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Research & Reviews  420 results

A simple transwell-based infection system for obtaining pure populations of VZV-infecte...
Journal of Virological Methods; Hertzog J, Rehwinkel J

Nov 29th, 2022 - Varicella-Zoster virus (VZV) is a human herpesvirus and causes chickenpox and shingles. Research into its molecular virology has been hampered by a lack of methods for generation of high-titre, cell-free infectious virus preparations. VZV propagat...

Chickenpox and multiple sclerosis: A Mendelian randomization study.
Journal of Medical Virology; Zhu G, Zhou S et. al.

Nov 17th, 2022 - Observational studies have suggested a suspected association between varicella-zoster virus (VZV) infection and multiple sclerosis (MS), but the connection has remained unclear. The aim of the present study is to evaluate the causal relationship b...

Medical screening tests and vaccination among hospital-based physicians in Israel.
BMC Health Services Research; Eltalakat S, Gariba BA et. al.

Nov 12th, 2022 - Very few studies have evaluated physician participation in screening tests and vaccinations. The aim was to evaluate attitudes and actual practice of screening tests and vaccinations among hospital-based physicians and to identify factors that pre...

Analysis of the Number and Type of Vaccinations Performed among Polish Soldiers in 2018...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Zawadzka M, Ejchman-Pac E

Nov 12th, 2022 - Vaccination is a very common topic, but it is rarely raised or discussed with respect to military members. Soldiers are one of the main professional groups to be immunized on a regular basis. The military actively participates in research on new v...

Herpes zoster: A primary care approach to diagnosis and treatment.
JAAPA : Official Journal of the American Academy of Physi... Kelley A

Nov 9th, 2022 - Herpes zoster, or shingles, caused by a reactivation of the chickenpox virus, can occur in patients of any age, but is more common in older adults. Patient history is critical in reaching a diagnosis, not only to manage the outbreak effectively, b...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  38 results

VZV in the Enteric Nervous System: Pathogenesis and Consequences

Sep 22nd, 2022 - Varicella zoster virus (VZV) is so well known as the cause of cutaneous varicella (chickenpox) and zoster (shingles) that it can be hard to imagine it as an enteric pathogen. VZV establishes latency during varicella and returns to the skin in zost...

A Study on the Immune Response and Safety of Various Potencies of an Investigational Chickenpox Vaccine Compared With a Marketed Chickenpox Vaccine, Given to Healthy Children 12 to 15 Months of Age

Jul 18th, 2022 - The purpose of this study is to assess immune response and safety of various potencies of an investigational chickenpox vaccine given to healthy children 12 to 15 months of age.

Safety and Immunogenicity of Zostavax Vaccine in Patients Undergoing Living Donor Kidney Transplantation

Jun 1st, 2022 - Varicella zoster virus is part of the herpesvirus group and causes chickenpox in exposed individuals. The majority of the population is seropositive for this virus. Reactivation of varicella zoster virus occurs in up to 30% of the general populati...

Study on Efficacy of Attenuated Zoster Vaccine, Live

Dec 8th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus (VZV) is a herpesvirus that causes two distinct clinical syndromes. Primary infection is manifested as varicella (chickenpox) , whereas reactivation of latent VZV results in a localized eruption known as herpes zoster. The i...

Safety and Effectiveness of Live Zoster Vaccine in Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Users (VERVE Trial)

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Herpes zoster (HZ), also known as "shingles", is caused by reactivation and multiplication of the ubiquitous varicella zoster virus (VZV) that remains latent in everyone's sensory neurons following varicella, or "chickenpox". Among individuals who...

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News  123 results

25 Years of Chickenpox Vaccine: 91 Million Cases Prevented

Oct 21st, 2022 - WASHINGTON, DC — In the 25 years since the United States first launched its universal vaccinations program to protect children against chickenpox (varicella), the program has seen dramatic results, a data analysis indicates. Results from 1995 — wh...

Dermatologists Skeptical of Calamine Lotion TikTok Trend

Aug 15th, 2022 - A growing bandwagon of TikTok influencers have been using and promoting calamine lotion as a makeup primer under foundation. Though this may seem to work as a base layer for some people, dermatologists have concerns about this trend, particularly ...

Atopic dermatitis and infectious cutaneous disorders: What is the link?

Jul 27th, 2022 - Key clinical point: Risk for cutaneous infectious diseases is significantly higher in adults and children with atopic dermatitis (AD) than individuals without AD, with the risk for molluscum contagiosum being the highest. Major finding: Patients w.

Acetaminophen Blunts Antitumor Activity of Immunotherapy

Jul 7th, 2022 - Patients starting cancer immunotherapy with detectable levels of acetaminophen had worse outcomes, including response rate, progression-free survival (PFS), and overall survival (OS), in data from three patient cohorts. In the largest of the three...

Monkeypox: What FPs need to know, now
MDedge Family Medicine; Doug Campos-Outcalt, MD, MPA

Jul 6th, 2022 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization are investigating an outbreak of monkeypox cases that have occurred around the world in countries that do not have endemic monkeypox virus. 1,2 As of July 5, the.

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Patient Education  75 results see all →