Shingles are dangerous to the health of older people

Researchers from the London school of hygiene and tropical medicine found the risk of stroke in the first week after a diagnosis of "tinea" is increased by half. Slightly, but also increases the likelihood of developing on the background of depriving myocardial infarction. The understanding of the mechanisms of interaction between the two diseases, scientists believe, will help in the prevention of heart disease and blood vessels, carrying away millions of lives around the world.

The study involved 137 000 people who have a background of herpes zoster developed a stroke. Comparing data with control group, the researchers found that a skin disease significantly increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, says Science World Report.

Now it's hard to say what caused this phenomenon. Particularly acute following question: does vaccination against herpes zoster on the risk of stroke? The answer to this question yet.

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