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Studies being done to see whether vaccines for TB and Polio could be effective against COVID-19

Theories say countries with large BCG-vaccinated populations may fare better against coronavirus but UK with a high death rate disproves it

14 Apr 2020 1:30 PM

Protect yourself from flu this season

Here’s all you need to know about flu vaccination and all the factors you need to be mindful about to protect yourself from influenza.

21 May 2019 6:47 PM

Dry air during winters can trigger the flu

Here's why people more likely to get sick during winter.

14 May 2019 2:54 PM

How mother's flu affects newborn

The findings have been published in the journal Birth Defects Research.

09 Jan 2019 2:54 PM

Pregnant women at higher risk of flu complications

Findings also stated that even extremely obese people are at high risk of the complications.

20 Dec 2018 10:03 AM


Probiotics no help to kids with stomach flu: Study

Researchers found that kids who took the probiotic showed no difference in the length of illness or the severity of symptoms.

22 Nov 2018 12:16 PM

Fighting the Flu

Know the causes, complications and early care advice for the seemingly innocuous ‘fever’.

22 Oct 2018 12:14 AM

Airport security trays carry more diseases than toilets

Study finds hand luggage check points are a breeding ground for flu, pneumonia and viruses that can cause brain damage.

05 Sep 2018 3:54 PM

Fight cold with exercise!

Exercise could help people exposed to extreme temperatures protect themselves from the cold.

15 Aug 2018 6:29 PM

Does obesity play role in how flu spreads

Obesity can alter the body's immune response and lead to chronic inflammation.

02 Aug 2018 1:57 PM


New way to target flu viruses found

The full findings are present in the journal- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

25 Jul 2018 10:51 AM

Migrating birds create flu bonanza for scientists to study

Researchers carefully step around the nesting crabs to scoop up the evidence - potentially flu-infected bird droppings.

28 Jun 2018 3:33 PM

Flu virus can now be slowed down

Here is what a new study has found.

24 Jun 2018 11:23 AM

Flu? Rapid test results may delay antiviral therapy

Decision-making for antiviral medication based on RIAT results should be discouraged, experts say.

11 Jun 2018 2:17 PM

Pet dogs could cause the next big flu outbreak in humans

Deadly new strains of virus can jump from pets to owners, researchers warn a new vaccine may be needed to fight it.

06 Jun 2018 11:44 AM


Vitamin D: Knight in shining armour for malnourished kids

High energy food sachets are the standard treatment for the condition, but they contain relatively modest amounts of vitamin D.

02 May 2018 4:25 PM

Painkiller overuse spikes during cold and flu season

This extensive analgesics consumption that we have documented raises the concern of overuse and misuse, as well as addiction to opioids.

15 Apr 2018 2:26 PM

A new potential weapon against flu

Influenza vaccines could offer broad protection against various influenza virus.

09 Apr 2018 9:19 AM

Want to avoid the flu while flying? Try a window seat

It turns out there’s been little research on the risks of catching a cold or flu during air travel.

20 Mar 2018 4:01 PM

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