Shingles vaccine offers 'poor protection' for seniors with untreated depression, study finds


Seniors who are depressed may be at higher risk for shingles, even if they are vaccinated. This is according to research published recently in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

Seniors with recent shingles episodes are not likely to face recurrence, study suggests


Elderly adults who have had a single episode of shingles have a relatively low short-term risk for coming down with the painful skin condition again, regardless of vaccination status, new research suggests.