Flu complications are a leading cause of hospitalization and death worldwide. At risk for serious complications are individuals who are extremely young or old, obese, chronically ill or who have compromised immune systems. 38 more words
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Through integration with a wearable thermometer, the Thermia online health educational tool developed at Boston Children’s Hospital has enabled prediction of seasonal influenza outbreaks in China one month earlier than before, according to a new study in the American Journal of Public Health. 612 more words
The perpetual plant that has slim, long leaves is lemongrass and it has developed in the Asian nations. It has the same smell and flavor as lemon and that is where it gets it’s name from. 161 more words
Researchers have discovered a mechanism by which the body’s immune reaction to viruses like influenza and HIV may cause learning and memory problems. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from NYU Langone Medical Center and published online May 15 in Nature Medicine. 540 more words
Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says more than one million doses of this year’s seasonal influenza vaccine have now been distributed.
“A recent New Zealand study showed that most people infected with influenza in 2015 didn’t experience any symptoms, but could still have spread the virus without realising it,” says Dr Coleman. 169 more words
The flu season is just about over in London and already data shows it was one of the heaviest on record.
According to the Middlesex-London Health Unit’s… 221 more words