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Covid-positive mums can breastfeed, says Centre's new advisory

It has now been approved that women can take COVID-19 vaccines even during pregnancy

27 Jul 2021 7:07 AM

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

Counter influenza with elderberries

Study claims that consumption of elderberries essential to counter influenza.

25 Apr 2019 10:13 AM

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

Flu shots tied to lower risk of premature death with heart failure

Previous research also suggests that influenza may play a role in triggering blood clots and heart attacks.

15 Dec 2018 9:59 AM


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

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? 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

A new potential weapon against flu

Influenza vaccines could offer broad protection against various influenza virus.

09 Apr 2018 9:19 AM


Sick air travelers mostly likely to infect next row: study

In 2014, a woman who was infected with Ebola flew from Cleveland to Dallas the night before she was hospitalised.

20 Mar 2018 12:11 PM

Vaccinating pregnant mothers is safe for babies

Infants are much less likely to get influenza or whooping cough when their mothers were vaccinated during pregnancy.

22 Feb 2018 9:50 AM

Hospitalized older adults less often tested for flu

If influenza is not considered as a potential cause of the illness, it is unlikely that the patient will be treated for influenza.

19 Feb 2018 10:00 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

'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

Modern medicine infected by the virus of mistrust

Most damaging are a series of scandals involving inadequately vetted drugs, poor oversight by health officials, and attempted cover-ups.

26 Jan 2018 2:54 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