Postherpetic Neuralgia

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Compliance Key to Managing Postherpetic Neuralgia

Compliance Key to Managing Postherpetic Neuralgia

Treating this neuropathic pain condition can be complicated because of polypharmacy, drug dosing schedules, adverse events, drug-drug interactions, and patient comorbidities.

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Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Incidence of Postherpetic Neuralgia

Effect of Low-Level Laser Therapy on Incidence of Postherpetic Neuralgia

Because the increased cytokine levels in the acute phase of herpes zoster are assumed to be a potential mechanism for inducing PHN, the early suppression of these cytokines by LLLT may help prevent the development of PHN.

Is Asthma Linked to Shingles Risk in Adults?

Is Asthma Linked to Shingles Risk in Adults?

Odds of herpes zoster 70% higher among people with respiratory condition.

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Not Cost-Effective in Adults Aged 50 Years, Study Shows

Herpes Zoster Vaccine Not Cost-Effective in Adults Aged 50 Years, Study Shows

At willingness-to-pay threshold of 100,000 per QALY, 3 probability of vaccine being cost-effective.