(HealthDay) -- Only 29 human cases of a new strain of "swine" flu have been identified in two years, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is making sure it's prepared should the H3N2 strain ...
Medications Aug 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 2 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New ways that viruses manipulate the human immune response have been revealed in a research paper just published in Nature involving TCD scientists. Dr Orla Mulhern and Professor Andrew Bowie, School of Bio ...
Immunology Aug 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Grenoble, France, have determined the detailed 3-dimensional structure of part of the flu virus' RNA polymerase, an enzyme that is crucial for influenza virus ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A novel avian influenza virus has acquired the ability to infect aquatic mammals and was responsible for an outbreak of fatal pneumonia that recently struck harbor seals in New England, according to scientists at the Center ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Four people attending an Indiana county fair this month came down with flu traced to pigs, U.S. health officials report.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
Hong Kong on Thursday closed a popular tourist spot where hundreds of caged birds are on display after the deadly H5N1 avian flu virus was detected at one of the stalls.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A major collaboration between US research centers has highlighted three factors that could ultimately determine whether an outbreak of influenza becomes a serious epidemic that threatens national health. The research suggests ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
Scientists have discovered a new gene in the influenza virus that helps the virus control the body's response to infection.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists have created versions of the H5N1 bird flu that spread easily among mammals through droplets in sneezes and have concluded that the deadly virus could trigger a global pandemic in humans.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The journal Science is today publishing a paper revealing that highly pathogenic H5N1 influenza, also known as bird flu, can pass from one ferret to another through the air. Publicatio ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
It might be possible for human-to-human airborne transmissible avian H5N1 influenza viruses to evolve in nature, new research has found. The findings, from research led by Professor Derek Smith and Dr Colin Russell at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
A close collaboration between scientists from the Experimental Therapeutics Centre (ETC) under the Agency for Science and Technology Research (A*STAR) and clinicians from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) has enabled the successful ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A 10-year-old Cambodian girl has died from bird flu, the World Health Organization said Monday, the country's third fatality from the virulent disease this year.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1