Influenza
Role of immunological imprinting in elicitation of new antibodies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
We are repeatedly exposed to the influenza virus via infections, vaccinations and our communal environments. The annual flu shot is believed to be the best line of defense, and doctors... more
Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of guava?  MNT · 4 days
Guava is a traditional remedy for a variety of ailments. Initial research suggests that compounds in guava leaf extract could help treat a number of conditions, such as... more
What are the health benefits of guava?  MNT · 4 days
Guava is a traditional remedy for a variety of ailments. Initial research suggests that compounds in guava leaf extract could help treat a number of conditions, such as type 2 diabetes, menstrual cramps, diarrhea,... more
Antibodies from earlier exposures affect response to new flu strains  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Research highlights role of immunological imprinting -- or how the immune system fights the flu after previous exposure to the virus via infections or vaccinations -- in the... more
New analysis compares scenarios to find the best time to get a flu shot  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When flu season peaks after mid-winter, tens of thousands of influenza cases and hundreds of deaths can likely be avoided... more
Expectant mothers can prevent fetal brain problems caused by the flu, study shows  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Choline, an essential B vitamin nutrient, can prevent fetal brain developmental problems that often occur after prenatal maternal infections such as colds... more
We’re Due For a Flu Pandemic. How Will It Start?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A flu pandemic could strike without warning in the coming years, global health experts warn. more
We're Due for a Flu Pandemic, So Why Hasn't It Happened Yet?  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
A flu pandemic could strike without warning in the coming years, global health experts warn. more
When is best time to get flu shot? Analysis compares scenarios  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
When flu season peaks after mid-winter, tens of thousands of influenza cases and hundreds of deaths can likely be avoided if older adults wait until October... more
Killer flu pandemic is inevitable and world is not prepared, says WHO  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The World Health Organisation has said that the world is not prepared for a global flu pandemic and that resources are inadequate. more
These less common proteins may help fend off the flu  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Influenza type B, though generally less widespread than type A, poses a formidable threat for vulnerable populations like the elderly and the young. In the 2012-2013 flu season,... more
WATCH: 'GMA' Hot List: What to know about the new flu strain this season  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Plus, Brie Larson surprises fans seeing "Captain Marvel" at a New Jersey movie theater and a new way to eat... more
Study uncovers potential new strategy to treat influenza A  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A team of researchers from Scripps Research and Janssen Research & Development LLC has discovered an orally active small molecule that neutralizes influenza A group 1 viruses, the most common... more
Scientists discover a potential strategy to treat influenza A  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers from Scripps Research and Janssen Research & Development LLC has discovered an orally active small molecule that neutralizes influenza A group 1 viruses, the most common... more
WATCH: Spike in cases of dangerous flu strain  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton reports on the details of the strain and what you and your family can do to protect yourselves. more
Flu may have peaked, but experts eye jump in nastier strain  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Flu may have peaked in U.S., but experts are eyeing a surge of cases from a nastier strain more
Improving researchers' abilities to forecast epidemics  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An annual influenza season forecasting challenge issued by the US Centers for Disease Control provides unique insight into epidemic forecasting, according to a new study. more
Yearly flu shot may also protect from having a heart attack  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
There's now another reason to get your yearly flu shot. Not only can it protect you from the body aches, fever and fatigue associated with a... more
An Antibody-Inspired Small Molecule Could Make For A Better Flu Treatment  NPR · 2 weeks
To outsmart influenza, researchers are leveraging the biological information encoded in infection-fighting antibodies to design new drugs. One attempt neutralizes near-lethal levels of flu in mice. more
A small-molecule fusion inhibitor of influenza virus is orally active in mice  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Recent characterization of broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) against influenza virus identified the conserved hemagglutinin (HA) stem as a target for development of universal vaccines... more
Diet may be a key factor for Influenza A virus exposure in wild African mammals  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Given the importance and wide distribution of Influenza A viruses, it is surprising how little is known about... more
Diet may drive exposure to influenza A virus in wild mammals  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Given the importance and wide distribution of Influenza A viruses, it is surprising how little is known about infections of wild mammals. more
Bugs or dust? New method quickly reveals whether a surface is truly clean  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Aalto University researchers have developed a real-time optical technique for identifying dirt and bacteria on surfaces. The AutoDet method, which stands for... more
Diet may be an important factor for Influenza A virus exposure in wild African mammals  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Given the importance and wide distribution of Influenza A viruses, it is surprising how little is known about... more
Discovery of protein, lipid connection could lead to new influenza therapies  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The connection between an influenza virus surface protein and a host cell lipid has been discovered by researchers at the University of Maine and the National... more
New insights into influenza A infection and its spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new route of influenza A infection viruses has been discovered by the researchers at the Medical Center - University of Freiburg and the University of Zurich. At present the... more
Team discovers protein, lipid connection that could aid new influenza therapies  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The connection between an influenza virus surface protein and a host cell lipid has been discovered by researchers at the University of Maine and the National... more
New study discovers entirely new infection route for influenza A viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Medical Center - University of Freiburg and the University of Zurich have discovered an entirely new infection route for influenza A viruses. more
Medical News Today: How to treat a cold or flu at home  MNT · 3 weeks
Most people can treat colds and the flu with rest and home remedies, such as garlic, honey, and zinc. Learn more about home remedies... more
New portal of entry for influenza viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Influenza viruses from bats use an entirely different portal to enter the cell than all previously known types of influenza. more
Scientists discover new infection route for influenza A viruses  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Medical Center - University of Freiburg and the University of Zurich have discovered an entirely new infection route for influenza A viruses. more
Officials see no link between miscarriage risk and flu shots  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Health officials say new research has not found a miscarriage risk for women who get annual flu shots more
Disease X: an unknown disease that could claim millions of lives  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Dubbed ‘Disease X’, scientists believe a future epidemic of the influenza virus could cause millions of deaths worldwide. more
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