is caused by the varicella zoster virus (VZV), which also causes chicken pox.
Healthcare company GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE:GSK)(NYSE:GSK) reported on Friday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Shingrix in two doses for the prevention of shingles
(herpes zoster) in adults aged 50 years and older.
Studies paid for by Glaxo found it prevents shingles
in about 90 percent of people.
is caused by reactivation of the varicella zoster virus, the same virus that causes chickenpox.
is caused by the herpes virus (varicella-zoster) that also causes chickenpox.
Also known as zoster or herpes zoster, shingles
is a skin rash so painful that some women, in a 1999 survey in the United States, swore it was more excruciating than labor pains.
We saw a need for a tool which could estimate the thickness of asphalt composition shingles
and link that thickness to a warranty level.
Patients suffering from shingles
also face an increased risk of heart attack and stroke in the immediate months following diagnosis, a new study finds.
come in many colors, but dark ones are especially popular, says Jesseca Kusher, 18, of Spartanburg Day School in South Carolina.
If you passed this first test, go to the lumberyard or home center and throw a bundle of shingles
onto your shoulder.
Washington, Jan 05 ( ANI ): A new study has suggested that younger adults who've had shingles
may face higher stroke risk years later.
AN attack of shingles
can increase the risk of having a stroke or heart attack years later, new research suggests.