Flu


Frog Mucus Kills Flu Virus

Frog Mucus Kills Flu Virus

Apparently a certain slime emanating from a species of South Indian frog could be a bulwark against flu virus....

Apr 19 2017, 2:38am CDT

France Slaughtering 600000 More Ducks due to Bird Flu

France Slaughtering 600000 More Ducks due to Bird Flu

The French as a nation are to slaughter ducks in massive quantities in order to prevent the bird flu virus from spreading in th...

Feb 21 2017, 8:49am CST

Vitamin D Protects You Against Cold and Flu

Vitamin D Protects You Against Cold and Flu

It has been found that those who take vitamin D are saved from the clutches of the common cold and influenza....

Feb 16 2017, 9:01am CST

Breath Monitor Invented to Detect Flu

Breath Monitor Invented to Detect Flu

A UTA materials science expert has created a breath analyzer to detect influenza symptoms in patients....

Feb 2 2017, 11:30am CST

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

Don't Touch These 5 Things This Flu Season

With flu season officially in full gear, it means that there are more germs out there than usual. It also means that people are...

Jan 17 2017, 4:48pm CST

Flu Spreading Across the US

Flu Spreading Across the US

If it seems like everyone you know has had a bit of a "bug" the last few weeks, you aren't alone. It could be the flu, as media...

Jan 10 2017, 12:21pm CST

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

Does Cough Syrup Actually Work?

In 2015, the market for OTC cold and cough medicines came in at $9.5 billion, with several billion dollars spend on treating th...

Jan 4 2017, 12:10pm CST

Everything You Need to Know About Flu Season 2017

Everything You Need to Know About Flu Season 2017

Annually, the flu impacts more and more people each year. There are various causes of this, including our dependence on our cel...

Dec 29 2016, 8:08am CST

Bird Flu Strain may Spread from Cat to Humans

Bird Flu Strain may Spread from Cat to Humans

A vet at New York City animal shelter, who worked with sick cats, appears to have been infected with a strain of avian flu....

Dec 25 2016, 9:28pm CST

Mother Flu in Pregnancy Not Linked With Autism Risk in Child

Mother Flu in Pregnancy Not Linked With Autism Risk in Child

It has been said that the mother’s influenza during pregnancy is not linked with any autism risk in the child....

Nov 30 2016, 9:29am CST

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

Have the Flu? It's Likely Because of When You Were Born

The year you were born is one of the biggest indicators of whether or not you are going to get some types of the flu, according...

Nov 15 2016, 9:20am CST

Your Flu Risk Depends on Your Birth Year

Your Flu Risk Depends on Your Birth Year

Apparently, the chances if catching influenza this year could depend entirely on your birth year....

Nov 11 2016, 11:24am CST

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

Flu 2016 Claims First Life

The flu has claimed its first victim of the 2016-2017 flu season, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services ha...

Oct 14 2016, 1:43pm CDT

Apps Help People Fight the Flu

Apps Help People Fight the Flu

Cold and flu season has been around for a very, very long time. However, whereas the ways to treat and prevent other diseases h...

Oct 7 2016, 4:53pm CDT

Wearables to Help for Flu Season 2016-2017

Wearables to Help for Flu Season 2016-2017

It is officially flu season, which means you are going to have to monitor the health of your children very closely. This year,...

Oct 4 2016, 1:03pm CDT

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

CDC Now Urging US Citizens to Get Flu Shot

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released a statement urging Americans to get their flu shots as s...

Oct 3 2016, 2:28pm CDT

Could a Cold Vaccine Be Next?

Could a Cold Vaccine Be Next?

The common cold is one of the most difficult things to counteract in medicine. Part of the problem is that there are just so ma...

Oct 2 2016, 12:28pm CDT

Flu Season Has Officially Started

Flu Season Has Officially Started

The flu season has officially started with the first diagnosed case in New Hampshire.The positive test came from an adult in Ro...

Sep 29 2016, 11:10am CDT

Cure for the Common Cold? What You Eat Helps

Cure for the Common Cold? What You Eat Helps

When you're sick, you probably have the same diet that everyone else has: chicken noodle soup, dry toast, ginger ale, and maybe...

Sep 20 2016, 10:28am CDT

Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns

Flu vaccine during pregnancy can protect newborns

New York, June 3 (IANS) Immunising mothers against flu can decrease the risk of their infants getting influenza during the firs...

Jun 3 2016, 5:09am CDT

Infants with Vaccinated Moms Less Likely to Get Flu

Infants with Vaccinated Moms Less Likely to Get Flu

Babies are much less likely to get the flu during their first six months of life, if their moms get flu vaccinations while preg...

May 4 2016, 12:15am CDT

Super Bowl Spreading Flu

Super Bowl Spreading the Flu

Super Bowl cities that have teams in the final are at a greater risk of contracting the flu and even dying of a cold....

Feb 4 2016, 9:46pm CST

Flu vaccination

Everything to Know About the Flu – Season, Symptoms, Prevention, Treatment

There is always a lot to learn about the flu because the virus causing the disease keeps mutating every year - and this keeps a...

Dec 18 2015, 5:43pm CST

Flu Jab Effective for 1 in 3 Patients

Flu Jab Effective for 1 in 3 Patients

A study shows that a flu jab is functional in a third of the patients. This is sad news indeed....

Sep 12 2015, 6:32am CDT

Universal Flu Vaccine to End Seasonal Flu Shots

Universal Flu Vaccine to End Seasonal Flu Shots

Science gets closer to a universal flu vaccine. New research shows promising results....

Aug 25 2015, 3:14am CDT

James Van Der Beek Hired by AstraZeneca to Talk Flu

James Van Der Beek Hired by AstraZeneca to Talk Flu

Actor James Van Der Beek stars in a campaign for AstraZeneca....

Sep 15 2014, 12:55pm CDT

Bret Michaels In Serious Condition with Flu

Bret Michaels In Serious Condition with Flu

On May 29th, the singer was rushed to the hospital after becoming ill on stage....

May 30 2014, 9:16pm CDT

New flu vaccine replaces needles with patches

New flu vaccine replaces needles with patches

Afraid of needles? Not anymore. Researchers are now working on flu vaccine patches that can be self-applied at homes....

Mar 4 2014, 2:28am CST

Thermometers to Monitor Flu

Thermometers to Monitor Flu

There are new smartphone thermometers in the market that tell the temperature. And they also monitor whether you have the flu o...

Feb 22 2014, 6:56am CST

Flu Symptoms

What are the Symptoms of Flu?

The HINI flu has gone viral in the United States. The notorious swine flu or HINI flu is the most dangerous type of flue that h...

Jan 5 2014, 1:39am CST

H1N1 Flu Goes Viral in US

H1N1 Flu Goes Viral in US

The notorious swine flu or HINI flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA. And Texas has been hit the hardest....

Jan 5 2014, 12:23am CST

Flu Widespread in 25 States of the USA

Flu Widespread in 25 States of the USA

The notorious swine flu has become widespread in at least 25 states of the USA. And Texas has been hit the hardest. The H1N1 fl...

Jan 4 2014, 3:10am CST

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US

Swine Flu Spreading Across the US

The swine flu virus is rapidly spreading across the United States. Already ten states have been taken hostage by H1N1, the medi...

Dec 29 2013, 1:40am CST

Japanese Gadget: Tomy Flu Fleur Sound Flower

Japanese Gadget: Tomy Flu Fleur Sound Flower

Japanese Toy Company Tomy offers two new desk flowers. One of them is the Flu Fleur which reacts to sound and glows in the...

Apr 12 2005, 12:52am EST