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Research & Reviews  743 results

Spontaneous Partial Remission in a Child With B-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia an...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000002132
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Chtioui H, Ceppi F et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - A 2.5-year-old boy presented to his pediatrician with progressive pallor, asthenia, fever, splenomegaly, and hematomas. Leukemia was suspected, and a bone marrow aspirate confirmed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Before chemotherapy induction, the c...

Varicella Zoster in pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejogrb.2021.01.009
European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproduct... Nanthakumar MP, Sood A et. al.

Jan 25th, 2021 - Chickenpox during pregnancy can cause serious complications for both mother and fetus. This includes varicella pneumonia in the mother, fetal varicella syndrome and varicella of newborn. Primary prevention includes vaccination against varicella in...

Herpes zoster may be a marker for COVID-19 infection during pregnancy.
https://doi.org/10.12788/cutis.0133
Cutis Elsaie ML, Youssef EA et. al.

Jan 20th, 2021 - Varicella-zoster virus infection causes 2 distinct forms of disease: varicella (commonly known as chickenpox) and herpes zoster (HZ)(commonly known as shingles). Primary varicella-zoster virus infection results in the diffuse vesicular rash that i...

The role of respiratory droplet physicochemistry in limiting and promoting the airborne...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7645283
Environmental Pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987); Niazi S, Groth R et. al.

Nov 27th, 2020 - Whether virulent human pathogenic coronaviruses (SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2) are effectively transmitted by aerosols remains contentious. Transmission modes of the novel coronavirus have become a hot topic of research with the importance of ai...

Calcineurin phosphatase activity regulates Varicella-Zoster Virus induced cell-cell fus...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7717522
PLoS Pathogens; Zhou M, Kamarshi V et. al.

Nov 20th, 2020 - Cell-cell fusion (abbreviated as cell fusion) is a characteristic pathology of medically important viruses, including varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the causative agent of chickenpox and shingles. Cell fusion is mediated by a complex of VZV glycopr...

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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  587 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,469 results

Spontaneous Partial Remission in a Child With B-Lineage Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia an...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000002132
Journal of Pediatric Hematology/oncology; Chtioui H, Ceppi F et. al.

Feb 24th, 2021 - A 2.5-year-old boy presented to his pediatrician with progressive pallor, asthenia, fever, splenomegaly, and hematomas. Leukemia was suspected, and a bone marrow aspirate confirmed acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Before chemotherapy induction, the c...

Valacyclovir hydrochloride - valacyclovir hydrochloride tablet-A-S Medication Solutions
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=cb929bed-0e7d-4543-9020-edfda93d78fc

Feb 24th, 2021 - 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 tablet-Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5f979f5c-922f-4557-add2-aec47e9a4af7

Feb 21st, 2021 - 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...

Acyclovir - acyclovir tablet-NuCare Pharmaceuticals,Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=95b0c656-f87c-8ba9-e053-2a95a90ae06c

Feb 21st, 2021 - Acyclovir tablets are indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Acyclovir tablets are indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genital herpes. Acyclovir tablets are indicated ...

Acyclovir - acyclovir tablet-Preferred Pharmaceuticals Inc.
https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=0e2030f9-7345-4eac-a9a8-be8b1b87e2e0

Feb 21st, 2021 - Herpes Zoster Infections: Acyclovir tablets are indicated for the acute treatment of herpes zoster (shingles). Genital Herpes: Acyclovir tablets are indicated for the treatment of initial episodes and the management of recurrent episodes of genita...

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News  145 results

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400_1

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

Fast Five Quiz: Herpes Zoster Postherpetic Neuralgia
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/928400

May 31st, 2020 - Human herpesvirus 3, also known as the varicella-zoster virus, can cause herpes zoster, a viral infection that usually occurs in childhood as chickenpox. After the acute phase of the infection, the virus can remain dormant for many years within th...

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...

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Patient Education  45 results see all →