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About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds
When a virus enters a cell, the invasion is not welcome.
Antivirals underprescribed for high-risk patients, researchers say
New cancer treatment using a common cold virus gives hope.
My family's contribution to the $15 billion annual allergy business tallies up to well over $100 a month, but our costs - like many people's - are adding up differently this year.
H1N1 strain predominated in season that peaked early; CDC recommends inclusion of H1N1 in next year's vaccine
Seasonal overlap could mean extra misery for people with allergies, experts say
Spring is in the air — literally! Your runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing fits are all products of the pollen, weeds and dust mites that have gone airborne now that the snow has melted.
Study found those with hay fever who had high levels of stress suffered more severe symptoms
Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say
Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season
Vaccination in October may give you the best chance of avoiding influenza this season
Mutations to the virus might allow it to spread, researchers say.
A vaccine, and the right antibiotic, may guard against a direct attack on heart cells, researchers say
Vaccine is safe, effective for those 6 months and older, experts say
Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Health officials urge good hygiene to limit exposure to Enterovirus D68
Researchers worry that nearby residents may suffer harm too
Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure
Health officials concerned about a wider outbreak, urge good hygiene to limit exposure
Two studies found peramivir shortened symptoms