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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).

Madrid Open: Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

Madrid Open: Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

The 34-year-old world number one has only played four tournaments since August, failing to win any of them.

Vaccination in morning more effective: Study

 Flu vaccinations, when administered in the morning, can prove to be more effective than in afternoon and can induce greater and protective antibody responses, finds a study.

70 die of swine flu in Brazil in three months

 At least 70 people died of swine flu in Brazil till March 26, almost twice as many as in the whole of 2015, the health ministry said.

How Super Bowl celebrations can spread flu

Models show this year's flu season could be a mild one, but the virus will still kill thousands of people and sicken many more.

Easy home remedies for fast flu relief!

Since flu is highly contagious, the illness can occur in individuals of any age.

Research agency warns of flu epidemic in Russia

Russia's sanitary and epidemiological watchdog Rospotrebnadzor's St. Petersburg branch issued on Friday an order declaring the epidemic in the city.

Research reveals antibiotics no longer effective

Public is suffering a lot due to cold and cough and antibiotics are no longer effective says the research of two renown hospitals of Delhi.

Why flu shot protection declines as we age

Once you grow old, flu vaccine gets less effective and now, a team of researchers has explained why it is so.

New protein target to help fight flu

Thanks to the comprehensive analysis of these 'OMIC' databases, 20 previously unknown host molecules that promote the growth of influenza A viruses have been discovered.

New vaccine strategy shields high-risk cancer patients from flu

Even though patients with multiple myeloma and other plasma cell disorders may receive an annual flu vaccine, studies show that a one-time flu shot does not offer adequate immune response.