Shingles outbreak

Every fifth of us has experienced the burning pain, the increasing rash and growing blisters on any parts of their skin. Yes, shingles. What is even worse, some of us suffer from this phenomena more than once in our lives…

Research on Shingles is Looking Good

Shingles is basically a skin rash, also known as herpes zoster, however it can present serious complications and is caused by the same seemingly harmless virus that causes chickenpox during childhood. The VZV – varicella zoster virus – which causes…

New FDA licensed vaccine against smallpox

Most people have never even thought about smallpox as a disease. Nowadays it is basically a non-issue and a childsplay mostly. From a Worldwide perspective the last occurring case in a natural manner of chickenpox was in 1977 in Somalia.…

David Letterman: the man, the legend

In light of the new announcement made about him leaving the late night show format, David Letterman is now an even bigger sensation on the web. Everyone knows who David Letterman is, at least from afar, most people know he…

Wanna party? Chicken pox parties are back in town

In a recent case that has come into light in California a woman was offered to send her unvaccinated children to a measles party. Although she refused, this has opened the path to arguments about these parties. The situation in…

Adults need vaccine too, says doctor

Published: Feb 26, 2015 It is unfortunate that medics have not succeeded in maintaining the importance of vaccination over the years. It is quite unbelievable that many people including adults still go down to a disease like measles or mumps…

Free shingles vaccine for Dudley’s older residents

Published: Feb 19, 2015 A free Shingles vaccine has been made available for the aged residents of Dudley. Presently, the residents who are aged more than 70 years are being informed about this one-time vaccine. Shingles, also known as Herpes Zoster, is…

Adults are skipping their vaccinations!

Published: Feb 7, 2015 It is a very strange thing that vaccination is hardly considered as a life-saving marvel after one gets across his childhood untouched by these diseases. But, very few vaccines are actually one-shot vaccines and most critical…