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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.


Latest Influenza treatment Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.