Shingles may raise your risk of Alzheimer's, study warns


Catching shingles may raise the risk of Alzheimer's disease, scientists have warned. A study led by Oxford University found the infection can set off a chain reaction in the brain linked to dementia. It does this by waking up a different, normally-harmless herpes virus that remains dormant in our bodies from childhood. This leads to a 'dramatic' accumulation of plaque and inflammation in the b...

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