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On The Pulse - 18th April 2014

Neuraminidase inhibitors Many countries stockpile neuraminidase inhibitors, particularly oseltamivir and zanamivir, as a first line of defence against seasonal and pandemic influenza. But two systematic reviews of published, and more importantly, ... OnMedicanet, 1 day ago

Study of Oseltamivir and Zanamivir Resistance-Related Mutations in Influenza Viruses Isolated from Wild Mallards in Sweden

Resistance to neuraminidase inhibitors (NAIs) is a growing problem in battle against influenza A virus. However, little is known about the resistance of viruses isolated from dabbling ducks, the natural reservoir of the influenza virus. To our ...
 PLoS Medicine1 month ago
Medical News Today

ABPI criticises Roche for withholding Tamiflu data from Cochrane reviewers

The Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry has criticised Roche following publication of a Cochrane review of the company's anti-influenza drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir). The review concluded that the antiviral provides small benefits on ...
 PJ Online2 days ago Medical News Today: Tamiflu and Relenza review questions effectiveness against flu  Medical News Today1 week ago Researchers raise questions about flu drugsResearchers raise questions about flu drugsResearchers raise questions about antiviral drugs Tamiflu and Relenza.Researchers raise questions about antiviral drugs Tamiflu and Relenza.Nation15 hours, 9 minutes ago  WFMY News 21 week ago Questions about antiviral drugs arise 1  USA Today1 week ago
Crikey Media

An expert's questions for the Australian Government on the Scamiflu saga

Most experts would agree that the modest benefits of Tamiflu and Relenza, as reported by the review, do not justify the increased adverse risks, let alone the money spent on them… So says an NHS Choices analysis of an important systematic review ...
 Crikey Media3 days ago Tamiflu: Was this flu drug a waste of money?  All4Women5 days ago Millions wasted on flu drug  Times of Malta1 week ago Guidance on use of Tamiflu needs to be reviewed in light of most recent evidence  News-Medical.Net1 week ago

Governments should review use of stockpiled flu drugs

Pic: De-niss/ Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day, but there is no good evidence to support claims that it reduces admissions to hospital or complications of influenza. This is according to the ...
 Irish Medical Times3 days ago Review: Stockpiling Tamiflu for flu outbreaks isn't beneficial  Nurse.com5 days ago Tamiflu and Relenza: How effective are they?  Science Daily6 days ago Tamiflu & Relenza: How Effective Are They?  ScienceNewsline1 week ago
EMax Health

These 10 Solutions May Help To Treat Flu Symptoms Without Tamiflu

If you have flu symptoms, your doctor may prescribe Tamiflu, but unfortunately, you may be taking a medication that doesn't actually work. Dr. Vanessa Jordan, a New Zealand Cochrane Fellow at the University of Auckland reports that, through a ...
 EMax Health3 days ago No Evidence That Tamiflu Reduces Flu Complications, ER Admissions  Red Orbit1 week ago
WA Today

The new snake oil called 'Tamiflu'

In days of old when the snake oil salesman came to town folks would gather round to hear of miracle cures. Those who were sufficiently impressed would buy some of the salesman's wares to cure colds, sore toes or a myriad of other ailments. The snake ...
 WA Today3 days ago Tamiflu: the new snake oil?  WA Today3 days ago Tamiflu is the new snake oil  Canberra Times3 days ago

H1N1 Influenza

What is H1N1 influenza? H1N1 influenza (also known as swine flu) is an infection caused by a virus. H1N1 flu began to occur in the United States in spring 2009. At first, the infection was called swine flu because early tests showed that the virus ...
 Familydoctor.org4 days ago Researchers warn of Tamiflu stockpile resistance week ago Identification of neuraminidase inhibitors by structure-based screening: promising new leads for influenza  Springer Link Journal2 weeks ago

Cochrane Review: Governments Wasted Money Stockpiling Tamiflu

No evidence that antiviral drug stops spread of influenza According to an updated Cochrane evidence review, published April 10 by The Cochrane Collaboration and the British Medical Journal , the antiviral drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir, ...
 P&T Community1 week ago News Scan for Apr 10, 2014  Centre For Infectious Disease Research and Policy1 week ago

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

(HealthDay News) -- No evidence exists to show that anti-flu medicines stockpiled by countries around the world protect people from the spread of flu or reduce related hospitalizations and complications, a new analysis contends. The report from the ...
 MedicineNet.com1 week ago
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