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2013-12-22 23:03:07

UV Technologies, LLC, makers of patent pending UV-Aid, released results of a study showing positive outcomes for prevention of colds, flu, ear infections using groundbreaking photo-oxidation technology. UV-Aid customers covering a three year time frame were contacted resulting in over 90% positive feedback. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 UV Technologies, LLC of Fort Myers, Florida reported today results of a survey of UV-Aid customers for the past three years. UV-Aid technology...

2013-12-22 23:01:45

As flu illnesses increase across the state of Texas, Dr. Marta Katalenas is encouraging parents to participate in a flu vaccine study to help provide data that will improve vaccinations and save lives. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 22, 2013 As the Texas Department of Health releases data on the wide-spread number of children and adults who have suffered from the flu this season, Dr. Marta Katalenas of the Pediatric Center of Round Rock is participating in a flu research study that will help...

2013-12-18 23:21:13

Emergency departments can capture critical data quickly while meeting regulatory and reimbursement needs DALLAS (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 The holidays are the season of giving – and often getting sick. To help hospital emergency departments (EDs) prepare for the height of flu season and the associated overcrowding, T-System Inc. today renewed its winter gift of T Sheets® flu documentation templates free of charge to all hospitals and healthcare providers. Providers can download the...

2013-12-18 23:19:45

Vaccines have been successful in preventing disease, but according to Kalorama Information that doesn’t mean they will hurt the market for products to test for those diseases. The healthcare market research publisher says a variety of factors will boost the infectious disease IVD market, even if vaccines are developed and widely distributed. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 Vaccines have been successful in preventing disease, but according to Kalorama Information that doesn’t...

2013-12-18 23:00:11

Foundation Financial Group hosted an on-site flu vaccination clinic at its Atlanta and Jacksonville Regional Sales Centers, which are respectively located at 100 Galleria Pkwy #1400 and 225 Water Street #2100. The flu vaccination clinics are part of the financial services corporation’s 2014 Wellness Campaign, which promotes healthy living for employees. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Foundation Financial Group hosted an on-site flu vaccination clinic at its Atlanta and...

First Human Case Of Infection From H10N8 Bird Flu Detected In China
2013-12-18 06:53:04

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bird flu strain not previously seen in humans has been reported by Chinese health authorities to have infected a 73-year-old woman in east China’s Jiangxi Provincial capital of Nanchang. China’s Centre for Disease Control and Prevention issued a statement on Wednesday confirming the strain H10N8 in a sample taken from the woman, who died of respiratory failure on Dec. 6.  The statement did not mention if the woman’s death...

2013-12-17 11:04:05

Targeting the stem rather than the head of a critical protein is the challenging but promising tactic of a new study Every year the approach of flu season sets off a medical guessing game with life or death consequences. There are many different strains of flu and they vary from year to year. So each season authorities must make an educated guess and tell manufacturers which variants of the flu they should produce vaccines against. Even when this system works, flu-related illnesses can...

Potential Malaria Vaccine Blocks Parasite
2013-12-17 09:59:38

Rebekah Eliason for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online There is new hope for the billions of people exposed to malaria each year. Scientists from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have discovered a way to block the malaria parasite from invading the blood cells. Using this new research, scientists from NTU are seeking to team up with the vaccine development industry to produce a malaria vaccine. If the process is accelerated by these companies, lead scientist...


Latest Influenza Reference Libraries

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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