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(HealthDay)—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a novel type of flu vaccine, the agency announced Wednesday.
Medications Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no increased risk of pregnancy loss, while pregnant women who experienced influenza during pregnancy had an increased risk of miscarriages ...
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Health officials say this year's flu outbreak is the worst in a decade, and Boston on Wednesday declared a public health emergency as the flu epidemic worsened. Forty-one states are currently ...
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A Jordanian woman has died of swine flu in the second such death in a week, Health Minister Abdullatif Wreikat said on Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—With the United States in the throes of one of the worst flu outbreaks in years, health-care experts say there are ways you can fight back and protect yourself from the virus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The flu season arrived early in the U.S. this year, but health officials and experts say it's too early to say this will be a bad one.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 1
Duke researchers are looking to genomic technologies – not the isolation of bacteria or viruses – to quickly detect and diagnose infectious diseases such as the flu and staph.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Influenza virus: Being the most beneficial mutation is no guarantee of long-term genetic success, research finds
(Medical Xpress)—Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute scientists have used computer modelling to understand why some mutations in a virus gene rise to dominance and become 'fixed' in the genome of the virus, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 03, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Three Palestinians in the West Bank have died in the past week from the H1N1 influenza strain known as swine flu, the Palestinian health ministry said on Thursday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new process to make a one-time, universal influenza vaccine has been discovered by a researcher at Georgia State University's Center for Inflammation, Immunity and Infection and his partners.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A four-year-old boy has died of bird flu in Indonesia, the health ministry said Tuesday, the 10th fatal case in the country this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
(Medical Xpress)—Influenza, commonly known as the flu, has distinct transmission patterns around the world. In temperate regions, influenza's occurrence peaks during the winter season, while in some tropical regions, the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Indonesia has identified the bird flu virus that killed hundreds of thousands of ducks in recent weeks as a more virulent type which is new to the country, according to a letter seen Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Italy have discovered that the flu virus could contribute to the onset of diabetes. This finding could help scientists uncover a way to prevent some forms of this condition. The study was funded ...
Diabetes Dec 04, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0