No Association Between mRNA COVID-19 and Herpes Zoster Identified
Study investigators hope these results are reassuring.
Patients With Cancer at Greater Risk for Shingles
Shingles vaccination can protect against infection and complications.
Shingrix Guidelines for the Immunocompromised
The CDC has updated recommendations for shingles vaccination.
Staying Active During Shingles
Light exercise has both physical and emotional benefits
Recurrent Shingles: More Common Than Once Thought
Learn who’s at risk and how vaccination can help.
Specialist Care for Shingles Complications
Some patients may benefit from specialized treatment.
Raising Shingles Awareness With First-Ever Shingles Awareness Week
GSK and the International Federation on Aging are working to confront risks and misconceptions about the disease.
Why Get Vaccinated Against Shingles?
Five reasons why Shingrix is recommended for adults aged 50-plus.
Shingles Vaccination Associated with Lower Risk of Dementia
Receiving both the Herpes zoster and Tdap vaccines can reduce dementia risk by half.
Treatment for Shingles Rash and Pain
Medications and lifestyle changes can provide relief.
Oral Shingles Are A Mouthful of Pain
Prompt treatment can reduce pain and complications.
10 Shingles Facts You Need to Know
Forewarned is forearmed against a serious infection
Shingles Vaccine Remains Important for Adults 50+
The CDC recommends Shingrix for prevention of herpes zoster
ACIP Recommends Shingrix for Immunocompromised Adults
At-risk adults aged 19 and older may soon be eligible
Shingles, Nerve Paths, and Dermatomes
Learn how the varicella zoster virus reactivates as herpes zoster.
The Recombinant Zoster Vaccine: 6 Facts You Should Know
To date, the best recombinant zoster vaccine (Shingrix) is the best protection against shingles and its complications.
Shingles: Beyond the Rash, Complications Associated with Herpes Zoster
Serious complications are associated with herpes zoster. Early treatment with antivirals can not only shorten the course of the infection but also help reduce the chance of complications developing.
Shingrix Approved for Immunocompromised Adults
FDA gives OK to shingles vaccine for those at risk
Shingrix Is Highly Effective for Patients With IBD
Study findings reveal decreased risk of HZ infection
Shingles On the Face: Complications and Treatment
Potential for serious complications is very real.
The Chickenpox-Shingles Connection
One virus causes 2 infections decades apart.
Recurrent Shingles: Herpes Zoster Can Strike More Than Once
Here’s what to know about recurrent shingles and risk factors.
Shingles Vaccination Rate Surpasses US Target Goal
Rates for other vaccinations remain low in the United States.
Managing Shingles on the Scalp
Pay special attention to prevent permanent hair loss.
Potential Shingles Link to COVID-19 Vaccine Misconstrued
Mainstream news outlets and social media misinterpreted Israeli study findings.
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus and Vision Loss
Moderate to severe vision loss occurs in 10% of cases, study says.
Reducing Nerve Pain from Shingles
Pharmaceuticals and vaccination for herpes zoster.
Self-Care Tips for Dealing with Shingles
Pharmacists can advise patients on easy home remedies to cope with the pain.
Shingrix’s Efficacy Supported by Real-world Data
Study reports recombinant zoster vaccine is more than 85% effective overall.
Shingles Vaccination Counseling During the COVID-19 Pandemic
CDC advises not to delay shingles vaccination.
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