Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.
At least 1 million people in the United States get shingles every year, a painful and often debilitating skin rash that can take weeks to resolve.
When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.
Although not guaranteed to prevent the development of shingles, the vaccine significantly reduces the risk.
Rheumatoid arthritis patients have an increased risk for shingles, which can produce long-term complications.
Aging affects the skin in ways you can’t always see in the mirror. These skin disorders can sometimes be serious enough to affect your quality of life.
If you have asthma then you are probably aware that you are at an increased risk for certain illnesses like pneumonia, for example.One illness you may not know you have added risk for developing is shingles.In a recent study published in the Journal ...
People who have shingles may be at a higher risk of suffering a stroke or a heart attack, according to new research published in _PLOS Medicine. _ Shingles is a painful, blistering skin rash that can occur in people who have had chicken pox when they ...