Liu Shen Wan inhibits influenza a virus and excessive virus-induced inflammatory response via suppression of TLR4/NF-κB signaling pathway in vitro and in vivo

ConclusionsLSW could significantly not only inhibit virus replication and proliferation in vitro, but also ameliorate pneumonia damage in vivo. The antiviral effect was attributed to down-regulating the expression of inflammatory cytokines induced by influenza virus via regulating the activity of TLR4/NF-кB signaling pathway.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 17 February 2020Source: Journal of Hazardous MaterialsAuthor(s): Lanjun Wang, Jinhua Wang, Jun Wang, Lusheng Zhu, Jeremy L. Conkle, Rui YangAbstractComposted livestock and poultry manure, which may contain antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs), is widely used as natural fertilizer in China. But the influence of soil types on ARGs is not well characterized, particularly at greenhouse sites with long-term manure application. We investigated the distribution of ARGs in the cinnamon, fluvo-aquic and saline-alkali soils in greenhouse of Yellow River Delta region, China. A total of 193 ARGs subtyp...
Source: Journal of Hazardous Materials - Category: Environmental Health Source Type: research
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Source: Quality of Life Research - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
Nine infants younger than 1 were infected with COVID-19 and hospitalized in China between early December and early February. All infected infants had at least one family member infected with COVID-19.Medscape Medical News
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Four members of same family die during self-quarantine at centre of outbreak in WuhanA Chinese film director, his sister, mother and father have all died from the coronavirus, the latest high-profile victims of the disease in Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak.Chang Kai, 55, died on 14 February. His parents died over the previous two weeks, after the family spent days together in self-quarantine, the Chinese magazineCaixin reported. Chang ’s sister died hours after he did, and his wife is in a serious condition.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Film Culture Source Type: news
Under careful watch of the World Health Organization, doctors will test a range of COVID-19 therapies, including HIV and flu antivirals, blood plasma infusions, and traditional Chinese medicines.
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UK prepares evacuation flight for cruise ship passengers. Follow the latest newsBritish couple on Diamond Princess test positiveSenior doctor dies in WuhanWhat is the coronavirus?Share your experiences6.10pmGMTRussia will suspend entry of Chinese citizens to its territory starting from 20 February, Russian authorities in charge of coronavirus prevention have said.The suspension will be for Chinese citizens entering Russia for employment, private, educational and tourist purposes.5.54pmGMTIf you ’re just catching up, here is a quick rundown of the latest global coronavirus developments over the past few hours:Continue reading...
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Publication date: 10 January 2020Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 7, Issue 1Author(s): Jianfei Xie, Qian Sun, Siyuan Tang, Siqing Ding, Zhuqing Zhong, Sainan Zeng, Yinglong Duan, Xiangyan Zhang, Andy SK. ChengAbstractObjectivesTo explore the knowledge, attitude and practice of Chinese nurses regarding nursing interruptions and related factors.MethodsA total of 6,400 nurses from 31 hospitals in China were investigated by using the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) Questionnaire of Nursing Interruptions. The questionnaire consists of three dimensions, knowledge, attitude and practice, containing...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
Publication date: 10 January 2020Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences, Volume 7, Issue 1Author(s): Jiali Ma, Qinglin Yu, Taomei Zhang, Ying ZhangAbstractObjectivesThe purpose is to distinguish family care (FC) patterns of childhood rheumatic diseases in Chinese families and to determine the predictors of FC patterns.MethodsThis secondary analysis contained two cross-section surveys with a convenient sample of totally 398 caregivers who have a child with rheumatic diseases from four pediatric hospitals. Caregivers were required to completed Family Management Measure questionnaire. Cluster analysis was used to d...
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
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Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pathology, Pulmonology, Institutional, Source Type: news
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Source: Journal of Huazhong University of Science and Technology -- Medical Sciences -- - Category: Research Source Type: research
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