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Article ID: 692097

Scripps Research Discovery Paves Way for Better Flu Prevention, Treatment

Scripps Research Institute

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a new aspect of the flu virus and how it interacts with antibodies in the lungs.

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2-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT
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Article ID: 691819

Are You More Likely to Get Sick When The Seasons Change? Here's What Experts Say

Yale Cancer Center

Research suggests the common cold thrives in cooler temperatures. One recent study from Yale University found a seven-degree drop in ambient temperature can mess with your body’s ability to stop cold viruses from proliferating.

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27-Mar-2018 3:05 PM EDT
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    27-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 691675

Antibiotic Use Increases Risk of Severe Viral Disease in Mice

Washington University in St. Louis

Doctors recommend against taking antibiotics for viral infections because they don't work – antibiotics don't kill viruses – and do promote antibiotic resistance. A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis suggests another reason to avoid the pills: Taking antibiotics increases susceptibility to subsequent viral infection, at least in mice.

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23-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 691773

From Feed to Fever: Kansas State University Researcher Studies Risk of African Swine Fever in Feed

Kansas State University

A Kansas State University researcher is studying the risk of African swine fever virus in feed and developing ways to prevent the spread of the disease to the U.S.

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27-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 691328

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Recruiting Volunteers for Investigational Bird Flu Vaccine Study

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recruiting volunteers to participate in a national study of an investigational vaccine against the H7N9 influenza virus, also known as “bird flu.”

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19-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EDT
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    19-Mar-2018 5:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 690487

Progress Toward a New Flu Treatment, Thanks to a Small Tweak

American Chemical Society (ACS)

This year’s unexpectedly aggressive flu season reminds everyone that although the flu vaccine can reduce the number of people who contract the virus, it is still not 100 percent effective. Researchers report that a tweak to a small-molecule drug shows promise for future production of new antiviral therapies that could help patients, regardless of the strain with which they are infected.

Released:
6-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST

Article ID: 691171

We Need a Better Influenza Vaccine

University of Georgia

UGA researcher Ted Ross shares his thoughts on the future of flu prevention

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15-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 690843

Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Health Care Workers Improve Rates, Reduce Absenteeism

UT Southwestern Medical Center

Mandatory flu vaccines for health care workers improve participation by as much as 30 percent and reduce absenteeism during critical periods of patient surges by about 6 percent, findings from a multi-institutional study show.

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8-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 690455

Number of Paid Sick Days Directly Impacts How Americans Use Preventive Care Like Flu Shots

Florida Atlantic University

In the first study to measure the link between an employee’s number of paid sick leave days and the use of vital preventive health care services like getting a flu shot, researchers found a 26 to 85 percent increase in preventive health care use among those with at least 10 or more paid sick leave days. For the female-focused preventive services, they showed a 55 percent increase in the use of preventive mammography.

Released:
5-Mar-2018 9:00 AM EST

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