Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 16:15
A new research has revealed that reducing glucose metabolism dials down influenza viral infection in laboratory cell cultures, providing an entirely new approach for combating seasonal flu.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:13
A new study of older mice has found that Wolfberries show reduced risk for flu virus when combined with influenza vaccine.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 09:39
The flu vaccine prevents the virus more than half the time in children and can also ward off more serious sickness, said the findings of a major clinical trial Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 11, 2013, 08:57
A mutant form of the H7N9 flu virus that is resistant to frontline drugs is just as contagious as its non-resistant counterpart, according to a lab test reported on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 18:08
Scientists have found that avian influenza virus H7N9, which killed several dozen people in China earlier this year, has not yet acquired the changes needed to infect humans easily.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:45
Researchers reported H2N2 avian viruses could infect human respiratory cells.
Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 14:57
Researchers have identified an immune cell protein that is critical to setting off the body`s initial response against viral infection.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 12:53
Researchers have shown how influenza A viruses snip through a protective mucus net to infect respiratory cells and later cut their way out to infect other cells.