Stroke risk seems to increase for six months after a shingles infection

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for April 7, 2014



Stroke Risk Spikes After Shingles Episode: Study


Sinead Langan, senior lecturer, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine; Maria Nagel, M.D., assistant professor, neurology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver; Larry Goldstein, M.D., director, Duke University Stroke Center, Durham, N.C., and spokesman, American Heart Association; April 3, 2014, Clinical Infectious Diseases, online