Certain components in frogs' skin mucus have the ability to kill the H1 variety of the dreaded influenza virus.
The flu vaccine this season could reduce the risk of infection by nearly half.
New hand-held breath monitor capable of detecting the flu virus with just a single exhale.
The universal vacccine can target 88 percent of the known flu strains worldwide.
A new study suggests that viruses are more dangerous if the infection occurs in the early hours of the day.
New study suggests that flu vaccines could reduce the hospitalization rates of people with type 2 diabetes.
MIT engineers have designed a programmable RNA vaccine that could be delivered to Ebola-affected countries fast.
ACIP retracts previous recommendation for FluMist due to a CDC study revealing its ineffectiveness in the past three flu season.
The influenza activity of Influenza in the United States remains elevated, even with the slight decrease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
In a new study, researchers were able to alter components of bananas and fight viruses in mice, this time without causing inflammation or irritation. They say there's potential for more.
A new, possibly even more dangerous strain of H1N1, commonly known as the swine flu, is currently circulating in India and starting to concern scientists.
Doctors have long known that when dealing with the flu, getting plenty of rest is very important. This, of course, is because your body's immune system needs a lot of energy to wage its helpful war. However, the discovery of a new type of protein in the brains of mice has revealed that there may be a bit more to it than that.
Get the tissues and chicken noodle soup ready. The US Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) has recently announced that they expect this flu season to be a rough one, with the flu vaccine facing a reduced ability to prevent infections of the ever-changing virus.
For centuries, traditional Chinese medicine practitioners have given their patients honeysuckle, often in the form of tea, to help alleviate certain ailments. Now, researchers think that this age-old practice may have been on to something. A molecule within the plant has been found to directly target influenza, making it a potential treatment option for the troublesome virus.