Health Library

Resource Guide for Shingles

Resources

Address:
NIAID Office of Communications and Public Liaison6610 Rockledge DriveMSC 6612Bethesda, MD 20892-6612

Phone:
1-301-496-5717

Internet Address:
http://www.niaid.nih.gov

Description of Services Provided:
Look here for information about a variety of allergies, infections, and skin conditions, including shingles. This site provides a lot of information on research studies, including information for people interested in participating in the Shingles Prevention Study.

Resources

Address:
24 E. 64th StreetNew York, NY 10021

Phone:
1-212-371-7280

Internet Address:
http://www.vzvfoundation.org

Description of Services Provided:
This website has several fact sheets about chicken pox, shingles, and postherpetic neuralgia, as well as a section answering frequently asked questions about these conditions. You can also look up information on current research studies, find out about upcoming conferences and symposia concerning research on varicella-zoster virus, and read a newsletter detailing recent research findings about varicella-zoster and the conditions it causes.