Everyone fears shingles. We all know of patients who develop shingles and many of whom continue to live with pain, often for years and years. The elderly are particularly vulnerable to this disabling disease and bare the burden of developing the neuralgia.
A vaccine is now available and recommended for patients over the age of 60 years of age. Reported in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association), Dr. Tseng and associates reported in January of 2011 (Volume 305, Number 2, ...Continue Reading →