Medical research

Simple strategy could lead to a 'universal' flu vaccine

It's that time of year again: Temperatures drop, sleeves go up, and the needles come out. If scientists at The Rockefeller University have their way, however, the annual ritual of the flu shot could become obsolete.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists find high prevalence of antibiotic resistance in Kenya

Antibiotic resistance is one of the most significant global public health problems and is rising in many developing nations due to over-use of antimicrobial agents, widespread availability of counterfeit or substandard medicines ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Closing in on a universal flu vaccine

Unreliable yearly flu jabs could be a thing of the past as researchers close in on technology that will take down the deadly virus once and for all.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

When to see a doctor for the flu

You're feeling under the weather, but is it a cold or the flu? Sometimes it's hard to tell initially, and even more difficult to decide if you should make an appointment with your doctor. One Baylor College of Medicine expert ...

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