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New gene discovery unlocks mysteries of our immunity

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune […]

Promoting vaccination? Focus on behaviour more than persuasion

Faced with outbreaks of influenza and other vaccine-preventable diseases, parents, educators, healthcare providers, and policymakers around the world often want […]

Influvac Tetra

Generic Name: inactivated quadrivalent influenza vaccine (surface antigen) Product Name: Influvac Tetra Indication: What Influvac Tetra is used for Influvac Tetra […]

Domestic travel key to distribution of flu across Australia

New scientific research on the spread of flu across Australia has revealed that all major cities appear to experience outbreaks […]

Respirators better than surgical masks for infection control

The longstanding belief that a surgical mask provides adequate protection against infections spread by droplets has been turned upside down […]

Rapid flu detection trial

With the flu season in full swing this winter, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is working with doctors at Buddina and […]

Influenza linked to deadly brain disease

University of Sydney researchers have established a link between influenza and devastating brain diseases in children. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, […]

Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following […]

Number of new flu viruses emerging globally heightens pandemic threat

A worrying increase in the number of new influenza viruses infecting humans means the risk of pandemic is higher than […]
Asthma inhaler

Exposure to cigarette smoke and flu virus may prevent lung medications working …

New study backs up observations in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients showing reduced effectiveness of symptom-reliever medication (B2-adrenoceptor agonists) in […]
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