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Plant MIR2911 - 'Virological penicillin' directly targets influenza A viruses
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.10.08]
In a new study, Chen-Yu Zhang's group at Nanjing University present an extremely novel finding that a plant microRNA, MIR2911, which is enriched in honeysuckle, directly targets influenza A viruses...

In-depth analysis of bat influenza viruses concludes they pose low risk to humans
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.10.03]
Zoonosis - transmission of infections from other vertebrates to humans - causes regular and sometimes serious disease outbreaks.

Flu (Influenza)
Source: MedicineNet Bioterrorism Specialty [2014.09.23]
Title: Flu (Influenza)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Analysis finds new single-dose influenza drug to be safe and effective
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
An analysis of phase 2 and phase 3 clinical trials shows that a single injected dose of the neuraminidase inhibitor (NAI) peramivir is safe and effective at alleviating influenza symptoms, including...

Influenza vaccination of pregnant women protects mothers and their babies
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
A study showing that the influenza vaccination of pregnant HIV-uninfected and HIV-infected women is safe and protects the women against confirmed influenza illness, has been published by...

An abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus a problem for alcoholics
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.08.28]
It is well known that chronic drinking is associated with an increased incidence and severity of respiratory infections.

Study fingers chickens, quail, in spread of H7N9 influenza virus
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.03.20]
Among the copious species of poultry in China, quail and chickens are the likely sources of infection of H7N9 influenza virus to humans, according to a paper published ahead of print in the Journal...

Potential treatment found for drug-resistant H7N9 influenza virus
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.01.20]
The novel avian H7N9 influenza virus has caused more than 130 human infections with 43 deaths in China.

Could honeysuckle tea be used to combat flu viruses?
Source: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine News From Medical News Today [2014.10.13]
Researchers have found that a molecule within honeysuckle - a plant that has been used for a century in traditional Chinese medicine - directly targets influenza A viruses.

Public Health England and NHS prepare for unpredictable flu season
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.10.06]
PHE's national seasonal flu campaign launches from today, encouraging uptake of the influenza (flu) vaccine among the most at-risk groups.

During pregnancy, immune response is turned up, not down, by flu
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.09.25]
Pregnant women have an unusually strong immune response to influenza, an unexpected finding that may explain why they get sicker from the flu than other healthy adults, new research from the Stanford...

Viral infection causes bacteria to colonize privileged sites like the middle ear
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2014.09.24]
Influenza infection can enhance the ability of the bacterium Streptococcus pneumonia to cause ear and throat infections, according to research published ahead of print in the journal Infection and...

Health officials urge flu vaccination for all, including healthy adults
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.09.23]
Influenza vaccination coverage estimates show an encouraging upward trend overall, but coverage among healthy 18 to 64 year-olds has yet to top 40 percent, according to new data announced at a news...

Preparing for pandemics using cost-effective public health measures
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.09.19]
Key results from a €1million European Commission project have been presented at the Fifth ESWI Influenza Conference in Riga (Latvia), attended by around 700 scientific experts and decision...

Naturally acquired mutations in the avian H3N8 flu virus allow the infection to spread in mammals via respiratory droplets
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.09.05]
A study led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists found the avian influenza A H3N8 virus that killed harbor seals along the New England coast can spread through respiratory droplets and...

Vaccination against H5N1 flu virus generates broadly reactive antibodies
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.08.27]
Vaccine researchers have developed a strategy aimed at generating broadly cross-reactive antibodies against the influenza virus: embrace the unfamiliar.

The risk of H7N9 infection is mapped in Asia
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.06.19]
Since 2013, two epidemic waves of avian influenza H7N9 human infections have affected China, with over 400 human cases reported to date, a case fatality rate of approximately 30%, and no human to...

Concentration of bird markets increases deadly bird flu, areas at risk mapped
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.06.19]
A dangerous strain of avian influenza, H7N9, that's causing severe illness and deaths in China may be inhabiting a small fraction of its potential range and appears at risk of spreading to other...

1918-like virus with pandemic potential uncovered in genes found in nature
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.06.13]
An international team of researchers has shown that circulating avian influenza viruses contain all the genetic ingredients necessary to underpin the emergence of a virus similar to the deadly 1918...

Tracking avian flu as it stalks Egypt
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.02.10]
Since its first identification in Asia, highly pathogenic avian influenza - H5N1 - has caused significant alarm in the scientific community.

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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