adventure'; Juul's Public Health Grant
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/publichealth/80383

Jun 11th, 2019 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Strong evidence suggests that kids who get the chickenpox vaccine are at lower risk for childhood shingles. (NBC News) Comprehensive study demonstrates that no set diet is effective for everyone. (Th...

Recombinant Zoster Vaccine (Shingrix) for the Prevention of Shingles
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2018/1015/p539.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2018 - Recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is a two-dose intramuscular vaccine labeled for the prevention of herpes zoster virus (shingles) in adults 50 years and older. It is not indicated for the prevention of primary varicella infection (chickenpox).

Vaccine Information Statement | Shingles Recombinant | CDC
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/hcp/vis/vis-statements/shingles-recombinant.html

Jul 10th, 2018 - Shingles Vaccine Information Statement Shingles (also called herpes zoster, or just zoster) is a painful skin rash, often with blisters. Shingles is caused by the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you have chicke...

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Patient Education  51 results see all →