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Researcher Spotlight: Dr Kenneth Baillie

Dr Kenneth Baillie is a consultant in critical care medicine at the Intensive Care Unit of Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. He holds Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship and works at the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh where he is looking into the genetics of why some people are more likely than others to get flu. 1,166 more words

Genetics And Genomics


La stagione invernale oltre a portare griore e poca luce , ci fa un regalo che faremmo volentieri a meno l’influenza.
Molti anche se non soggetti a rischio ricorrono al vaccino , inibendo il sistema immunitario a difendersi con le proprie forze .Esistono dei rimedi naturali che possono fungere da protettori del nostro corpo e questi sono la vitamina A e C , quest ‘ultima è da sempre associata agli agrumi , ma lo sapevate che la pianta più ricca di questa vitamina è il rosmarino? 60 more words

Quick flu tips

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services posted a series of short videos about the flu since the season is rapidly approaching.

Below are two, quick videos that will help you for the upcoming season.



"You Don’t Need A Hazmat Suit": Want To Help Combat Ebola? Get A Flu Shot

On Friday morning, the Obama administration announced that it was appointing Ron Klain, the former chief of staff to Vice President Joe Biden, to become the Ebola “Czar” to oversee all efforts to combat the disease. 334 more words

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The deadliest pandemic in history: the 1918 influenza outbreak

Thousands died in 2009 with the outbreak of swine flu that swept the globe. However that figure pales in comparison to the estimated 50 to 100 million deaths that resulted from the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic that followed World War One. 425 more words


Homeopathic Flu Clinic

I made a stop at Costco today.  I saw this sign as soon as I came into the store.  It was hard to miss.  It probably had the desired effect on those who are likely to get a flu shot. 368 more words