Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Four-in-one flu shot may mean lifelong protection against the flu

A vaccine combining centralized ancestral genes from four major influenza strains appears to provide broad protection against the dangerous ailment, according to new research by a team from the Nebraska Center for Virology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher turns 'SARS mask' into a virus killer

(Edmonton) A University of Alberta engineering researcher has developed a new way to treat common surgical masks so they are capable of trapping and killing airborne viruses. His research findings appear in the prestigious ...

Diabetes

CDC finds vaccination coverage varies for adults with diabetes

(HealthDay)—Among adults with diagnosed diabetes, vaccination coverage varies, with influenza vaccination more prevalent than pneumococcal or hepatitis B vaccination, according to a December data brief published by the ...

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