Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTRecent federal recommendations against offering the inhaled nasal influenza vaccine due to lack of effectiveness could lead to more flu illness in the U.S.
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have identified a compound secreted from the skin of the South Indian Hydrophylax bahuvistara frog that may kill some strains of the flu virus.
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTSurgery is an option for people with ongoing sinus infections, an abnormal sinus structure, or abnormal growths in the sinus. Learn more in this article.
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers in Germany have developed a transgenic mouse that could help scientists identify new influenza virus strains with the potential to cause a global pandemic.
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat is pneumonia, what is lung cancer and who is most at risk of each? What are the overlapping symptoms and what is the outlook?
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTDoctors in Southampton have developed a novel way of using a swab test which can rapidly diagnose flu and other viral infections in patients with severe respiratory conditions - resulting in...
Wed, 05 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new CDC study published in Pediatrics is the first of its kind to show that flu vaccination significantly reduced a child's risk of dying from influenza.
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTNot surprisingly, healthcare workers are almost twice as likely to get flu vaccines as those in other occupations.
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 09:00:00 PDTPeople who feel lonely may experience more severe symptoms of a common cold than those who do not feel lonely, new research finds.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA little empathy can go a long way toward ending infectious disease outbreaks.
Fri, 17 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTBronchitis is an inflammation of the lining in the bronchial tubes. In this article, learn about natural remedies and how to cope with symptoms at home.
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTVaccines are successful in preventing pandemic flu and reducing the number of patients hospitalised as a result of the illness, a study led by academics at The University of Nottingham has found.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTPeople with asthma are likely to have worse symptoms when they get the flu because they have weaker immune systems, new Southampton research has shown..
Sat, 11 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn this article, eight common home remedies for treating a cold are discussed, alongside how long colds last for and how a cold can be prevented.
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe first study investigating parental attitudes towards the UK's child flu vaccine has found concerns about safety and side effects may negatively influence uptake, and recommends that public...
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe high-dose flu vaccine appeared to be more effective at preventing post-influenza deaths among older adults than the standard-dose vaccine, at least during a more severe flu season, according to...
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA study published by The BMJ finds no increased risks to newborn babies if their mothers have taken drugs to prevent or treat influenza during pregnancy.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:00 PDTIn this article, learn about specific foods and drinks that may help a sore throat and what should be avoided. What home remedies may help with symptoms?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:00:00 PDTLearn about the different natural remedies that may alleviate symptoms of a sore throat, what over-the-counter remedies may work, and when to see a doctor.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTThe flu and common cold are both common illnesses but for how long is there a risk of spreading them to others? How can people stop them from spreading?
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTLearn about how colds are treated during pregnancy and how they may be prevented. What are the similarities between cold and pregnancy symptoms?
Sun, 12 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat are the similarities between allergies and colds, and what are the durations of symptoms? How do treatments differ? When should a doctor be seen?
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTA new study indicates that the antiviral drug oseltamivir can reduce influenza infections and prevent deaths in a cost-saving manner under most pandemic scenarios.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTLearn how COPD and pneumonia are connected, how they are diagnosed, and what treatments are available. Also learn how to improve respiratory health.
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PDTWhat causes a fever, when does a fever need treatment, and what are the different ways to break a fever? Learn when a doctor should be called.