Patrick Wilson, PhD, professor of medicine and rheumatology at the University of Chicago, and a group of researchers from three other institutions have received a Grand Challenge for Universal Influenza Vaccine Development grant — a $12 million initiative funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Flu Lab.
Researchers receive $12 million grant to develop flu vaccine against many viral strains
New research finds that iron halves the absorption of lycopene. Lycopene is a carotenoid full of antioxidants that is present in tomatoes.
Iron-rich foods may cancel out tomatoes' anticancer benefits
A flu-like illness could kill 80 million people across the world in just 36 hours, according to experts. They've warned the world is not prepared for the “very real threat” of a pandemic.
Flu-like illness could kill 80 million people in just 36 hours
Pediatricians routinely advise parents of children who snore regularly and have sleepiness, fatigue or other symptoms consistent with sleep disordered breathing, to get a sleep study; this can help determine whether their child has obstructive sleep apnea, which is often treated with surgery to remove the tonsils and adenoids (adenotonsillectomy). Often pediatricians make surgery recommendations based on the results of this sleep study.
Study questions routine sleep studies to evaluate snoring in children
Heart attack, which is known to be the leading cause of death worldwide, can lead to a lasting damage to heart muscle. A new study found that Vitamin E can help in preventing muscle damage after heart attack.
Vitamin E good for human health
A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the US.
California man dies in seventh vaping-related illness
A new article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) shows an association between African American parents/guardians who have experienced the chronic stress associated with exposure to racism and poor asthma control in their young children.
Racism a factor in asthma control for young African-American children
A drug used to treat enlarged prostates may be a powerful medicine against Parkinson's disease, according to an international team of scientists.
Prostate drug may slow Parkinson's disease
US physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study.
Study finds rise in off-label medication orders for children
Women who take paracetamol while pregnant risk having children with behavior problems, a study suggests.
Pregnant women taking paracetamol risk a child with behavioral problems: Study

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