Hold back that sneeze! You might be a flu super-spreader
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered that some people are biologically predisposed to be highly infectious when they catch a cold or flu virus.
6 hours ago - Daily Mail
Weekly Health Quiz: Vitamin D, Cherries and Concussions
1 Which of the following nutrients is required for the activation of vitamin D in your body? Vitamin K1 Vitamin C Calcium Magnesium Magnesium is necessary for the activation of...
7 hours ago - Mercola
Fighting the Flu with Tamiflu and Other Antivirals
A medical officer with CDC's Influenza Division provides a detailed look at antivirals, which, after the flu shot, are the best flu protection.
3 days ago - AARP
Alexa Barbin dies of the flu hours after she felt 'a bit of a cold'
Alexa Barbin, 19, of Escondido, California, died from influenza B virus just one day after experiencing cold-like symptoms. The teen did not receive a flu vaccination this season.
3 days ago - Daily Mail
Flu Vaccine can Now be Given in a Pill
Flu vaccine that can be administered as a pill has been developed by British scientists. This is the world's first non-biologic 8239;influenzavaccine and could herald a...
4 days ago - Medindia Health
Flu vaccine that can be taken as a PILL is being developed
Researchers from the University of Cardiff believe the pill will benefit those with a fear of needles. As it will not require refrigeration, it should also be easier to transport.
5 days ago - Daily Mail
Vaccines Without Needles - The Future of Vaccination
Vaccines may be now be delivered in non-injecting forms with the use of synthetic biology. A synthetic, non-biologic Influenza A vaccine in a proof-of-concept study shows new...
5 days ago - Medindia Health
Study debunks fears of increased teen suicide risk from popular flu drug
A new study suggests that the drug oseltamivir - commonly known as Tamiflu - does not cause an increased risk of suicide in pediatric patients.
5 days ago - ScienceDaily - 3 articles
Painkillers used to treat flu could land drivers a one-year ban
Since the UK Government introduced tougher regulations regarding driving under the influence in 2015, the number of arrests for operating a vehicle under the influence has soared.
6 days ago - Daily Mail
A flu vaccine in pill form has been created by Welsh scientists
This is great news if you're petrified of needles
6 days ago - Wales online
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Older Adults with Colorectal Cancer at Higher Risk of Heart Disease
Older adults with colorectal cancer are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and congestive heart failure, reveals a new study.
Diabetes Drug may Help People With Obesity Lose Weight
The compound semaglutide that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help people who have obesity but not diabetes to lose weight. Semaglutide can be...
Obesity Causes DNA Damage in Individuals with BRCA Mutated Gene
Obesity causes DNA damage in people with mutated BRCA gene. The normal breast epithelial tissues are affected.
Contraceptive pill for men is closer to development
A contraceptive pill for men has come a step closer to development. Taken daily like the female Pill, it switches off a man's testosterone and the hormones that cause sperm...
Low Sperm Count may Result in Other Problems and Not Just Fertility
Fertility not the only thing you should be worried about if you have a Low sperm count, finds a new study. It can result in metabolic alterations, cardiovascular risk, and low...
Breastfeeding may Protect from Childhood Obesity
Breastfeeding may protect high-birthweight infants from having overweight or obesity as children. High birthweight is associated with overweight or obesity during early...
3Dmodel of Early Heart Development Shows Effects of Drugs on Embryos
In vitro model of human early heart development could serve as an embryotoxicity screening assay in drug discovery, regulation, and prescription for healthy fetal development...
Vitamin D protects against chronic inflammation and insulin resistance in...
The link between obesity and increased insulin levels is a well-established indicator of diabetes. Fortunately, there's still hope: A study that appeared in Nutrire found that...
New research shows lavender and tea tree oil may be making young boys grow...
Essential oils are often marketed as a way to soothe your mind, rejuvenate your skin or alleviate pain. But according to researchers, these products have some unwanted side...
Have you been affected by the recent University Hospitals fertility freezer...
Have you been affected by the recent University Hospitals fertility freezer incident? We are looking for UH patients willing to share their stories about their fertility...