Poor family members who receive housing subsidies could be protected from extreme pressure on their food budget compared to comparable poor families without subsidies, the authors suggest. The existing study tested if the nutritional status of low-income kids, as measured by growth parameters and health status will be better among children whose families received housing subsidies. Related StoriesNew BU research reveals problems of providing good nutrition, hydration in people with dementia in care homesProper iodine nutrition necessary during pregnancyClinical dietitian provides tips to reduce red meat consumptionAlan Meyers, M.D., M.P.H., of the Boston Medical Center, and colleagues assessed data from the Children’s Sentinel Nutritional Assessment Program, which interviewed caregivers of children young than three years in pediatric emergency and treatment centers departments in six sites, Arkansas, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota and Washington, D.C.That’s a major shift which should entice even more big drug companies to the field, says Dr. Robin Robinson, who heads the federal Biomedical Advanced Study and Development Authority, or BARDA. It money late-stage research of promising countermeasures. Scientists are beginning to create the initial broad-spectrum antivirals, medications that would treat several kind of virus. Than having an anti-flu drug and another anti-AIDS drug Rather, the goal is to have a one injection that could deal with those viruses in addition to the gruesome Ebola virus and some more for good measure.