3/6/2013

Researchers looked at data on nearly 60,000 people with autoimmune diseases and found that those who took anti-tumor necrosis factor drugs and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs were no more likely to develop shingles. More than 10 milligrams of corticosteroids daily, however, was linked twice the risk of shingles. The findings appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

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