Roche Touts New Flu Drug as Tamiflu Suffers Generics Hit
Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of recapturing lost ground in the generics-flooded influenza market got a boost after a late-stage study showed its new medicine reduced symptoms...
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Flu vaccines offered no protection against killer 'Aussie' strain
Public Health England today admitted the jab had 'no significant effectiveness' in stopping people being struck down by H3N2, which was blamed for adding to the pressure on the...
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NY Legionella Death; Novel Flu Drug Passes Hurdle; Tularemia Mouse Wine
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Don't Give Up! I Survived the Terrible Keto Flu Following These 3 Tips
I was hardly a full day into my ketogenic diet when I woke up feeling hungover, despite not imbibing the night before. I was on the verge of tears and ready to snap at any...
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Men Vs Women: Who Recovers Faster From Flu?
Amphiregulin, a key protein helps men with flu to recover quickly when compared to women, says scientist from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
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Why men might recover from flu faster than women
Men may recover more quickly from influenza infections because they produce more of a key lung-healing protein, a study suggests.
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Weekly Health Quiz: Ginger, Fitness and Energy
1 Which of the following has been shown to ease menstrual pain as effectively as ibuprofen? Apple cider vinegar Garlic Ginger One of the most well-recognized health benefits of...
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Breast Cancer Vaccines Look Promising
THURSDAY, June 26 Women with metastatic breast cancer who developed an immune response to an investigational vaccine lived twice as long as those who didn't have an immune...
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The flu has seen the light! Special UV lamps can kill deadly germs in public places, without harming humans
The flu virus currently in the air - and not in a good way: Nearly all states in the U.S. have seen a rise in flu-related outbreaks in recent times. It's not just limited here...
7 days ago - Natural News
Associate professor receives $1 million grant for disease research
Associate Professor Janelle Ayres is the recipient of a $1 million grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation to study new ways to treat deadly infections including sepsis and the...
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Drinking Soft Drinks May Lower Colon Cancer Recurrence
Drinking artificially-sweetened beverages decrease the risk of colon cancer recurrence and related death in patients, say scientists from Yale University.
A spoonful of sugar could make your memory and mood improve
Researchers from the University of Warwick say having more energy available for the brain to use can make people feel more motivated to work hard and give them higher...
Scientists warn cancer risk 'is higher for women with diabetes'
A major review involving almost 20million people found women with diabetes are 27 per cent more likely to develop cancer. For men, the risk increased by 19 per cent.
Smart speakers will be joined to the health service website to create a...
New UK Government Health and Social Care Secretary, Matt Hancock, will today announce plans to connect Amazon Echo smart speakers to the NHS website to give it expert health...
Eye drops to stop blindness?
Tests have already shown they can work on rats but now Birmingham University researchers have proven the pain-free method can work on larger mammals.
A TENTH of America's veteran coal miners have black lung disease, study reveals
Health officials say miners in the region are plumbing the depths of played-out coal seams using heavy blasting equipment that can exacerbate dust exposure.
Control of Rift Valley Fever Requires Long-term Effort
Deadly Rift Valley fever may be controlled with long-term approach such as carefully designing the patterns of irrigation as the danger still remains after pesticide...
Sudden Drop in Temperature May Up Stroke Mortality
Sudden cold weather or drop in temperature may increase the number of deaths from stroke, especially among people over 65. The incidence of stroke associated with the colder...
Surgery News: Vaginal Mesh Surgical Repair Only Recommended for Specific...
Only specific Patients who have pelvic organ prolapse are recommended to undergo Vaginal Mesh Surgery. The surgeons have been asked to understand that the risk of surgical...
Diabetes During Pregnancy May Up Heart Disease Risk in Babies
Diabetes during pregnancy may up the risk of blood vessel dysfunction and heart disease in baby's by altering transgelin, a smooth muscle protein say researchers from Indiana...