Tag: "chickenpox" at medical news
Tai chi chih boosts shingles immunity in older adults
...icipated in the study. All had either a history of chickenpox
or had lived in the United States long enough to assume that they had been exposed to the chickenpox
virus, which is similar to the shingles virus. Exposure spurs the function of immune cells that "re...
Monkeypox in the USA
...e, which may be clinically indistinguishable from chickenpox
and smallpox, almost certainly arrived in the USA with rodents imported from west Africa for the pet trade. From the imported rodents, monkeypox spread to captive prairie dogs, and hence to human beings. During the US outbreak, there were 81 reporte...
Effectiveness of chickenpox vaccine decreases after one year
CHICAGO The effectiveness of the chickenpox
vaccine decreases significantly in the first year ...ccording to background information in the article, chickenpox
(varicella) vaccine is recommended for routine administration to healthy children at 12 to 18 months...
NIAID forms network to tackle potentially fatal reaction to smallpox vaccine
...other skin viruses such as varicella, which causes chickenpox
and shingles. The ADVN Statistical and Data Coordinating Center will support these clinical and animal studies by analyzing research data, coordinating trials and regulatory activities, and developing and maintaining a registry of AD patients.The six...
Varicella vaccine effective on chicken pox; Impact on herpes zoster unclear
...rspective section. The varicella virus causes both chickenpox
and herpes zoster, which occurs when a latent viru...nited States, it has greatly reduced the number of chickenpox
cases and deaths from varicella. The vaccine may also have a key role in preventing zoster. "Even th...