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Medical News Today: Flu Symptoms (Influenza Symptoms): Signs, Duration, Complications
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.02.05]
Find out all about the signs and symptoms of influenza, the seasonal respiratory illness that is commonly referred to as flu. Flu is most common between December and February.

Flu Symptoms (Influenza Symptoms): Signs, Duration, Complications
Source: Body Aches News From Medical News Today [2016.02.05]
Find out all about the signs and symptoms of influenza, the seasonal respiratory illness that is commonly referred to as flu. Flu is most common between December and February.

Fighting flu with designer drugs: a new compound given before or after exposure fends off different influenza strains
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.02.04]
A study published in PLOS Pathogens reports that a new antiviral drug protects mice against a range of influenza virus strains.

Flu vaccine shows promise for reducing risk of influenza-associated atrial fibrillation
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2016.02.02]
Influenza is significantly associated with an increased risk of new-onset atrial fibrillation, which could be reduced through influenza vaccination, according to new findings reported HeartRhythm.

CDC Alert: Severe Influenza Illness Reported
Source: Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology Headlines [2016.02.01]
Clinicians should initiate antiviral treatment to very ill and high-risk patients suspected of having influenza without waiting for test results. ICU admissions and deaths have been reported.
Medscape Medical News

Acid-sensitive molecular changes contribute to the emergence of pandemic influenza
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.01.26]
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a molecular property of the hemagglutinin protein that contributed to the emergence of the 2009 H1N1 pandemic influenza virus.

Targeted school closure policies may help the fight against pandemic influenza
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.01.21]
Targeted school closure policies may help mitigating the spread of pandemic influenza, while entailing lower social costs than more traditional policies, such as nationwide school closure.

Prime-boost H7N9 influenza vaccine concept promising in clinical trial
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.12.10]
In clinical trials, several candidate H7N9 pandemic influenza vaccines made from inactivated viruses have been shown to be safe and to generate an immune response.

Avian influenza expert raises concerns as USDA stockpiles vaccines
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.11.27]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is creating a stockpile of avian influenza vaccines, but an expert suggests careful consideration of the strategy and cautions that the strain of the next...

Flu (Influenza)
Source: MedicineNet Bioterrorism Specialty [2015.10.07]
Title: Flu (Influenza)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Rapidly assessing the next influenza pandemic
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.09.25]
Influenza pandemics are potentially the most serious natural catastrophes that affect the human population.

'Immune Camouflage' may explain H7N9 influenza vaccine failure
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.09.24]
The avian influenza A (H7N9) virus has been a major concern since the first outbreak in China in 2013.

Bird Flu (Avian Influenza, Avian Flu)
Source: MedicineNet oseltamivir Specialty [2015.05.26]
Title: Bird Flu (Avian Influenza, Avian Flu)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

Vaccines developed for H5N1, H7N9 avian influenza strains
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.05.25]
A recent study with Kansas State University researchers details vaccine development for two new strains of avian influenza that can be transmitted from poultry to humans.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) - Arizona taking steps to protect poultry
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.04.24]
The Arizona Department of Agriculture is working with large and small poultry farmers in the state concerning the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI).

Study maps travel of H7 influenza genes
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.01.25]
Influenza has a long history of being one of the most deadly diseases to afflict humanity, but what exactly makes it so dangerous?

New candidate vaccine against risky avian influenza
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.11.26]
The avian influenza (bird flu) virus of the H5N1 subtype continues to infect people, especially in South-Eastern Asia.

Medical News Today: Flu risk: cover your cough at Superbowl celebrations
Source: Featured Health News from Medical News Today [2016.02.06]
Superbowl parties and gatherings can spread influenza, putting the lives of over-65s at risk. Researchers advise party-goers to take extra precautions while celebrating.

Flu risk: cover your cough at Superbowl celebrations
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.02.06]
Superbowl parties and gatherings can spread influenza, putting the lives of over-65s at risk. Researchers advise party-goers to take extra precautions while celebrating.

Flu Shot May Protect Against New-Onset Afib (CME/CE)
Source: MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for physicians [2016.02.05]
(MedPage Today) -- Influenza infection may increase atrial fibrillation risk

For pregnant women with flu, the earlier the better for antiviral treatment
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.02.04]
Prompt use of medication beneficial, especially in cases of severe illness, study suggests.Pregnant women are at higher risk for serious illness and complications, including death, from influenza.

'Homing' molecule discovery could help speed-up fight against flu
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.01.21]
A team of Cardiff University scientists has discovered a new molecule which could help better target and kick-start the body's natural fight against common infections like influenza.

Infant-friendly flu vaccine developed with key protein
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2016.01.20]
According to the World Health Organization, influenza causes serious illness among millions of people each year, resulting in 250,000 to 500,000 deaths.

First flu exposure imprints itself on immune system
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2015.12.18]
A person's first infection with the influenza virus likely stimulates the production of key antibodies that then shape later immune responses to different seasonal influenza strains.

Adjuvants improve immune response to H7N9 flu vaccine
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.07.22]
In a phase 2 trial that included nearly 1,000 adults, the AS03 and MF59 adjuvants (a component that improves immune response of inactivated influenza vaccines) increased the immune responses to two...

Virus-like particle vaccine protects mice from many flu strains
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.07.22]
NIAID research could aid development of universal flu vaccineA vaccine that protects against a wide variety of influenza viruses (a so-called universal flu vaccine) is a critical public health...

Circulation of highly pathogenic avian flu in North American birds
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.04.08]
Viral changes make current situation more complexHighly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 viruses of Eurasian origin continue to circulate and evolve in North American wild birds.The U.S.

Scripps Research Institute study shows 2 new flu strains do not yet easily infect humans
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.03.14]
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have analyzed a key protein from two influenza strains that recently began causing sporadic infections among people in China and Taiwan.

New compound protects 100 percent of ferrets, mice, from H5N1
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.03.07]
Since 2003, the H5N1 influenza virus, more commonly known as the bird flu, has been responsible for the deaths of millions of chickens and ducks and has infected more than 650 people, leading to a 60...

Avian flu in Hong Kong hospital controlled by infection control preparedness measures
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2015.01.07]
A proactive infection prevention plan implemented widely in a Hong Kong healthcare system was a significant factor preventing the spread of influenza strain A H7N9, otherwise known as Avian flu.

Higher dose of flu vaccine improves response in elderly
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Infections
High-dose influenza vaccines may increase elderly patients' immune response without significant adverse effects.

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