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Full influenza vaccination among children cuts hospitalization in half

University of Michigan

Fully vaccinating children reduces the risk of hospitalization associated with influenza by 54%, according to a study by researchers at the University of Michigan, the Clalit Research Institute, and Ben-Gurion University in Israel.

Channels: Children's Health, Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines, Influenza, All Journal News,

Released:
22-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
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Released:
21-Jan-2020 7:05 AM EST
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Flu Is on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers infectious disease expert explains this year’s flu outbreak and how you can stay healthy

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Influenza,

Released:
14-Jan-2020 1:20 PM EST
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Everything You Need to Know About the Flu

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Sharon Wright,MD, MPH, BIDMC’s Senior Medical Director of Infection Control/Hospital Epidemiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shares everything you need to know about the flu.

Channels: Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Vaccines, Influenza,

Released:
13-Jan-2020 5:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Can the flu shot help fight cancer?

Rush University Medical Center

Physicians and scientists at Rush University Medical Center have found that injecting tumors with influenza vaccines, including some FDA-approved seasonal flu shots, turns cold tumors to hot, a discovery that could lead to an immunotherapy to treat cancer. The study results were published December 30th in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Channels: All Journal News, Cancer, Clinical Trials, Women's Health, Cell Biology, Immunology, Respiratory Diseases and Disorders, Influenza,

Released:
6-Jan-2020 5:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Influenza IMPRINT Cohort Study Receives Funding Boost

Influenza IMPRINT Cohort Study Receives Funding Boost

Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center

The Influenza IMPRINT Cohort study will explore the emerging idea that a person’s very first influenza virus exposure impacts the magnitude, durability and breadth of their immune response to all future flu exposures.

Channels: All Journal News, Children's Health, Immunology, Infectious Diseases, Microbiome, Vaccines, Influenza, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID),

Released:
10-Dec-2019 7:30 AM EST
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Flu Preparedness Hearing Opens Opportunities for Vaccine, AMR Action

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA)

Today’s subcommittee hearing on U.S. preparedness and responses for the 2019-2020 flu season offers an important opportunity to examine and act on gaps and challenges exacerbating the public health threats of seasonal influenza outbreaks.

Channels: All Journal News, Government/Law, Public Health, Vaccines, Influenza,

Released:
4-Dec-2019 2:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Virtual Reality Could Help Flu Vaccination Rates

Virtual Reality Could Help Flu Vaccination Rates

University of Georgia

Using a virtual reality simulation to show how flu spreads and its impact on others could be a way to encourage more people to get a flu vaccination, according to a study by researchers at the University of Georgia and the Oak Ridge Associated Universities in Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Channels: Healthcare, Infectious Diseases, Public Health, Technology, Vaccines, Influenza, All Journal News,

Released:
3-Dec-2019 12:30 PM EST
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Newswise: Structurally Designed DNA Star Creates Ultra-Sensitive Test for Dengue Virus

Structurally Designed DNA Star Creates Ultra-Sensitive Test for Dengue Virus

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI)

By folding snippets of DNA into the shape of a five-pointed star using structural DNA nanotechnology, researchers have created a trap that captures Dengue virus as it floats in the bloodstream. Once sprung, the trap lights up. in the most sensitive test for the mosquito-borne diseases yet devised.

Channels: All Journal News, Infectious Diseases, Nanotechnology, Influenza, Nature (journal),

Released:
25-Nov-2019 12:10 PM EST
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