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 |
(AP) -- Mexico's federal health secretary says swine flu cases in January have surpassed the number for all of 2011, a year when the virus barely appeared worldwide.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Southampton, University of Oxford and Retroscreeen Virology Ltd have discovered a series of peptides, found on the internal structures of influenza viruses that could lead ...
Medical research Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The death toll in Mexico from an outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu has hit nine, with 573 cases detected, officials said Sunday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An outbreak of A(H1N1) swine flu claimed the lives of two people -- 19 and 21 years old -- in Mexico's capital in the first weeks of the year, health authorities said Saturday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The World Health Organisation on Wednesday nominated its current chief Margaret Chan for a second term at the head of the UN agency.
Health Jan 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists from the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) have discovered that an antigen common to most influenza viruses, and commonly referred to as matrix protein 2 (M2), when administered under the tongue could protect ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
At least 32 people have been infected in a flare-up of the H1N1 swine flu virus in Nicaragua over the last week, according to the health ministry.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 14, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
People with asthma who are admitted to hospital with pandemic influenza H1N1 (swine flu) are half as likely to die or require intensive care than those without asthma, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The last century has seen two major pandemics caused by the H1N1 virus -- the Spanish Flu in 1918 and 2009's Swine Flu scare, which had thousands travelling with surgical masks and clamoring for vaccination. But scientists ...
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Researchers from Australia determined that pediatric liver transplant patients who received a single-dose of the H1N1 vaccine were not adequately protected against the virus compared to healthy children. This study appearing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 26, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A novel breath test, measuring the immune response to the H1N1 flu virus, could help to ease future vaccine shortages by identifying the people who have already been infected with the flu virus.
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Adjuvanted vaccines used during the 2009 swine flu pandemic did not increase the risk of Guillain-Barré syndrome substantially, if at all, finds a large Europe-wide study published in the British Medical Journal today. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The swine flu outbreak of winter 2009-2010 was much more widespread than was previously realised, research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |