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Peer victimization in fifth grade has lasting effects on health and later substance use, study finds

Peer victimization in fifth grade has lasting effects on health and later substance use, study finds

Novel test can rapidly diagnose flu in patients with severe respiratory illnesses

Novel test can rapidly diagnose flu in patients with severe respiratory illnesses

Novel point-of-care testing strategy can speed up treatment for respiratory illnesses

Novel point-of-care testing strategy can speed up treatment for respiratory illnesses

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

Duke Health scientists identify proteins in mucous that confirm viral infection

Belgian scientists discover key role of Taok3 protein in triggering splenic B cell differentiation

Belgian scientists discover key role of Taok3 protein in triggering splenic B cell differentiation

Using common pain relievers during acute respiratory infection linked to increased heart attack risk

Using common pain relievers during acute respiratory infection linked to increased heart attack risk

UL researchers secure funding for new cystic fibrosis device

UL researchers secure funding for new cystic fibrosis device

High daily doses of vitamin D can help reduce incidence of ARI in older, long-term care residents

High daily doses of vitamin D can help reduce incidence of ARI in older, long-term care residents

Getting vaccinated can be best way to stay safe during flu season

Getting vaccinated can be best way to stay safe during flu season

New tool could help reduce antibiotic prescribing to children with cough and RTIs

New tool could help reduce antibiotic prescribing to children with cough and RTIs

Smoke waves induced by climate change likely to affect millions in coming decades

Smoke waves induced by climate change likely to affect millions in coming decades

Intranasal vaccine may provide long-term protection against multiple flu strains

Intranasal vaccine may provide long-term protection against multiple flu strains

Two Ebola vaccine candidates show promise in clinical trial

Two Ebola vaccine candidates show promise in clinical trial

Common viruses could produce mild to lethal cardiac injury

Common viruses could produce mild to lethal cardiac injury

Boosting the body's natural defences to stop RSV infection

Boosting the body's natural defences to stop RSV infection

Researchers solve structure of key protein in coronaviruses, like MERS and SARS

Researchers solve structure of key protein in coronaviruses, like MERS and SARS

Duke researchers closer to developing rapid blood test for bacterial and viral infections

Duke researchers closer to developing rapid blood test for bacterial and viral infections

Luminex's NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel obtains FDA clearance

Luminex's NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel obtains FDA clearance

Simple approach to predict viral evolution may improve vaccine efficacy

Simple approach to predict viral evolution may improve vaccine efficacy