Latest Influenza treatment Stories
A protein called SOCS4 has been shown to act as a handbrake on the immune system's runaway reaction to flu infection, providing a possible means of minimizing the impact of flu pandemics.
Flu epidemics cause up to half a million deaths worldwide each year, and emerging strains continually threaten to spread to humans and cause even deadlier pandemics.
Tamiflu treatments have been somewhat controversial over the past few years, with some evidence showing viruses gaining resistance to the drug and others questioning the effectiveness of the antiviral medication.
Family doctors of the greater Seattle area release blog post to help educate the public on the prevention and dangers of the influenza outbreak. Seattle, WA
Investigational flu treatment drug has broad-spectrum potential to fight multiple viruses FORT BELVOIR, Va., Jan.
Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered evidence that a widely used anti-fungal medicine increases susceptibility to flu infection in mice and cell cultures.
Mice given a drug commonly used in patients to fight systemic fungal infections more often succumb to what would otherwise be a mild case of the flu.
Bel Marra Health, who offers high-quality, specially formulated vitamins and nutritional supplements, reports on a recent study revealing the heart health benefits of getting the influenza shot.
The FDA is now targeting producers of dietary supplements and medicines claiming to be generic versions of flu drugs that have been approved by regulators.
The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...