Medical News Today: How long does the flu last?

The flu is a common illness that affects thousands of people every year. In this article, learn about how long the flu lasts, what symptoms to expect, and when to seek medical treatment.
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Publication date: October 2019Source: Phytochemistry, Volume 166Author(s): Xue-Long Yan, Jun-Sheng Zhang, Jia-Luo Huang, Yao Zhang, Jia-Qi Chen, Gui-Hua Tang, Sheng YinAbstractSeven previously undescribed polycyclic diterpenoids, euphonoids A−G, including four ent-abietanes, two ent-atisanes, and one ent-kaurene, along with 26 known analogues were isolated from the roots of Euphorbia fischeriana. The structures of the undescribed compounds were elucidated by spectroscopic analysis, ECD calculations, and single crystal X-ray diffraction. Besides, the structure of a previously reported ent-abietane diterpenoid, fischer...
Source: Phytochemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
At yesterday ’s Senate Banking Committeehearing on Libra, the digital currency project led by Facebook with 27 other partners, concerns about its potential to undermine U.S. national security featured prominently. Senators from across the political spectrum, including Arkansas ’ Tom Cotton and New Jersey’s Bob Menendez, suggested that Libra might lend itself to the scheming of malicious actors and U.S. strategic foes, a worryexpressed the day before by Treasury Secretary Mnuchin.How vulnerable will Libra be to criminal uses? A careful examination of the digital currency ’s mechanics and its likely e...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - Category: American Health Authors: Source Type: blogs
Although it is much more common to get a cold in the winter months, people can also get colds in the summer. In this article, learn about the symptoms, how to tell summer colds from allergies, and how to treat them.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 13 July 2019Source: Journal of Molecular BiologyAuthor(s): Terje Johansen, Trond LamarkAbstractSelective autophagy relies on soluble or membrane-bound cargo receptors that recognize cargo and bring about autophagosome formation at the cargo. The cargo-bound receptors interact with lipidated ATG8 family proteins anchored in the membrane at the concave side of the forming autophagosome. The interaction is mediated by 15-20 amino acid long sequence motifs called LC3-interacting region (LIR) motifs that bind to the LIR docking site (LDS) of ATG8 proteins. In this review we focus on LIR-ATG8 i...
Source: Journal of Molecular Biology - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
In the twenty-first century, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), 2009 A(H1N1) influenza, and Ebola have all placed strains on critical care systems. In addition to the increased patient needs common to many disasters, epidemics may further degrade ICU capability when staff members fall ill, including in the course of direct patient care. In a large-scale pandemic, shortages of equipment and medications can further limit an ICU ’s ability to provide the normal standard of care. Hospital preparedness for epidemics must include strategies to maintain staff safety, secure adequate supplies, and have plans for triag...
Source: Critical Care Clinics - Category: Intensive Care Authors: Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewEmerging infectious diseases have seen a record increase in prevalence, and understanding their management is critical in an increasingly global community. In this paper, we review current literature detailing the role of radiology in the diagnosis and treatment of the Ebola (EVD), Zika (ZVD), Chikungunya (CHIKF), H1N1, Middle East Respiratory (MERS), and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) viruses.Recent FindingsComplex protocols are required to safely use portable imaging in EVD to prevent nosocomial spread of disease. In ZVD, antenatal ultrasound can detect fetal abnormalities early, allowi...
Source: Current Radiology Reports - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
A study in mice found that antibiotic treatments leave the lungs more vulnerable to flu infection. How? The drugs' effect on gut bacteria plays a key role.
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Abstract Quassinoids, one kind of triterpenoids with multiple bioactivities such as anti-cancer, anti-malarial, anti-oxidative, anti-microbial, anti-diabetic, anti-viral, and anti-inflammatory effects, have drawn much attention in recent years. Between 2004 and 2018, the structural characteristics and plant sources of 190 quassinoids were reported. Herein, the structure-activity relationships (SARs) of quassinoids along with the anti-cancer mechanisms of four representative quassinoids, eurycomanone, bruceine D, dehydrobruceine B, and brusatol are discussed. This review might be useful for further research and dev...
Source: Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of reviewAccelerated schedules for administering subcutaneous aeroallergen immunotherapy have the potential to provide convenience, reduce the cost, and improve compliance over conventional (weekly) schedules. In this review, we describe studies of cluster and rush immunotherapy (RIT), the risk of systemic allergic reactions (SARs) for various schedules, and methods to reduce that risk.Recent findingsCluster schedules are associated with a slightly increased risk of a SAR that can be reduced by taking an H1 antihistamine on the day of injections. The risk of a SAR can also be reduced with depo extracts, few...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Allergy - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: We found very low quality evidence that more breathable types of PPE may not lead to more contamination, but may have greater user satisfaction. Alterations to PPE, such as tabs to grab may decrease contamination. Double gloving, following CDC doffing guidance, and spoken instructions during doffing may reduce contamination and increase compliance. Face-to-face training in PPE use may reduce errors more than video or folder based training. Because data come from single small studies with high risk of bias, we are uncertain about the estimates of effects.We still need randomised controlled trials to find out wh...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
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