Q&A: China's control strategy for H7N9 flu virus
In 2013, China experienced the first outbreak of avian influenza A. Since then, the country has implemented many interventions to control the transmission of H7N9 from chickens...
6 days ago - Healio
Flu-related hospitalization rates, risk for death increase with age among elderly
Among adults aged 65 years or older, increasing age was associated with higher rates of influenza-related hospitalizations and higher risk for death, according to findings from...
8 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Flu virus coinfection occurs more often than previously thought
A case-control study conducted in southern Brazil described the first case of triple influenza virus infection, and researchers said their findings indicate that “influenza...
8 days ago - Healio
Nipah Virus Infection is Different from Swine Flu, Bird Flu: Here's How
Nipah virus infection is a zoonotic disease which is different from swine flu and bird flu, but it may possess the same symptoms.
11 days ago - Medindia Health
Ebola, H.I.V., Spanish Flu, SARS - the 20th Century's Deadliest Hits
In “The Pandemic Century” Mark Honigsbaum covers nine outbreaks that shaped how we think and respond to diseases.
13 days ago - NY Times
Electrolytes and Keto: Why They Matter for the Transition
The one piece of advice all newcomers to the ketogenic diet receive is to “get enough electrolytes.” It doesn't matter what flavor of keto diet you're talking about-paleo...
13 days ago - Mark's Daily Apple
Scientists 'on the right track' toward universal flu vaccine
New research could bring scientists a step closer to developing an effective, universal flu vaccine.
14 days ago - News Medical
Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab
Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab. The team prevented the virus from taking hold by...
14 days ago - ScienceDaily
Stalk Antibodies Provide Flu Protection in Humans: Study
In humans, stalk antibodies were found to provide flu protection, revealed new study. The discovery brings scientists a step closer to a universal flu vaccine.
14 days ago - Medindia Health
Stalk antibodies provide flu protection in humans
A universal flu vaccine that could prevent a potential influenza pandemic has been a holy grail for epidemiologists around the world ever since the first flu vaccines were...
14 days ago - ScienceDaily
The headlines of Master Doctor
“It's a disaster like I've never seen before”: 2019 could be the worst year...
The amount of corn produced in the United States this year is going to be way below expectations. The Department of Agriculture just slashed its harvest estimates quite...
Researchers say insulin resistance is linked to adverse lipid profiles in...
Having excess belly fat does not only look bad, it is also bad for your health. Abdominal obesity is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance. This may...
Repurposing or Combining Drugs Treats Autoimmune Diseases
Research led by the University of Birmingham has found re-purposing already existing drugs or combining therapies helps to treat autoimmune diseases.
Variability of research methods makes establishing reference intake for...
Though the body of science around polyphenol intake generally supports its health benefits, it is âdifficult to establish an evidence-based reference intake for the whole class...
Antioxidant Unable to Protect from Alzheimer's:New Study
Antioxidant puts up fight, but loses battle against protein linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study.
DHA and citicoline double-up to boost cognitive improvements after stroke...
Japanese researchers have found that Cognizin Citicoline in combination with DHA, can improve learning and memory ability in mice which have been subjected to stroke symptoms.
Facebook Posts may Help Predict Diabetes, Mental Health Problems in Patients
Facebook posts may help identify health conditions such as diabetes, depression, anxiety, and psychosis in patients more accurately.
Enzyme Inhibition aids to treat Breast Cancer: New study
Preclinical study led by the Duke Cancer Institute could pave the way to improve susceptibility of breast cancer tumors to the body's immune system.
Cancer-sniffing Dogs Identify Lung Cancer with 97 % Accuracy
Trained beagle dogs can identify non-small cell lung cancer in its primary stages as they have highly developed olfactory systems which could be used to identify biomarkers...
Your Circle of Friends can Predict Your Health Better Than Fitbit
Circle of Friends Vs. Fitness Trackers: Your friends can predict your overall health and wellbeing much better than a Fitbit.