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Here are some answers to common questions about flu shots
Before he got Ebola, he had two blue eyes. After he was cured, one turned green.
The crowdsource approach could be adopted for other large-scale research projects, from tracking wildlife populations to fighting human infectious disease
Ebola survivors can spread the disease through unprotected sex.
More than 226k Americans are hospitalized with flu complications every year.
Since the first outbreak, there have been numerous other outbreaks in humans across Africa.
Recently an outbreak of H3N2 dog flu sickened dogs in the Midwest. Two veterinarians with Cornell University speak about the virus and how to protect your dogs
Researchers found that while Ebola is mutating, it hasn’t changed at a functional level to become more virulent. Upcoming Ebola vaccines should be effective
Researchers found that greater diversity of bacteria and even worms in the digestive tract offers enhanced immune function & higher levels of “natural” antibodies.
Researchers at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute have found that an ancient herbal remedy could prevent Ebola from attacking the immune system
Scientists found that a protein made by the Ebola virus could potentially be disabled or disrupted by future drugs that could stop the virus in its tracks.
Some children with the flu end up in the hospital seriously ill while their family and friends recover easily. New research points to a rare genetic mutation
Researchers will be able to obtain more powerful varieties of marijuana courtesy of the National Institute on Drug Abuse
Faghri said the lab-on-paper technology can potentially be applied to a wide variety of medical diagnostics, from Lyme disease and HIV to Ebola and malaria
Scientists found a small molecule, Tetrandrine derived from an Asian herb has shown potentcy at inhibiting infection & prevented Ebola virus disease in mice
Research shows that human antibodies can neutralize the Marburg virus, a close cousin to Ebola. Step toward making a Ebola vaccine against this lethal virus
Microneedles are designed to dissolve in the skin. Microneedle patches containing polio vaccine stimulate an immune responses necessary for immunization.
Cells affected by Ebola virus disease include the trachea, cornea & conjunctivae. Affected cells release viral progeny & proteins involved in inflammation.
Research suggest physicians should consider F. necrophorum when treating severe sore throat, known as pharyngitis, in young adults and adolescents.
New study links chicken pox and shingles virus to a condition that inflames blood vessels on temples and scalp in the elderly, called giant cell arteritis