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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.

Scientists analyze how influenza-related proteins help infect cells
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.08.05]
A flu virus acts like a Trojan horse as it attacks and infects host cells. Scientists at Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine have acquired a clearer view of the well-hidden mechanism...

Equine influenza evolution led to canine offshoot which could mix with human influenza
Source: Veterinary News From Medical News Today [2014.06.23]
Equine influenza viruses from the early 2000s can easily infect the respiratory tracts of dogs, while those from the 1960s are only barely able to, according to research published ahead of print in...

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.

Some indigenous groups more susceptible to the effects of the new strain of influenza in China
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2014.01.15]
Research indicated that some Indigenous people such as in Alaska and Australia displayed limited immunity response to the effects of influenza.

Flu (Influenza)
Source: MedicineNet Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs in Men) Specialty [2013.02.20]
Title: Flu (Influenza)
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2013 12:00:00 AM

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.

High-dose flu vaccine more effective in elderly
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.08.15]
High-dose influenza vaccine is 24 percent more effective than the standard-dose vaccine in protecting persons ages 65 and over against influenza illness and its complications, according to a...

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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