Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat are the similarities between allergies and colds, and what are the durations of symptoms? How do treatments differ? When should a doctor be seen?
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA new study indicates that the antiviral drug oseltamivir can reduce influenza infections and prevent deaths in a cost-saving manner under most pandemic scenarios.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn how COPD and pneumonia are connected, how they are diagnosed, and what treatments are available. Also learn how to improve respiratory health.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat causes a fever, when does a fever need treatment, and what are the different ways to break a fever? Learn when a doctor should be called.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTTaking NSAIDs during acute respiratory infections such as a cold or flu may increase the risk of heart attack, new research finds.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIt's that dreaded time of year - flu season. And we humans aren't the only ones feeling the pain. Dogs can get the flu, too.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 04:00:00 PSTA study just published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics suggests that an alternative vaccine might bring clinical benefits and cost savings if used on a large scale when compared to the one...
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTNew research from Vanderbilt eavesdrops on gene expression in human immune system cells before and after vaccination against bird flu.
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDiscover why acid reflux might lead to a sore throat. When should a doctor be consulted, are there complications, and can children have acid reflux?
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is the first to show exactly how the drug Arbidol stops influenza infections.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:00:00 PSTUniversal vaccines that protect against multiple strains of influenza virus at once could offer key population-level benefits over conventional seasonal vaccines, according to a new study published...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTA team of researchers, co-led by a University of California, Riverside professor, has found a long-sought-after mechanism in human cells that creates immunity to influenza A virus, which causes...
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTA new case report about a woman with a UTI who became ill from high water intake raises questions about doctors' advice to 'drink plenty of fluids.'
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at Okayama University have successfully cleaved influenza viral RNA to prevent its replication using novel artificial RNA restriction enzymes in laboratory cell cultures.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTNew York Blood Center has announced groundbreaking findings toward the development of vaccines for the prevention of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) infection.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTSome studies have indicated that influenza during pregnancy may increase the risk of autism in children, but a new study shows this may not be the case.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTSkipping flu shot increases hospitalization risk by up to 158 percent, according to Fresenius Medical Care study presented at 2016 kidney week meeting.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 03:00:00 PSTNew research from Deakin University has found the human body could naturally hold the key to a speedy recovery from the flu.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests our birth year and the virus we were exposed to as children can help predict how we would cope in the event of a new flu pandemic.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTNasal congestion is quite common but there may be accompanying symptoms to look out for. Learn what causes a stuffy nose and what treatments are available.
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAre our furry bat buddies friend or foe this Halloween? An international team of scientists finds that bat flu may have the potential to transmit to humans.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTAntibodies can train the immune system to detect part of the flu virus that stays the same, which could pave the way toward a universal flu vaccine.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTDespite the fact that influenza leads to more hospitalizations and deaths among children than any other vaccine-preventable disease, parents frequently decline vaccinating their children against...