Influenza
Common food preservative could make flu vaccine less effective  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A preservative commonly used to increase the shelf life of food products may weaken the body’s immune defense against influenza, thus reducing the response to the flu vaccine. more
Mechanism to form influenza A virus discovered  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The influenza A virus is known to form new strains every year. These strains are the result of small variations occurring at the level of the genome, which cause the virus to change and... more
Researchers discover mechanism to form influenza A virus  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The influenza A virus is known to form new strains every year. These strains are the result of small variations occurring at the level of the genome, which cause the virus to... more
Experts detail efforts to improve seasonal and universal influenza vaccine  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In a new series of articles, experts in immunology, virology, epidemiology, and vaccine development detail efforts to improve seasonal influenza vaccines and ultimately develop a universal influenza vaccine. more
Medical News Today: What are the side effects of Tamiflu in children?  MNT · 2 weeks
Tamiflu is a prescription drug that doctors sometimes use to treat the influenza, or flu, virus. In this article, learn about the possible side... more
Widely-Used Food Additive E319 Impairs Immune Responses to Influenza Infection  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A common food additive called tert-butylhydroquinone (E319) suppresses the immune response the body mounts when fighting... more
Medical News Today: Could this food additive make it harder to fight the flu?  MNT · 2 weeks
A compound called tert-butylhydroquinone (tBHQ) weakens the body's immune response to influenza infections, new research suggests. more
Common food preservative may influence effectiveness of flu vaccines  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Michigan State University scientists have linked a common food preservative to an altered immune response that possibly hinders flu vaccines. more
Food additive may influence how well flu vaccines work  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have linked a common food preservative to an altered immune response that possibly hinders flu vaccines. more
Man with flu symptoms dies in immigration custody  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
U.S. immigration officials say a Mexican man who had been showing signs of the flu died in the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement this week more
Researchers determine atomic structure of fusion protein of a prokaryotic organism  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Many viruses, including that perennial winter affliction, the influenza virus, are protected by a lipid membrane on loan from the host cell. more
A new protein structure that helps viruses with lipid membranes enter cells discovered  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Many viruses, including that perennial winter affliction, the influenza virus, are protected by a lipid membrane on loan from the host cell.... more
Nanovaccine boosts immunity in mice with gut microbiome-mediated metabolic syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new class of biomaterial developed by Cornell researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria - a... more
Researchers discover 'taste bud cells' in mice lungs after severe bout of flu  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Most people who weather an infection with influenza fully recover after a week or two. But for some, a severe case of... more
Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new class of biomaterial developed by researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria -- a population that shows resistance to... more
A bad bout of flu triggers 'taste bud cells' to grow in the lungs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
When researchers examined mice that had recovered from severe influenza, they came upon a surprising discovery: Taste bud cells had... more
Dogs could be source of novel human influenza strains, 10-year study suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Results from a 10-year study suggest two strains of influenza that could mix and form a dangerous new strain of influenza spread by dogs. more
Could dogs be the source of a new flu?  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Results from a 10-year study suggest two strains of influenza that could mix and form a dangerous new strain of influenza spread by dogs. more
Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome  nanowerk · 4 weeks
A new class of biomaterial for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria - a population that shows resistance to traditional flu and... more
Nanovaccine boosts immunity in sufferers of metabolic syndrome  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new class of biomaterial developed by Cornell researchers for an infectious disease nanovaccine effectively boosted immunity in mice with metabolic disorders linked to gut bacteria – a population that shows resistance... more
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