Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Four-in-one antibody used to fight flu shows promise in mice

A large international team of researchers has developed a four-in-one antibody approach to fighting influenza infections. In their paper published in the journal Science, the group describes the development of the antibody ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'13 Reasons Why' linked to uptick in US adolescent suicides: study

Another study about "13 Reasons Why," which follows the story of a high school girl who takes her own life, has found that suicides among US youths rose significantly in the months following the popular Netflix show's release.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Common food additive may weaken defenses against influenza

Research conducted in mice suggests the food additive tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ)—found in many common products from frozen meat to crackers and fried foods—suppresses the immune response the body mounts when fighting ...

Health

How to survive on 'Game of Thrones': Switch allegiances

Characters in the Game of Thrones TV series are more likely to die if they do not switch allegiance, and are male, according to an article published in the open access journal Injury Epidemiology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Flu season lingers in big cities

Big cities with a large commuting workforce tend to have longer, more grinding flu seasons, a new study suggests.

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