Shingles, a reactivated form of the chickenpox virus, is a painful rash that afflicts many people decades after the initial chickenpox infection. Now, we have data that shingles increase heart attacks (myocardial infarction) and strokes. This is more evidence that… Read More »Shingles increase heart attacks – time for the vaccine
A large systematic review has found that adult vaccines can significantly reduce the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study suggests that individuals who have received the shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine have a significantly lower risk of dementia.
Research has provided evidence that there is an increased risk of shingles, or herpes zoster, after a COVID-19 infection.
Research does not show that getting the herpes zoster, or shingles, vaccine leads to an increased risk of dementia.
Published research shows that individuals who have received one flu vaccine have an over 40% reduction in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.
The varicella vaccine has had over 25 years of success in preventing chickenpox, a disease that killed 145 children per year pre-vaccine.