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  • Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Most people dread the flu, and many work hard to avoid it. However, a new British study finds that the typical person over 30 only gets the illness about twice every decade. “For adults, we found that influenza infection is actually much less common than some people think,” said [...]

  • Typical Adult Over 30 Gets Flu Twice Every 10 Years: Study

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Most people dread the flu, and many work hard to avoid it. However, a new British study finds that the typical person over 30 only gets the illness about twice every decade. “For adults, we found that influenza infection is actually much less common than some people think,” said [...]

  • Common Class of Drugs May Be Linked to Pneumonia Risk

    TUESDAY, March 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Drugs used to treat a wide range of health problems may be associated with an increased risk of pneumonia, a new study suggests. Anticholinergic medications include those used for conditions such as allergies (for example, Benadryl), overactive bladder (including Ditropan), depression (for example, doxepin) and insomnia (Sominex, etc.). “Our [...]

  • Half of Known Strains of HIV Originated in Gorillas

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Since HIV first appeared in humans in the early 1980s, scientists have been laboring to discover where and how the AIDS-causing virus first developed. Now, an international team of researchers says it has confirmed that two of the four known groups of HIV strains affecting humans originated in [...]

  • New York City Rats Carry Fleas Known to Transmit Plague

    MONDAY, March 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Rats in New York City are brimming with fleas and other parasites that can carry a number of diseases, including the plague, a new study reports. Researchers analyzed 6,500 specimens of five well-known species of fleas, lice and mites found on over 130 rats from around the city. The samples [...]

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