Shingles

June 27: Don't underestimate the risk of shingles at your facility

June 27: Don't underestimate the risk of shingles at your facility

A leading expert will address ways operators can spot and treat shingles during a webinar that takes place at 1 p.m. ET on June 27.

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

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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

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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.