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January 27, 2012
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Pairing Masks and Hand Washing Could Drastically Slow Spread of Pandemic Flu

ANN ARBOR, Mich.— Masks and hand hygiene could cut the spread of flu-like symptoms up to 75 percent, a University of Michigan study found. A new report shows the second-year results (2007-2008) of the ground-breaking U-M M-Flu study found up … Continue reading

January 2, 2012
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Andrew Artenstein: Essential Enzymes Key to Disease, Maybe Treatments

*Proprotein convertases are enzymes that activate many essential proteins, but they are also implicated in many processes that cause disease. In a research review in the New England Journal of Medicine, Andrew Artenstein and Steven Opal argue that proprotein convertases … Continue reading

November 1, 2011
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Public Health Sites Rank Among the Most Visited U.S. Federal Government Sites

NIH.gov Leads as Top Site in the Government Category Attracting More than 10 Million Visitors in September Nearly 18% of All Clicks from Flu Searches in September Drive Traffic to CDC.gov RESTON, VA, November 1, 2011 – comScore, Inc., a … Continue reading

December 16, 2010
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Human Networking Theory Gives Picture of Infectious Disease Spread

*High school students’ interactions provide new look at disease transmission* It’s colds and flu season, and as any parent knows, colds and flu spread like wildfire, especially through schools. New research using human-networking theory may give a clearer picture of … Continue reading