May 3, 2013|
The brain’s role in aging; tracking disease; understanding the new flu virus; no autism-Lyme link; one drug’s journey from bench to bedside
May 3, 2013|
May 2, 2013|
Hybrid viruses derived from an H5N1 bird flu strain can infect guinea pigs through the air.
February 14, 2013|
A healthcare professional warns that cold and flu seasons peak in mid-February, so it may be wise take a rain check on kissing, cuddling, and pillow sharing today.
February 1, 2013|
Tracking the genetic diversity and evolution of rhinoviruses can lead to a better understanding of viral evolution, the common cold, and more dangerous infections.
January 21, 2013|
The US Food and Drug Administration approves the first flu vaccine made from recombinant proteins rather than a weakened virus.
January 14, 2013|
Researchers and biotech companies are bringing a universal flu vaccine closer to reality.
October 30, 2012|
A study finds that the genomes of swine and human flu viruses associated with a county fair in Ohio are almost perfectly matched, suggesting interspecies transmission.
September 1, 2012|
Mimicking a host-cell histone protein offers flu a sneaky tactic to suppress immune response.
June 25, 2012|
Sampling for potentially pandemic strains of influenza virus at hog farms is lax compared with poultry farms, worrying some experts.
June 4, 2012|
New PCR assay can detect more than 40 strains of H5N1 in a single go.