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(Medical Xpress)—Pandemic flu continues to threaten public health, especially in the wake of the recent emergence of an H7N9 low pathogenic avian influenza strain in humans. A recent study published in ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress)—Medical researchers urge vaccination this flu season as new research shows that hospital-acquired, or nosocomial, influenza is relatively uncommon, but can be severe.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers develop universal flu vaccine: New technology could become available to consumers within a decade
(Medical Xpress)—Flu is unpredictable. Influenza viruses are constantly changing—from one season to the next or even within the course of a flu season—making vaccine development difficult.
Medical research Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Collaborating scientists from Nationwide Children's Hospital, Baylor Institute for Immunology Research, and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have identified an important mechanism for stimulating protective ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—This year's unusually long and rocky flu season would be nothing compared to the pandemic that could occur if bird flu became highly contagious among humans, which is why UCLA researchers and their colleagues ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two types of environmental conditions—cold-dry and humid-rainy—are associated with seasonal influenza epidemics, according to an epidemiological study led by researchers at the National Institutes of Health's Fogarty ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Strains of antibiotic-resistant 'Staph' bacteria show seasonal preference: Children at higher risk in summer
Strains of potentially deadly, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria show seasonal infection preferences, putting children at greater risk in summer and seniors at greater risk in winter, according to result ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Vaccination against influenza for the 2012/2013 flu season appears to be moderately effective in reducing the need for outpatient medical attention, but the effect is lower in the elderly, according ...
Medications Feb 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new study suggests that patients with influenza can emit small virus-containing particles into the surrounding air during routine patient care, potentially exposing health care providers to influenza. Published in The Journal of ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The American public can expect to add earlier and more severe flu seasons to the fallout from climate change, according to a research study published online Jan. 28 in PLOS Currents: Influenza.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 28, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Forty-eight states are now reporting widespread flu activity, up from 47 last week, U.S. health officials reported Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(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
(HealthDay)—If the headlines are any indication, this year's flu season is turning out to be a whopper.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Sporadic shortages of both the flu vaccine and the flu treatment Tamiflu are being reported, as this year's intense flu season continues, according to a top U.S. health official.
Medications Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0