Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Latest Cold, Flu & Cough News and Research

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods

Use of general anesthesia for heroin detoxification offers no benefit when compared to two other methods

Wild ducks may be key to development of flu vaccine

Wild ducks may be key to development of flu vaccine

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood respiratory infections

Newly discovered virus linked to childhood respiratory infections

Elderly woman latest victim of swine flu in Hong Kong

Elderly woman latest victim of swine flu in Hong Kong

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

Propofol is a safe and effective drug to treat children with refractory status epilepticus

WHO team working with Chinese health authorities is reassured over swine flu outbreak

WHO team working with Chinese health authorities is reassured over swine flu outbreak

Brits get ready for bird flu pandemic

Brits get ready for bird flu pandemic

First instance of avian flu (H5N1) occurring in wild migratory birds

First instance of avian flu (H5N1) occurring in wild migratory birds

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research

C. elegans has similar virus-fighting mechanism as humans and can be used in research

Loss of a gene called p63 accelerates aging in mice

Loss of a gene called p63 accelerates aging in mice

Mission to teach patients about modern treatments for sinusitis

Mission to teach patients about modern treatments for sinusitis

China insists recalled pork free of pig disease

China insists recalled pork free of pig disease

Young athletes at high risk for developing skin cancer

Young athletes at high risk for developing skin cancer

Large-scale computer simulations reveal new insights into antibiotic resistance

Large-scale computer simulations reveal new insights into antibiotic resistance

Canary Database - animal diseases as early warning system for emerging human diseases

Canary Database - animal diseases as early warning system for emerging human diseases

Immune system more concerned with damage detected than foreign invaders, such as viruses

Immune system more concerned with damage detected than foreign invaders, such as viruses

Pork recalled in Hong Kong while authorities battle to control yet another outbreak of disease

Pork recalled in Hong Kong while authorities battle to control yet another outbreak of disease

Body's own defense mechanism causes some of the most serious asthma symptoms

Body's own defense mechanism causes some of the most serious asthma symptoms

Avian influenza prevention activities should include better management practices in farms

Avian influenza prevention activities should include better management practices in farms

Governments should consider stockpiling zanamivir (Relenza) for flu pandemics

Governments should consider stockpiling zanamivir (Relenza) for flu pandemics