Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Latest Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Screening passengers at airports will not prevent SARS or influenza

Screening passengers at airports will not prevent SARS or influenza

HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

HDL cholesterol helps prevent blocked arteries and heart attack

Vaccine against group B streptococcus

Vaccine against group B streptococcus

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

Healthcare workers show general apathy towards the flu vaccination

Healthcare workers show general apathy towards the flu vaccination

Less-virulent strain of avian influenza virus can spread from poultry to humans

Less-virulent strain of avian influenza virus can spread from poultry to humans

Spread of bird flu to the United States is a "time bomb waiting to go off"

Spread of bird flu to the United States is a "time bomb waiting to go off"

Amantadine resistant avian influenza viruses more common in Southeast Asia than North America

Amantadine resistant avian influenza viruses more common in Southeast Asia than North America

Two die from mosquito-borne disease, experts say public must protect themslves from bites

Two die from mosquito-borne disease, experts say public must protect themslves from bites

Two die from mosquito-borne disease, experts say public must protect themslves from bites

Two die from mosquito-borne disease, experts say public must protect themslves from bites

Health officials insist they were prepared for Katrina

Health officials insist they were prepared for Katrina

Researchers uncover how the inhaled form of anthrax disarms bacteria-fighting white blood cells before they can fend off the disease

Researchers uncover how the inhaled form of anthrax disarms bacteria-fighting white blood cells before they can fend off the disease

Exposure to secondhand smoke kills as many women in China as does smoking

Exposure to secondhand smoke kills as many women in China as does smoking

Shot in the arm for vaccines

Shot in the arm for vaccines

Design of wide-spectrum inhibitors targeting coronavirus main proteases

Design of wide-spectrum inhibitors targeting coronavirus main proteases

The Measles Initiative partnership a significant reason for success

The Measles Initiative partnership a significant reason for success

Fewer antibiotic prescriptions leads to fewer superbugs

Fewer antibiotic prescriptions leads to fewer superbugs

Heart failure patients are "a country" in Europe, there are so many

Heart failure patients are "a country" in Europe, there are so many

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

Lack of exposure to dirt and common viral infections among children could be behind the rise in the levels of asthma

GlaxoSmithKline acquires vaccine R&D and manufacturing plant in the U.S.

GlaxoSmithKline acquires vaccine R&D and manufacturing plant in the U.S.