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Zap the Common Cold Three Days Sooner with Zinc Lozenges
Most of us would do just about anything to get rid of a pesky cold, but new research published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology found that zinc acetate lozenges could cut the duration.
Researchers have described a novel strategy that could augment the current process for forecasting the naturally occurring mutations that help seasonal flu virus dodge the vaccine with a more precise approach.
Known as the nasal spray flu vaccine, the attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) will take the bench for the 2016 to 2017 flu season.
Flu vaccinations appear to be more effective when given in the morning as opposed to the afternoon.
There has been no official statement on the cause of Prince's death, but there have been reports that he was ill with the flu.
The flu vaccine may reduce the risk of stillbirth, suggests new research from the Western Australia Department of Health (WA Health).
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The degree to which the influenza vaccine protects patients from the virus depends on their ethnic background and other inherited factors.
This season's flu shot is 60% effective--much better than last year's 23% score, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports.

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