Shingles tied to increased risk of stroke

Having shingles - a viral infection that causes a painful rash - may increase the risk of stroke years later, a new research has warned.

Sun can stop chickenpox from spreading

UV rays have long been known to inactivate varicella-zoster virus which is extremely contagious.

Rejecting chickenpox vaccine puts kids more at risk of disease

Kids, whose parents say no to varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, are more prone to develop the disease, according to a new study.

Rejecting chickenpox vaccine puts kids more at risk of disease

Kids, whose parents say no to varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, are more prone to develop the disease, according to a new study.

Chickenpox vaccine may protect kids from shingles

Children who get vaccinated against chickenpox may have a lower risk of developing shingles, a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus, US researchers said on Friday.

Chickenpox vaccine may protect kids from shingles

Children who get vaccinated against chickenpox may have a lower risk of developing shingles, a painful rash caused by the chickenpox virus, US researchers said on Friday.

Saina Nehwal down with chickenpox

India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal’s World Championships campaign suffered a setback as bad health took toll on her preparations. She has been contracted with chickenpox.

Saina Nehwal down with chickenpox

India’s ace shuttler Saina Nehwal’s World Championships campaign suffered a setback as bad health took toll on her preparations. She has been contracted with chickenpox.