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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥60 Years Who Ever Had the Shingles Vaccine, by Sex — National Health Interview Survey, 2008–2016
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Infectious Diseases A-Z: Over age 50? Get your shingles vaccine
All adults over 50 are encouraged to get the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends Shingrix for the prevention of herpes zoster (shingles) and related complications. "When people get shingles, it?s a very painful ordeal," says Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic. Watch: Dr. Pritish [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: I fear for my eyes if shingles come back on my face  
DR ELLIE CANNON: Shingles is a recurrence of a viral infection that appears in the skin and affects a surprisingly large number of people with one in four people suffering the condition in their lifetime. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ask How Long Does It Take to Recover from Shingles
How Long Does It Take to Recover from Shingles? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can You Get Shingles from Stress?
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Ask How Do You Get Rid of Shingles
How Do You Get Rid of Shingles? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - May 3, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Shingles: guidance and vaccination programme
This Guidance Collection covering the characteristics, management and surveillance of shingles (herpes zoster) was updated in April 2018. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zoster Vaccination Pearls
Rx Shorts: With 2 shingles vaccines available, questions continue to multiply. Take away 4 small pearls to help answer patient questions and yours. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 1, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Matthew Baker, PharmD Tags: Immunization Infectious Disease Vaccines Source Type: news

Rx Shorts: Zoster Vaccination Pearls
Rx Shorts: With 2 shingles vaccines available, questions continue to multiply. Take away 4 small pearls to help answer patient questions and maybe yours. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 1, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Matthew Baker, PharmD Tags: Immunization Infectious Disease Vaccines Source Type: news

NHS England warning as vaccine programme extended
Public Health England and NHS England have issued a warning after some patients were given a vaccination for shingles that could leave them with “severe” complications. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Shingles programme 2018/19 letter published
NHS England and Public Health England (PHE) have written to GP practices about the 2018/19 shingles programme. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 13, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New GSK shingles vaccine off to strong start in key U.S. market
LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's new shingles vaccine - a priority product as the company strives to improve its drugs line-up - has won more than 90 percent U.S. market share just five months after its launch, prescription-tracking data show. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Will having the shingles jab give us chicken pox?
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your queries on everything and anything. This week, he deals with the risks of shingles immunisation and effective treatments for psoriatic arthritis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Practices to offer free shingles vaccine to over 70s
GP practices will offer the shingles vaccine throughout the year to patients over the age of 70.  Aletter by Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England sent to practices today (9 April) specified that patients aged 70 and 78 years old will now be eligible for their shingles vaccine from the date of their birthday. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - April 9, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Patients Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Personal Health: Why You Should Get the New Shingles Vaccine
People 50 and older should get the new shingles vaccine whether or not they remember having had chickenpox as a child, experts say. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Shingles (Disease) Vaccination and Immunization Chicken Pox Viruses Immune System Source Type: news

Chickenpox vaccine found to cause shingles in some children
(Natural News) A case study published in the journal Pediatric Dermatology looked at shingles cases that occurred in healthy children that were vaccinated for chickenpox. In the study, the authors looked at cases of shingles that were initially thought to be skin rashes. The authors looked at seven cases of children who contracted herpes zoster (shingles) at the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Hamilton' creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's shingles diagnosis
The CDC warns about super bugs that are resistant to almost all antibiotics, advising patients to take antibiotics exactly as directed and only when necessary. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Shingles: A look at the virus after Lin-Manuel Miranda's diagnosis
One in three Americans will get shingles in their lifetime, according to the CDC (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Dean on Education and Moving Forward
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - March 28, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Shingrix Approved in Europe and Japan for Prevention of Shingles Shingrix Approved in Europe and Japan for Prevention of Shingles
In clinical testing, Shingrix demonstrated over 90% efficacy against herpes zoster in adults aged 50 years or older, with efficacy sustained during the 4-year follow-up period.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

Shingles Is Nasty, And The New Vaccine Works Well. Why Do Adults Avoid Shots?
Beyond annual flu shots, federal health officials say older adults need protection against shingles, pneumonia, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. But many grown-ups aren't getting vaccinated.(Image credit: Andrew Brookes/Getty Images/Cultura RF) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Michelle Andrews Source Type: news

Shingles rash - symptoms of infection revealed as vaccine could HALVE your risk
SHINGLES rash is a symptom of the same virus infection as chicken pox. These are the signs of herpes zoster to look out for, after it was revealed the UK vaccine could more than halve your risk of infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you have internal shingles without a rash?
Shingles usually causes a painful, blistering rash. It can also cause internal symptoms, appear without a rash, and may spread to internal organs. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect when you have shingles
Shingles normally lasts 3 to 5 weeks, but there are some factors that may affect how long it takes to heal. Learn more about what to expect. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news

Why the latest shingles vaccine is more than 90 percent effective
(Westmead Institute for Medical Research) A new study has shown how the body's immune system responds to the new shingles vaccine, Shingrix, making it more than 90 percent effective at protecting against the virus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Sorrento's Patch for After-Shingles Nerve Pain FDA Approves Sorrento's Patch for After-Shingles Nerve Pain
Sorrento Therapeutics Inc is planning to launch later this year its stick-on patch to relieve nerve pain due to shingles, ZTlido, which received the U.S. Food And Drug Administration approval on Wednesday.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves Sorrento's non-opioid painkiller patch, shares jump
(Reuters) - Sorrento Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved ZTlido, its non-opioid painkiller patch for nerve pain related to shingles, which it plans to launch later this year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sorrento Therapeutics wins FDA nod for post-shingles pain patch
Shares in Sorrento Therapeutics (NSDQ:SRNE) soared today after the company announced that the FDA approved its ZTlido lidocaine pain patch designed to treat patients with post-shingles neuralgia. The company resubmitted its application for ZTlido to the FDA last year after it was rejected by the U.S. regulatory agency in 2016. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sorrento Therapeutics wins FDA nod for post-shingles pain patch appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 28, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pain Management Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Sorrento Therapeutics Source Type: news

FDA approves Sorrento's patch for after-shingles nerve pain
(Reuters) - Sorrento Therapeutics Inc is planning to launch later this year its stick-on patch to relieve nerve pain due to shingles, ZTlido, which received the U.S. Food And Drug Administration approval on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New Shingles Vaccine: What You Need To Know
The new vaccine is more than 90% effective at preventing shingles and a painful complication called postherpetic neuralgia (PHN) in all age groups. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: A Painful Rash -- Is It Shingles?
Title: Shingles: A Painful Rash -- Is It Shingles?Category: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 9/16/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Skin General)
Source: MedicineNet Skin General - February 12, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Chicken pox vaccine linked with shingles at the vaccination site in some children
(Wiley) New research in Pediatric Dermatology reports several cases of shingles that developed at the original vaccination site in healthy children after they were immunized against chicken pox. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Long-term Effectiveness of the Live Zoster Vaccine Long-term Effectiveness of the Live Zoster Vaccine
A live attenuated zoster vaccine for the prevention of shingles has been licensed for older adults in the US since 2006. How effective has it been over the long-term, and does efficacy differ by age?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

2018 Adult ACIP Schedule Highlights New Shingles Vaccine 2018 Adult ACIP Schedule Highlights New Shingles Vaccine
The new recommendations also address the use of an extra dose of measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine during mumps outbreaks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

ACIP Issues Updated Adult Vax Schedule
(MedPage Today) -- Changes to shingles, MMR vaccine recommendations (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - February 5, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

CHMP Backs Shingles Vaccine Shingrix for Adults 50 and Older CHMP Backs Shingles Vaccine Shingrix for Adults 50 and Older
The European Medicines Agency's CHMP voted to grant marketing authorization for the Shingrix vaccine to prevent herpes zoster and postherpetic neuralgia.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 26, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Alert Source Type: news

GSK's shingles vaccine gets green light from EMA panel
(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's shingles vaccine moved one step closer to market after a European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel on Friday gave a positive opinion on the drug, which is a key product for the British drugmaker's pipeline. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Shingles and Shingles Vaccine: An Update Shingles and Shingles Vaccine: An Update
A recently approved shingles vaccine seems to be more effective in preventing the virus. Drs Rapuano and Meghpara from Wills Eye Hospital discuss its role for patients.Wills Eye Hospital (Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Ophthalmology Headlines - January 5, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Ophthalmology Commentary Source Type: news

New Shingles Vaccine Is Cost Effective
Shingrix provides 90 percent protection and is given in two shots at $140 each. It is recommended for people 50 and older. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Shingles (Disease) Vaccination and Immunization Elderly Health Insurance and Managed Care Chicken Pox Source Type: news

Newer Shingles Vaccine Cheaper, More Effective
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 4, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Newer Shingles Vaccine Cheaper, More Effective Newer Shingles Vaccine Cheaper, More Effective
A novel adjuvanted herpes zoster vaccine is likely to be more effective and cheaper than the live attenuated herpes zoster vaccine, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

ID Break: Cheaper Shingles Vax; Flu Deaths Stable ... So Far
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - January 3, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New vaccine for 'hideous' shingles illness should be free for seniors, advocates argue
Advocates for older Canadians are calling on provincial governments to cover the cost of a new vaccine against shingles that will soon be available. Shingles is a painful illness to which seniors are more susceptible and advocates say vaccine coverage should be treated as a public health issue. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Ask Well: Does a ‘ Strong ’ Immune System Ward Off Colds and Flu?
How well you fight off colds and flu is likely a combination of luck, genetics and lifestyle. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: KAREN WEINTRAUB Tags: Immune System Influenza Colds Diet and Nutrition Vaccination and Immunization Luck Shingles (Disease) Genetics and Heredity Obesity Smoking and Tobacco Source Type: news

Shingles vaccine programme proving effective but uptake falling
The benefits of the shingles vaccination programme need to be “effectively communicated” to health professionals and the public to reverse a fall in uptake, according to researchers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 22, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Is shingles contagious? Symptoms risk rises with age and being near chickenpox sufferers
SHINGLES causes painful symptoms and complications in older people, however getting the vaccine could protect you. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles vaccine 'has cut cases by a third' in England
But Public Health England is urging more people in their 70s to get their free injection. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles vaccines scientifically proven to cause chicken pox outbreaks
(Natural News) Hopped up on vaccine industry funds, the mainstream media went all out in 2015 trying to convince the public that unvaccinated children are spreading disease and endangering society. In tune with other lying mainstream media outlets, The International Business Times lied about the true source of disease while calling for the continued segregation of normal, healthy, unvaccinated children... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news