Nov 26, 2014 PM EST
BWH researchers identify molecular partner of TIM-3, shedding light on function and suggesting path toward therapeutic development
Oct 27, 2014 PM EDT
Both agave nectar and a placebo were more effective than no treatment for young children's cough symptoms, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine. The findings suggest that a placebo could help children more than "watchful waiting..
Oct 22, 2014 PM EDT
Just in time for flu season, a new Michigan State University study of “the mother of all pandemics” could offer insight into infection control measures for the flu and other epidemic diseases.
Oct 08, 2014 PM EDT
The rate of nursing home residents getting infected with hepatitis has increased by an astonishing 48 percent in the past half-decade.
Jul 31, 2014 AM EDT
Recently, the Center for Science and Environment (CSE), New Delhi found the large scale use of antibiotics in poultry is making Indians resistant to medication given to cure common ailments and infections
Jul 28, 2014 AM EDT
Fist bumping is better was to greet rather than shaking hands to prevent bacterial transfer, say researchers.
Jun 10, 2014 PM EDT
In an article published in the scientific journal Nature, a University of Colorado School of Medicine researcher and colleagues explain how RNA molecules found in certain viruses mimic the shape of other molecules as part of a strategy to 'hijack' th..
May 15, 2014 PM EDT
It only takes one time. That's the message of a new study by scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School on binge drinking. Their research found that a single episode of binge drinking can have significant negative health effects res..
May 07, 2014 PM EDT
The nutritional factor that has the greatest impact on the development of a child's gut flora is whether the child is breastfed, according to a new study by the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and the University of Copenhage..
May 06, 2014 PM EDT
An international team of researchers has, for the first time, identified an avian influenza virus in a group of Adélie penguins from Antarctica. The virus, found to be unlike any other circulating avian flu, is described in a study published this we..
Apr 24, 2014 PM EDT
Childhood immunizations resulted in an estimated net savings of $69 billion in societal cost in the United States, according to a recent report from the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). However, not all vaccinations may be worth thei..
Apr 21, 2014 PM EDT
Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in Georgia State University's new Institute for Biome..
Apr 19, 2014 AM EDT
The number of hits on Influenza symptoms and related topics in Wikipedia helps accurately estimate the severity of the flu outbreak in the U.S., according to a study.
Apr 11, 2014 PM EDT
The deadly H5N1 avian influenza is a mere five genetic mutations away from becoming a highly contagious virus, according to a new study that investigated the risk that the virus poses to the world.
Apr 10, 2014 PM EDT
Scientists at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that a protein produced by the influenza A virus helps it outwit one of our body's natural defense mechanisms. That makes the protein a potentially good target for antiviral drugs direct..