Shingles

Shingles
Shingles Vaccine May Be OK for Autoimmune Patients
Shingles Vaccine May Be OK for Autoimmune Patients Study: Vaccine Cuts Shingles Risk for People Taking Immunity Suppressing Drugs WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
FDA Approves Horizant for Post-Shingles Pain
FDA Approves Horizant for Post-Shingles Pain Drug Approved for Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) WebMD Health News By Jennifer Warner Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD Tai...
Risk of Shingles Recurrence Is Low
Risk of Shingles Recurrence Is Low Study Questions Immediate Need of Vaccine Following a Bout of Shingles WebMD Health News By Denise Mann Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More...
Shingles Vaccine Deemed Safe in Large Study
Shingles Vaccine Deemed Safe in Large Study Still, Relatively Few Older Americans Have Been Vaccinated WebMD Health News By Rita Rubin Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
FDA: Shingles Vaccine OK at Age 50 and Up
FDA: Shingles Vaccine OK at Age 50 and Up Merck's Zostavax Vaccine Approved for 50-Somethings WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from...
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Disease Risk 55%
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Disease Risk 55% Shingles Risk Cut for All Age Groups and in People With Chronic Disease, Researchers Found WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Laura...
New PHN Drug Cuts Lingering Shingles Pain
New Drug for Lingering Shingles Pain FDA Approves Qutenza for Postherpetic Neuralgia WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD Tai Chi May...
Shingles Recurs More Often Than Thought
Shingles Recurs More Often Than Thought Recurrences Are More Likely in Those Who Have More Than 2 Months of Shingles Pain WebMD Health News By Charlene Laino Reviewed by Louise...
Shingles May Raise Risk of Stroke
Shingles May Raise Risk of Stroke Study Shows Shingles Patients 30% More Likely to Suffer a Stroke WebMD Health News By Salynn Boyles Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from...
Pump Away Shingles Pain?
Pump Away Shingles Pain? Last-Resort Treatment Option Cuts Post-Shingles Pain by at Least Half, Study Says WebMD Health News By Kathleen Doheny Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD...
1 Million Shingles Patients in U.S.
1 Million Shingles Patients in U.S. Most of Those Patients Seek Shingles Treatment Each Year, Government Report Shows WebMD Health News By Miranda Hitti Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More...
Family History Ups Shingles Risk
Family History Ups Shingles Risk Study Shows Shingles More Likely if Your Relative Had the Condition WebMD Health News By Kelli Miller Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD More from WebMD...
Age 60 or Older? Get Shingles Vaccine
Age 60 or Older? Get Shingles Vaccine It's Official: CDC Recommends Shingles Vaccine Zostavax for Adults 60 and Older WebMD Health News By Miranda Hitti Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD...
Shingles Myth Busted: It Does Come Back
Shingles Myth Busted: It Does Come Back Return of Painful Shingles Attack Not Unusual WebMD Health News By Daniel J. DeNoon Reviewed by Laura J. Martin, MD More from WebMD...
Shingles Vaccine May Be OK for Autoimmune Patients
The live-virus shingles vaccine may be safe for people with autoimmune conditions and for those taking immunity-suppressing drugs.
FDA: Shingles Vaccine OK at Age 50 and Up
The FDA today approved Merck's Zostavax shingles vaccine for 50-somethings. The vaccine was already approved for people age 60 and older.
Shingles Myth Busted: It Does Come Back
Shingles is supposed to be a one-time event. But a new study finds that 6.2% of people who suffer a shingles attack suffer at least one more. 85% might have benefitted from shingles vaccination.
Shingles Vaccine Cuts Disease Risk 55%
The herpes zoster vaccine, better known as the shingles vaccine and recommended for adults 60-plus, cuts the risk of getting the painful disease by 55%, new research finds.

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