Tethered antibodies present a potential new approach to prevent influenza virus infections all season long.
2greys in British Lung Foundation7 months ago
As co-leaders of an international collaboration, scientists at Scripps Research have discovered that tethering four antibodies together may ...
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COBRA HA elicits hemagglutination-inhibition antibodies against a panel of H3N2 influenza virus co-circulating variants.
2greys in British Lung Foundation2 years ago
Each influenza season, a set of wild-type viruses, representing one H1N1, one H3N2, 1-2 influenza B isolates, are selected for inclusion in ...
Fighting the Flu, Year after Year.
In a New England Journal of Medicine perspective, experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of th...
Bat Influenza Viruses Could Infect Humans.
2greys in British Lung Foundation4 months ago
Bats don’t only carry the deadly Ebola virus, but are also a reservoir for a new type of influenza virus. These newly discovered flu viruses...
Memory B cells in the lung may be important for more effective influenza vaccinations .
2greys in British Lung Foundation6 months ago
Seasonal influenza vaccines are typically less than 50 percent effective, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studies. R...
How well will the flu vaccine work this winter?
The most effective way of preventing seasonal influenza is to be vaccinated each autumn. The reason that people are encouraged to get vaccin...
How lung tissue forms immune cell hubs in times of need.
Immunology researchers at the Babraham Institute have discovered how lung tissue in mice is remodelled in response to infection with influen...
The Flu and You: Three Reasons You Won’t Want to Skip Your Flu Shot This Year
lupus-support1 in LUpus Patients Understanding and Support3 years ago
The fact is: the flu is no fun. Fever, cough, sore throat, run...
Can UV Light Fight the Spread of Influenza?
2greys in British Lung Foundationa year ago
Safe for human exposure, far-UVC light may offer low-cost solution to eradicating airborne viruses in indoor public spaces. Continuous low d...
Sylvia22 in Thyroid UK4 years ago
This year I had for the first time the Flu jab. After that I had what I would call a bad cold and general lethargy . The fact is since then ...
Will I get the flu jab?
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum6 years ago
I am meant to get my flu jab tomorrow. I've been coughing for well over a week now, no other symptoms, sputum is white, no sign of infectio...
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Jac16 in Restless Legs Syndrome2 years ago
I had an iron infusion (ferinject) on Friday afternoon and I'm having a lot of side effects. Nausea, bad stomach cramps, severe headache, fl...
NO THYROID - FLU JAB ADVISABLE?
helen0812 in Thyroid UK9 months ago
I have had a total thyroidectomy a few years ago and wondered what were peoples thoughts on whether to have/not have this years flu injectio...
Influenza (flu) vaccinations in lupus
Paul_Howard in LUPUS UK4 years agoPOPULAR
Flu season is upon us once again. To answer any questions you may have about the influenza vaccine Sue Brown (formerly lea...
Paul_Howard in LUPUS UK7 years ago
Flu season is upon us once again so here is an article from the Spring 2012 edition of News & Views Magazine by Sue Brown, lead specialist n...
CLL Videos with CLL Expert at the Mayo Clinic... Dr. Tait Shanafelt
Cllcanada in CLL Support Association6 years ago
Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, or CLL, is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. In this video, Dr. Tait Shanafelt, a Mayo Clinic hematologis...
Any alternative Pneumonia vaccines?
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I was diagnosed with CLL in 2007 and had FCR in 2010/11, having only 5 of the six treatments. Prior to this I had been diagnosed with Psor...
Swine flu and asthmatics
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum10 years ago
worrying news that swine flu virus is now officially in the UK..in fact Monklands Hospital which is about 15 mins drive from me is treating ...
CLL and vaccinations
poing in CLL Support Association7 years ago
Is there any evidence whether vaccinations such as the seasonal flu vaccine are a good idea for CLL patients? It just seems to me that stim...
Hidden in Asthma UK community forum8 years agoPOPULAR
Just wondered if anyone who normally gets a flu jab this year has not been called for one. I have just been to the GP to collect a re...
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Is anyone taking Amantadine, my neuro added to my meds to help with tremors, does it work for you, side affects?
B12 and flu jab
Steve687 in Pernicious Anaemia Society8 months agoPOPULAR
Can anyone advise me if I am entitled to a free flu jab given I have prenious anemia.
Don't forget your flu jab.
HAIRBEAR_UK in CLL Support Association6 years agoPOPULAR
It's that time again. Your GP may be taking bookings for your annual flu jab. Time to get yourself jabbed.
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carotopgal in LUPUS UK5 years ago
Hi all! I've been lurking on the forum for a few months, but hadn't posted because I didn't have a diagnosis yet. I went to the rheumy and ...
Is efficiency of meds affected by weather?
Court in Parkinson's Movement7 years ago
I realise that this sounds a stupid question, but was wondering if anyone has found this to be the case? I have been away in my caravan over...
Have you found that a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia entitles you to a free flu jab in your area ?
TheAuthor in Fibromyalgia Action UK4 years agoPOPULAR
CLL - a Cancer of the Immune System
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By understanding how CLL impacts our bodies and taking the necessary precautions, we can greatly improve our chances of maintaining or even ...
Seasonal flu advice from the NHS
Beverley-NRAS in NRAS4 years ago
since there seems to have been quite a few posts recently about flu, I have put a link below for everyone to look at on the NHS webs...
Feeling like death warmed up (selfie from today attached 🤥)...anyone find a flare causes insomnia? Happy All Hallows everyone!
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Decreasing sunshine means more rash, worse brain fog and less sleep for me...I'm now into a few weeks of sleeplessness 🤪 😵...I was wonderi...
Finger prick test
Rush2112 in Thyroid UK2 years agoPOPULAR
Hi please can I ask is the finger prick test as accurate
As the drawn blood I'm sure My hyper has come back but don't want to go to GP becaus...
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