Notes from the Field: Trends in Gabapentin Detection and Involvement in Drug Overdose Deaths - 23 States and the District of Columbia, 2019-2020 - Mattson CL, Chowdhury F, Gilson TP.
Gabapentin is an anticonvulsant medication, which is also approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat postherpetic neuralgia, a painful complication of shingles, which results from reactivation of the varicella zoster virus.*, † Gabapentin is co... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

How to ease shingles symptoms at home: Running an oat bath ‘can lower the itchiness'
WHILE the only reminder of your childhood chickenpox might be the itchy memories, the same virus could make another appearance later in life, causing shingles. Reviving the stubborn itch, the virus called varicella-zoster can trigger a series of uncomfortable symptoms. Fortunately, an oat bath could provide aid, according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: The 'first signs' before a rash appears - what to look out for
MANY people will be aware that shingles can cause a painful rash, though there are also a number of other possible signs. Medication might be needed to speed up the recovery process and to avoid longer-lasting issues. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles vaccination: eligibility poster, UKHSA (updated 11th May 2022)
Posters showing who is eligible for shingles vaccination for GP surgeries, hospitals, care homes and primary care settings. 11 May 2022Removed information relating to vaccinations during the COVID-19 lockdown. 27 April 2021Updated shingles vaccination eligibility information and poster. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: Eating less acidic foods could help reduce symptoms – what to eat instead
SHINGLES is activated by the herpes zoster virus that lies dormant within the body following a chickenpox infection, usually caught in childhood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: ‘One in three adults will develop shingles in their lifetime’ - symptoms to spot
ALTHOUGH it's probably been years since you had chickenpox, the very same virus can trigger a different condition later in life - shingles. As one in three people develop shingles in their lifetime, it could be useful knowing the warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GSK beats forecasts on back of Covid and shingles treatments
UK drugmaker points to ‘good momentum’ as sales rise by a third in ‘landmark year’ (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 27, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

World immunisation week – 24-30 April
This annual event is championed by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and promotes the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against preventable diseases, ranging from pre-school vaccinations like MMR, to flu and shingles which are available to older age groups. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 22, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shingles Risk Increased For People Over 50 Who Had COVID, Study Says
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News COVID-19 Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Shingles Source Type: news

Shingles: Lysine-rich foods such as cheese, fish and eggs and seaweed shown to help
SHINGLES is a condition which causes painful rashes on the body. When it strikes, certain foods can help alleviate symptoms. For some, they could even prevent the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older people who get covid are at increased risk of getting shingles
Those 50 and older who had a mild case of covid-19 are 15 percent more likely to develop the painful ailment within six month than those who had not been infected by the coronavirus, study says. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

Could COVID Increase Your Risk for Shingles?
Researchers found people 50 and older who had COVID were 15% more likely to develop shingles, compared to people who were never infected. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could COVID Infection After Age 50 Leave You Vulnerable to Shingles?
Title: Could COVID Infection After Age 50 Leave You Vulnerable to Shingles?Category: Health NewsCreated: 4/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 11, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Shingles (Herpes Zoster)
Title: Shingles (Herpes Zoster)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/8/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - April 8, 2022 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Covid: Older adults who catch virus at 'significantly' higher risk of shingles warns study
AS THE pandemic progresses it is becoming increasingly clear coronavirus can cause more than just respiratory symptoms. Skin complications have been widely reported in patients with confirmed COVID-19, and according to a new study, these may include shingles. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news