After the failure of flu vaccines over the past seasons, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new flu vaccine with an adjuvant added to try the coming season. The new ingredient added has been criticized as unsafe …
Would you be more likely to get your flu vaccine if, instead of getting a shot, you could simply stick a patch on your skin? A small new study suggests that such a patch is safe to use and that people preferred it to a shot. In the study, …
A new flu vaccine might be able to ward off all strains of this complex, rapidly mutating disease. A new study in mice finds that, by presenting a cocktail of flu proteins to the immune system, researchers can induce immunity to strains …
This news release is focused on a study that examined the effectiveness of a new flu vaccine in adults aged 50 years and older compared to the conventional flu vaccine in adults of the same age. Even an incremental improvement in …
Cells of the upper respiratory tract are where influenza virus infection occurs. Red marks basal cells, green marks ciliated cells, and blue marks cell nuclei. Courtesy of Rebekah Dumm, Duke University A new way of producing the seasonal …
Researchers at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry have developed two new vaccines for dog flu, a common illness in man’s best friend. These inoculations wouldn’t just protect our pets, say the researchers; they …
Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Fall is here and that means it’s time to …
New York City preschoolers will be heading back to class next week with memories of new holiday toys, vacation adventures, and, health officials hope, a flu shot. In fact, because of a new city requirement, young children can, for …
Influenza 2016 update: New flu vaccine can protect against H1N1 using body’s immune response. Researchers at …
HOUSTON - Baylor College of Medicine is one of five government-funded locations in the U.S. to study the flu. They let Channel 2 inside their lab to find out what the flu is predicted to do this year and if our flu shot is really going to protect …