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Scientists Take Step Towards Drug To Treat Norovirus Stomach

Scientists Take Step Towards Drug To Treat Norovirus Stomach Bug

Provided by the University of Cambridge An experimental drug currently being trialed for influenza and Ebola viruses could have a new target: norovirus, often known as the winter vomiting virus. A team of researchers at the University of...

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2014-10-29 23:14:33

Colds and the flu are respiratory illnesses that disrupt the daily productive routines of busy families each year. Counter the consequences of these illnesses with easy-to-read materials packed with tips about avoiding and treating colds, flus and more. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 For many people, getting a cold or the flu is an annoying experience with the added inconvenience of missing days of work or school. For other people, many illnesses such as flu can cause serious and...

2014-10-29 16:30:07

MERIDEN, Conn., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Protein Sciences Corporation announced today that the U.S. FDA has approved Flublok influenza vaccine for all adults aged 18 years and older, granting approval for use in people 50 and older under the accelerated approval of biological products regulations, 21 CFR 601.40-46. Flublok is the only licensed flu vaccine that is made using modern recombinant technology and the only flu vaccine that is 100% egg-free and highly purified. It also...

2014-10-28 16:22:19

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Scott Crennan, CEO, Solutions Management, Inc. (SMI) & Disaster Recovery Services (DRS): Understanding the Ebola VirusTypically this time of year the public is taking caution to avoid the flu, but a much more serious virus is capturing everyone's attention. Most of us are by now familiar with the news that several countries in western Africa are currently contending with the world's deadliest Ebola outbreak....

2014-10-28 12:30:48

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A.Vogel's Echinaforce® has been keeping Canadians' immune systems strong for over 50 years. Now with the addition of three new products to our clinically proven Health Canada claims for the prevention and treatment of cold and flu, we just got better. Each winter, seasonal viruses put millions of people out of commission. With these ever so dreaded infections at our doorstep once again, immunity is the magic word. Unless you live in a bubble,...

2014-10-28 08:34:41

COSTA MESA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- WCCT Global, a full Service Contract Research Organization headquartered in Southern California announced their involvement in a sentinel clinical trial designed to evaluate safety and immunogenicity signals from a novel oral vaccine for influenza, as opposed to injectable or intranasal vaccines. The study was first presented to the scientific community on October 14, 2014 at the World Vaccine Congress in Brussels, Belgium by...

2014-10-27 12:30:11

DUBLIN, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global H1N1 Vaccines Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 H1N1 influenza (zoonotic) is an infectious disease in humans caused by a variant of the swine H1N1 virus, known as H1N1v virus. The H1N1v virus is a contagious virus which infects nose, throat, and lungs. H1N1 virus is an RNA virus belonging to the Orthomyxoviridae family. Influenza A...

2014-10-27 08:29:37

bioCSL to take on expanded role in global influenza vaccine industry MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Limited (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY) today announced that it has agreed to acquire Novartis' global influenza vaccine business for US$275 million. The business will be combined with CSL's subsidiary, bioCSL. Combining bioCSL's existing influenza vaccine operations with the Novartis business will create the number two global player in the US$4 billion global...

2014-10-27 04:22:03

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall approaches, more young kids could be heading to the hospital with severe respiratory illness. The culprit is a particularly brutal strain enterovirus. While it's common for an enterovirus to circulate each year in the summer and fall, the number of confirmed cases of D68 this year is significantly higher than previous years, according to the CDC. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141024/154244 D68 is just one strain of a number of...

2014-10-24 23:05:01

New line of air purifiers eliminates up to 99.7% of viruses and air pollutants with exclusive Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 With cold and flu season fast approaching, a revolutionary new air purification technology has come to market—one that for the first time proactively and efficiently cleans the air with disinfecting ions. Virus Zero (http://www.viruszero.com) neutralizes up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants using exclusive,...

2014-10-23 23:00:33

The Global Service Provider for medical evacuations in austere environments has established referral handling procedures for its insurance and corporate clients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 Vetted International, Ltd, a global service provider that provides medical evacuations in austere environments has established referral handling procedures for its insurance and corporate clients. “Vetted International is committed to providing our clients with expeditious responses and the...


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Virology Journal
2012-04-24 18:40:35

Virology Journal is an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published by BioMed Central. It covers research related to viruses and the prevention of viral infection (including vaccination, the use of antiviral agents, and gene therapy). Virology Journal was established in 2004 and is edited by Robert F. Garry. The goal of the journal is to cover rapid communications amongst virologists. The journal has not been published without controversy, however. On 21, July 2010, the journal...

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2011-04-15 13:07:05

Chlamydophila psittaci is a lethal intracellular bacterial species that causes endemic avian chlamydiosis, epizootic outbreaks in mammals, and respiratory psittacosis in humans. It can be transmitted through inhalation, contact, or ingestions among birds and mammals. It generally starts with flu-like symptoms and becomes a life-threatening pneumonia. Many stay dormant until activated by stress. Birds are great vectors of the disease since they are highly mobile and feed on infected animals....

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2011-02-25 18:53:25

West Nile virus (WNV) is a virus of the family Flaviviridae. It is part of the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of viruses and is found in both tropical and temperate regions. It primarily infects birds but can infect humans, horses, dogs, cats, bats, and other mammals. Humans are generally infected through the bites of mosquitoes and about 90% of West Nile Virus infections are without symptoms. The virion is 45-60 nm and covered with a relatively smooth protein surface. It is...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...

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2011-02-17 17:11:15

Monkeypox virus causes monkeypox in both humans and animals. It was first found in 1958 in macaque monkeys that were being used as laboratory animals. The monkeys are often used for neurological experiments. The virus is typically found in rainforest regions of central and West Africa. It was first discovered in 1970 in humans and from 1970 to 1986 there were over 400 cases reported in humans. The main infection route was through contact with infected animals and their bodily fluids. The...

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