Receipt of herpes, Tdap vaccines associated with lower risk of dementia in older adults: study
Dec 14, 2021
Older adults who receive the herpes zoster (HZ), and tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (Tdap) vaccinations are less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to research by scientists at St. Louis...
Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, February 26
Feb 25, 2020
A weak heart can affect the brain and contribute to cognitive decline … Annual breast cancer screening not beneficial for women over age 75 … Adults don’t need tetanus, diphtheria boosters if...
FDA approves Boostrix to prevent three diseases in older people
Jul 12, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Boostrix vaccine for the treatment of tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) in people ages 65 and older. Boostrix is the first vaccine approved...