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Article ID: 690351

Rare Side Effect of Flu Puts Young Men at Risk

Houston Methodist

This year’s flu season has been one of the worst in recent memory causing thousands of people to be hospitalized. The virus can be particularly dangerous for young men who can experience nerve damage caused by the body’s response to the flu.

Released:
1-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST

Article ID: 690303

Extra Sunlight in Late Summer, Early Fall Could Help Stave Off Flu, Study Finds

University of Kansas

People getting more rays of sunlight — and therefore vitamin D — in August and September could help reduce the severity of flu season, according to a National Bureau of Economic Research working paper co-authored by a University of Kansas economist.

Released:
1-Mar-2018 8:15 AM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 690257

Obesity Not a Risk Factor for Acute Respiratory Illnesses, Study Finds

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Although obesity has been considered a risk factor for more-severe cases of the flu, a new study found that it is not a risk factor for severe acute respiratory illnesses, including the flu, in children or adults.

Released:
28-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST
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    27-Feb-2018 8:00 AM EST

Article ID: 690137

Massive Data Analysis Shows What Drives the Spread of Flu in the U.S.

University of Chicago Medical Center

Using several large datasets describing health care visits, geographic movements and demographics of more than 150 million people over nine years, researchers at the University of Chicago have created models that predict the spread of influenza throughout the United States each year.

Released:
26-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689670

Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired Steps to Take for a Healthy Body

Orlando Health

We know that germs can make you sick, but if you seem to constantly be under the weather with cold symptoms, could it be something other than germs that are getting you down?

Released:
23-Feb-2018 10:15 AM EST
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    20-Feb-2018 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 689610

Past Encounters with the Flu Shape Vaccine Response

University of Chicago Medical Center

Researchers from the University of Chicago, Harvard University and others show that poor immune responses, not egg adaptions, may explain the low effectiveness of the vaccine that year.

Released:
15-Feb-2018 10:05 AM EST

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