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Obesity not linked with respiratory illness

Acute respiratory illness includes symptoms such as fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat and difficulty breathing.

01 Mar 2018 11:15 AM

Hospitalised older adults less often tested for flu

Researchers examined data on 1,422 adults hospitalized with a respiratory illness for the study.

18 Feb 2018 10:57 AM

Best ways to avoid spreading the flu in the workplace

Here is what you need to do.

12 Feb 2018 12:52 PM

'Smart thermometer' could predict flu spread

A "smart thermometer" connected to a mobile phone app can track flu activity in real time and help predict how the infection will spread.

11 Feb 2018 4:48 PM


This protein can up survival during flu

Here is what a new study has found.

09 Feb 2018 11:39 AM

Socially active older women benefit from flu vaccine

Effectiveness of the influenza vaccine varies by season because circulating strains vary and are gradually evolving.

07 Feb 2018 3:31 PM

Global pandemic unstoppable, warn experts at Davos summit

Experts say pandemic will happen due to international travel as world marks 100 years of Spanish flu that killed 50 million.

27 Jan 2018 4:01 PM

Heart attack risk high for flu patients: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

25 Jan 2018 1:40 PM


The flu may be spread just by breathing

The study is published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

21 Jan 2018 4:09 PM

Just breathing can spread the flu: Study

Here is what researchers recommend for people who have the flu.

19 Jan 2018 12:55 PM

'Mutant flu' could lead to more effective vaccine: study

Scientists arrived at the new approach by studying the genome of the flu virus.

19 Jan 2018 9:14 AM

Flu outbreak in UK sees 85 dead

According to latest updates, 93 people have lost their lives to flu already this winter from two strains of virus.

12 Jan 2018 9:54 AM

Repeated vaccinations help prevent influenza in older adults

A new study found that repeated vaccination for influenza was twice as effective in preventing the severity of the flu.

08 Jan 2018 3:21 PM


New Year, new me, but same old health issues

The work will never end, but one day our life will.

01 Jan 2018 1:10 PM

Scientists reveal man flu is real

A new study explains why.

13 Dec 2017 3:26 PM

Find out the five signs that show you are not getting enough sleep

Sleep is essential for growing muscle, repairing tissue, and synthesising hormones, among other functions.

13 Dec 2017 7:54 AM

Babies with older siblings at greater flu risk: Study

Babies born between July and December were at a high risk as they would be very young at the start of the flu season.

30 Sep 2017 11:30 AM