Influenza

Scientist Creates Unstoppable Swine Flu Because... Er...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

A US-based scientist has confirmed that his team have successfully created a deadly version of the H1N1 virus which is able to evade the human immune ...

Scientists Recreate Extinct Spanish Flu

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

Scientists in America have brought back to life the deadly influenza virus which caused the Spanish Flu pandemic, killing over 50 million people. ...

77% Of Flu Infections Are Symptom-Free

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you've been suffering from something that's not quite the flu and it's more severe than a cold, you may have fallen into the gap of flu infections ...

Can Wet Socks Really Cure Your Flu?

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We don't know about you, but when we have the flu, we wear 10 layers of clothing (one must be a fluffy dressing gown), are armed with boxes of Lemsip,...

Should You Work Out When You're Ill?

Charli Cohen | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

'To train, or not to train?' This is the question we regular exercisers agonise over when lurgy strikes. Those unconvinced of the joy of exercise will struggle to comprehend why it is we WANT to train though the illness - why not take the opportunity to 'pull a sickie' on our fitness regimen.

8 Common Cold And Flu Prevention Mistakes We All Make

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

At this time of year, it can be hard to stay well. Despite your best efforts to avoid contact with bugs and encourage your immune system to work e...

Flu Season Is Officially Upon Us

Posted 20.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The flu season has begun, parents have been warned, after an increase in the number of children aged five to 14 falling ill. Anti-viral drugs shoul...

Polar Bear Dies After Catching Zebra Herpes

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 17.08.2012 | UK

A polar bear has died after catching a strain of zebra herpes at a zoo in Germany. Female polar bear, Jerka, was the first to die at the Zoological...

Free Flu Vaccines For Kids To Be Rolled Out

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2012 | UK

All children aged between two and 17 are to be given the flu vaccination after experts said it could save up to 2,000 lives a year. The scheme, whi...

Why Severe Flu Could Double Your Risk Of Parkinson's Disease

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 22.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson's disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researcher...

Doctors Doubt Effectiveness Of Antiviral Drug Tamiflu

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The effects of antiviral drug Tamiflu - which was stockpiled by the Government at the height of the swine flu pandemic - are still uncertain, research...

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Beat The Bug - Battle The Winter Germs The Natural Way

HuffingtonPost.com | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 23.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

From the depletion in numbers at the office to the incessant sniffing and chorus of coughs on the bus, there is no escaping the fact that the cold and...