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An abnormal CD8 T cell response to the influenza virus a problem for alcoholics
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs 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: Flu / Cold / SARS 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...

Better understanding of influenza virus replication provided by computer simulation
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.06.18]
Treating influenza relies on drugs such as Amantadine that are becoming less and less effective due to viral evolution.

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.

Preparing against Tamiflu-resistant influenza viruses
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2013.12.11]
Researchers in Umea and Uppsala have found that residues of the influenza drug Tamiflu in our environment can make the influenza virus in birds resistant.

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

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.

Seals and sea lions may have carried tuberculosis to the Americas
Source: Genetics News From Medical News Today [2014.08.22]
Grade school history lessons often have it that American Indians largely were wiped out by diseases such as whooping cough, chicken pox, influenza and tuberculosis brought to the New World by...

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...

Respiratory tract microbes may protect against severe illness from the flu
Source: Flu / Cold / SARS News From Medical News Today [2014.07.15]
Many studies have shown that more severe illness and even death are likely to result if you develop a secondary respiratory infection after developing influenza.

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...

Implications of mandatory flu vaccinations for health care workers
Source: Nursing / Midwifery News From Medical News Today [2014.05.26]
Employers planning to implement mandatory influenza vaccination policies for health care workers need to understand the implications, according to an analysis published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical...

In school flu vaccines limited by insurer reimbursement
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2014.05.22]
School-based influenza vaccine programs have the potential to reach many children at affordable costs and with parental support, but these programs are limited by low rates of reimbursement from...

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.

New strain of bird flu packs a punch even after becoming drug-resistant
Source: Bird Flu / Avian Flu News From Medical News Today [2013.12.13]
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai reported that a virulent new strain of influenza - the virus that causes the flu - appears to retain its ability to cause serious disease...

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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