Latest Influenza treatment Stories
A new report shows that kidney transplant patients have a weaker response to flu vaccines than healthy individuals, especially in the first six months after receiving a transplant.
With the H1N1 flu outbreak now elevated to pandemic level, a new article http://www.cmaj.ca/cgi/rapidpdf/cmaj.090866 in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) reports that oseltamivir (TamifluÂ®) and zanamivir (RelenzaÂ®) are relatively safe drugs for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women.
A study released Monday found that a virulent strain of influenza spreading across the United States is proving resistant to what had been the most effective anti-viral drugs.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) is prepared with ample supplies of the influenza antiviral medication RELENZA(R) (zanamivir) Inhalation Powder (www.RELENZA.com) to meet public health needs as the current influenza season peaks.
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- NexBio announces the completion of its First-In-Man clinical trial of DAS181 (Fludase(R)), an investigational drug candidate for influenza.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is prepared to respond to public health needs for RELENZA(R) (zanamivir) Inhalation Powder this flu season following a Health Alert Advisory issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals has announced positive results of an exploratory Phase II trial of intravenous peramivir, a neuraminidase inhibitor, in patients hospitalized for acute serious or potentially life-threatening influenza.
Researchers on Tuesday said a new injected influenza drug appears to reduce symptoms as well as rival drugs.
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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...
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