Scott Pelley reports on the manufacture, distribution, and safety of the H1N1 flu vaccine.
Mice that run regularly on a treadmill develop less severe flu symptoms, and even benefit from running for just 45 minutes on the day of infection, scientists report.
Researchers at the University of Otago, New Zealand have invented a brick-sized, battery-powered DNA sequencer for field use.
Vaccines; crowdsourcing apps to report your symptoms; calling a doc instead of going to the hospital.... Individuals benefit, yes, but the masses even more so.
Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.
A novel device out of Brown University could lead to the widespread, real-time tracking of influenza.
A team out of the University of Leeds has already produced molecular signatures for two forms of a childhood respiratory-disease virus, and plans many more.
The big G has pulled the plug on some more services, so let's see what's getting the chop.
Researchers miniaturize a more expensive diagnostic test into a single-use microfluidic chip roughly the size of a miscroscope slide.
MIT researchers say a new approach destroys infected cells without harming healthy ones, in what sounds like a one-size-fits-all way to kill any virus.