News related to Relenza (Zanamivir) and/or conditions it is approved for
Source: MedicineNet Influenza Specialty [2017.04.25]
Title: Flu (Influenza)
Category: Symptoms and Signs
Created: 1/25/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Flu Shots - Next Big Influenza Outbreak
Source: MedicineNet Flu Vaccination Specialty [2017.04.04]
Title: Flu Shots - Next Big Influenza Outbreak
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 10/28/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/4/2017 12:00:00 AM
No increased risks to newborns linked to taking influenza drugs during pregnancy
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.03.01]
A study published by The BMJ finds no increased risks to newborn babies if their mothers have taken drugs to prevent or treat influenza during pregnancy.
Variant Influenza Virus (Swine Flu) Symptoms
Source: MedicineNet oseltamivir Specialty [2017.02.24]
Title: Variant Influenza Virus (Swine Flu) Symptoms
Category: eMedicineHealth Doctor's Perspective
Created: 4/28/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/24/2017 12:00:00 AM
Bird Flu (Avian Influenza, Avian Flu)
Source: MedicineNet amantadine Specialty [2016.09.08]
Title: Bird Flu (Avian Influenza, Avian Flu)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 10/25/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/8/2016 12:00:00 AM
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.
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...
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.
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).
Cold & Flu Quiz: Influenza vs. Common Cold
Source: MedicineNet chlorpheniramine and hydrocodone Specialty [2015.02.25]
Title: Cold & Flu Quiz: Influenza vs. Common Cold
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 9/3/2010 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
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?
Annual flu jab may pose greater risk for lung cancer patients under immunotherapy
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.04.27]
Lung cancer patients treated with PD-1/PD-L1 checkpoint inhibitors may be at increased risk of adverse events after receiving the seasonal influenza vaccination, according to the first study...
Recommendation against inhaled flu vaccine is good - for now - Pitt and CMU analysis finds
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.04.26]
Recent federal recommendations against offering the inhaled nasal influenza vaccine due to lack of effectiveness could lead to more flu illness in the U.S.
Researchers develop mouse that could provide advance warning of next flu pandemic
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2017.04.12]
Researchers in Germany have developed a transgenic mouse that could help scientists identify new influenza virus strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic.
CDC study finds flu vaccine saves children's lives
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.04.05]
A new CDC study published in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child's risk of dying from influenza.
In a bad flu season, high-dose flu vaccine appeared better at preventing deaths in seniors
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.03.03]
The high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu season, according to...
Are antivirals a cost-effective therapy during severe flu seasons?
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2017.02.10]
A new study indicates that the antiviral drug oseltamivir can reduce influenza infections and prevent deaths in a cost-saving manner under most pandemic scenarios.
One in five rheumatoid arthritis patients missing recommended flu jab
Source: Irritable Bowel Syndrome News From Medical News Today [2016.05.03]
Research from The University of Manchester has found a shortfall in the uptake of influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations among those diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), potentially increasing...
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...
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.