News tagged with flu infection
(Medical Xpress)—Are you aware that colds, flu, most sore throats and bronchitis are caused by viruses? Did you know that antibiotics do not help fight viruses and that using them for viral infections only decreases their ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 10, 2011 | 4.6 / 5 (5) | 1
Genetics of flu susceptibility: Researchers find gene that can transform mild influenza to a life-threatening disease
A genetic finding could help explain why influenza becomes a life-threating disease to some people while it has only mild effects in others. New research led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has identified for the first ...
Genetics Mar 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
San Diego State University researchers at the Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center may have found the secret to helping the immune system fight off the flu before it gets you sick.
Immunology Jul 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
A man is in critical condition after testing positive for the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, state media said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers with the Scripps Institute have discovered that three naturally occurring antibodies are able to overcome flu mutations by attaching to a non-changing protein in the flu virus. ...
Medical research Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists studying flu vaccines have identified ways to overcome an obstacle called "original antigenic sin," which can impair immune responses to new flu strains.
Immunology Aug 13, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1 |
There's more than one way to mop up after a flu infection. Now, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in Nature Immunology that a previously unrecognized popula ...
Medical research Oct 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Georgia have discovered that a virus commonly found in dogs may serve as the foundation for the next great breakthrough in human vaccine development.
Medical research Nov 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Our immune system does not shut down with age, says a new study led by McMaster University researchers.
Immunology Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists said Wednesday that flu infections were rising among pigs raised for slaughter on farms in south and southeastern China, also plagued by bird flu.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Both innate and adaptive immune responses play an important role in controlling influenza virus infection, according to a study, published in the Open Access journal PLoS Computational Biology, by researchers from Oaklan ...
Medical research Jun 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Flu viruses are a major cause of death and sickness around the world, and antiviral drugs currently do not protect the most seriously ill patients. A study published March 7th by Cell Press in the journal Cell reveals that a ...
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A paper published today in the scientific research journal Science, describes a novel, proprietary monoclonal antibody (FI6) discovered in a collaboration between Humabs BioMed SA, the Institute for Research in Biomedicine ("IRB" ...
Medical research Jul 28, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers conducting influenza-like illness surveillance in Cambodia have confirmed a rare incidence of individuals becoming infected with a seasonal influenza and the pandemic strain at the same time, a reminder of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The pharmaceutical industry won approval to market a record number of new drugs for rare diseases last year, as a combination of scientific innovation and business opportunity spurred new treatments for diseases ...
Medications Jan 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0