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Flu

Be warned: Not flu, but the recovery period makes you 17 times more prone to heart attack!

Be warned: Not flu, but the recovery period makes you 17 times more prone to heart attack!

Pneumonia or bronchitis pose the biggest heart attack risk, the research found.

This is how important tweeting could turn out to be, it can help you track flu spread

This is how important tweeting could turn out to be, it can help you track flu spread

Scientists have developed a new model that uses Twitter posts to predict how the infection may affect the human population.

Mucus from skin of Indian frog can kill flu virus

Mucus from skin of Indian frog can kill flu virus

According to researchers from Emory University in the US and Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology in Thiruvananthapuram, India, skin secretions from South Indian frogs can destroy H1 variety of influenza viruses that can affect humans.

Swine flu scare in summer? Researchers discover new strain in India as H1N1 cases continue to rise

Swine flu scare in summer? Researchers discover new strain in India as H1N1 cases continue to rise

The Michigan strain, which has been in circulation in the USA for the last two years, has been identified in Hyderabad and other other parts of India.

Seasonal allergies: Tips to keep pollen at bay

Seasonal allergies: Tips to keep pollen at bay

While there's no cure, there are many things you can do to reduce or prevent springtime allergies – from medication to good household habits.

Spike in seasonal flu cases in Delhi: High risk groups, prevention tips

Spike in seasonal flu cases in Delhi: High risk groups, prevention tips

Doctors warned that the number of people with flu-like symptoms may go up in the coming days due to changing weather.

Battle flu and cold with this supplement – Read

Battle flu and cold with this supplement – Read

The `sunshine vitamin` as it known, not just improves bone and muscle health but also protects against respiratory infections by boosting levels of antimicrobial peptides -- natural antibiotic-like substances -- in the lungs.

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

Popping painkillers during flu may elevate heart attack risk!

The results revealed a stronger association with a heart attack when both the risk factors were present.

Breathalyser to detect flu made; one for Ebola next?

Breathalyser to detect flu made; one for Ebola next?

The difference is that these sensors are specific to the gas detected and can isolate biomarkers associated with the virus and indicate whether or not the patient has flu.

Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Why won't your cold go away? These five things could be the cause

Here are five things that could be the cause of prolonged cold or the flu.

Swine flu: What are the symptoms, how does it spread? Ways to prevent it

Swine flu: What are the symptoms, how does it spread? Ways to prevent it

The symptoms of swine flu are the same as normal flu - fever, cough, sore throat, body aches, headache, chills, and fatigue. 

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

Flu vaccine during pregnancy doesn't increase autism risk in child: Study

A new study suggests that there is no link between pregnant women having influenza during pregnancy and an increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in children.

Avian influenza: Five best natural cures for bird flu!

Here are some herbs and home remedies that can help protect against bird flu infection and speed recovery process in those who become ill.

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2: Cheteshwar Pujara down with flu

India vs New Zealand, 2nd Test, Day 2: Cheteshwar Pujara down with flu

Pujara was India's top scorer with 87 runs in the first innings.

Try these foods to boost your child's immunity during monsoon!

Besides giving us relief from the intense summer heat, monsoon also brings along the season of cold and flu.

Five best natural home remedies to treat viral fever, cold!

Five best natural home remedies to treat viral fever, cold!

Five best natural home remedies to treat viral fever, cold!

Five reasons to eat more garlic everyday!

Here are five health benefits of garlic that are supported and proven by research studies.

Flu during pregnancy may affect baby's brain development

Babies born to mothers whose immune systems had to grapple with a viral assault -- even a mild one - had an increased risk of brain and central nervous system abnormalities, the findings showed.

Cold, flu within first six months ups diabetes risk in kids

Newborns, who catch a cold and flu before they reach the six-month mark, are more susceptible to type 1 diabetes in adulthood, according to a recent study.

Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids

The findings suggest that the first half-year of life is crucial for the development of the immune system and of autoimmune diseases such as Type-1 diabetes (T1D).