Researchers at MGH have made a discovery that could ease symptoms for millions of people suffering from conditions such as chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia. and irritable bowel syndrome. See the news story.
On Oct 20, 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Shingrex™, the first new shingles vaccine in a decade. It is far more effective than the previous vaccine, it is safe, and the FDA approved use for adults 50 and older. It will reduce the risk of serious neurological injuries. See The New York Times and NPR articles.