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2009-07-01 05:30:00

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.

2009-06-15 11:11:02

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 (Tamiflu®) and zanamivir (Relenza®) are relatively safe drugs for use in pregnant and breast-feeding women.

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2009-03-03 13:30:00

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.

2009-03-02 10:47:00

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.

2009-01-19 09:00:00

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.

2008-12-19 13:48:00

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).

2008-12-19 16:07:57

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2008-10-30 06:00:44

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.

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2008-10-29 14:44:25

Researchers on Tuesday said a new injected influenza drug appears to reduce symptoms as well as rival drugs.

2008-09-23 09:00:15

To: HEALTH EDITORS Contact: Terence Hurley, Roche, +1-973-562-2882, terence_j.hurley@roche.com; or Sue Preziotti, Fleishman-Hillard, +1- 212-453-2144, Sue.Preziotti@fleishman.com NUTLEY, N.J., Sept.


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2011-01-12 16:27:29

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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