Geriatric Illnesses Feature Archive

Is CMV a Major Contributor to Cardiovascular Disease in RA?

Is CMV a Major Contributor to Cardiovascular Disease in RA?

An expert Q&A with Florian Kern, PhD, deputy director of research at Brighton and Sussex Medical School in the UK, who makes the case that cytomegalovirus is a major driver of cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

A Closer Look at the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine

A Closer Look at the Herpes Zoster Subunit Vaccine

Herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles, may occur in anyone previously infected with chicken pox, but is most common in adults 60 years and older due to an age-related decline in immunity.

Norovirus in Nursing Homes: Even More Transmissible Than Previously Thought?

Norovirus in Nursing Homes: Even More Transmissible Than Previously Thought?

In patients showing symptoms, norovirus RNA was found in more than half of those patients' rooms.

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