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Herpes Simplex Virus Antibody Levels Tied to Incident Frailty And Mortality

Herpes Simplex Virus Antibody Levels Tied to Incident Frailty And Mortality

Antibody levels were associated with unadjusted risks of incident frailty and mortality in community-dwelling older women.

Number of Seniors Taking Supplements in Addition to Medications

Number of Seniors Taking Supplements in Addition to Medications

Many do not tell their doctors, putting them at risk for dangerous drug interactions.

Booster Dose to Prevent Herpes Zoster Helpful For Seniors

Booster Dose to Prevent Herpes Zoster Helpful For Seniors

Participants in the study group aged 50-59 had the best immune response.

Risk of Stroke Events Appears Increased After Shingles Diagnosis in Seniors

Risk of Stroke Events Appears Increased After Shingles Diagnosis in Seniors

Chance of stroke, myocardial infarction increased most in the first week after diagnosis.

Intervention Reduces Potentially Inappropriate Medications Used in Seniors

Intervention Reduces Potentially Inappropriate Medications Used in Seniors

Intervention also effective for reducing proton pump inhibitor prescribing.

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