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Exposure to seasonal flu made middle-aged prone to H1N1


December 7th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): A new study has suggested that faulty antibodies from previous infections boosted severity of swine flu in the middle-aged.A study has stated that previous infection with other, seasonal, ... Read more...

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Hyperactive immune system kills adults during pandemic flu


December 6th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) A study suggests that people are made critically ill, or even killed, by their own immune response during H1N1 flu pandemic. Fernando Polack, associate professor of paediatrics at ... Read more...

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Youngsters’ over-reactive immune response ‘fatal during pandemic flu’


December 6th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study has claimed that in young adults, a strong immune response can overreact in a violent and uncontrolled fashion, resulting in fatalities.Fernando Polack at Vanderbilt and ... Read more...

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