Can We Prevent The Next Flu Pandemic In Humans?

Posted in Medicine, Science on 18th Jun, 2024
by Alex Muller

Though testing alone doesn't stop viral spread, it provides key information about where and how that spread is happening.

Last years' spike in deaths 'due to dementia and flu'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Apr, 2016
by Alex Muller

A spike in the number of deaths in England and Wales last year was due to an increase in dementia and respiratory diseases among older people, according to official figures.

Universal flu vaccine comes closer

Posted in Medicine on 24th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers say they are closer to developing a vaccine to give life-long protection against any type of flu, after promising trials in animals.

This Biotech Discovery May Mean You'll Never Need a Painful Flu Shot Again

Posted in Medicine on 16th Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

Researchers in Japan have tested a new 'dissolving needle' that is basically a painless patch that you stick to your arm.

A new flu drug gives the body time to defend itself

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Past flu-fighting drugs have targeted the virus itself. But a new drug called Vasculotide reinforces the cellular barrier in the lungs, giving the body more time to rid itself of the virus.