New research showed there are no added health advantages to taking a double dose Tamiflu (Oseltamivir) when dealing with the flu, even though several doctors prescribe a double dose for patients who have more severe cases.
Study found that the H7N9 flu virus is contagious between ferrets.
Researchers found that some current strains of influenza in birds and pigs could potentially lead to a pandemic.
Researchers discovered a link between pregnant mothers who contract the flu and an increased risk of bipolar disorder in their children.
Health officials reported 105 children deaths resulting from the flu.
Study finds that the H1N1 vaccine used in the 2009-2010 pandemic presented a small risk for developing Guillain-Barre syndrome, a muscle disorder.
Researchers have found a new class of drug that stops flu from spreading and is even effective in the most drug-resistant forms of the virus, says a new study.
A new U.S. government report states that the flu vaccine is not effective for the elderly. According to the report, only nine percent of the elderly with influenza A benefited from the vaccine during this flu season.
The Food and Drug Administration has now warned the public about fake dietary supplements that have been promoted over the Internet as treatments for flu, according to media reports.
According to a new report, sneezing, blowing your nose or looking for a tissue is responsible for an estimated 2,500 accidents each week in the middle of winter.
During this time of year, when it seems like everyone is sick with something, over-the-counter cold and flu remedies are flying off the shelves.
A new study explains how a genetic variant in the Chinese population raises the risk of people in China having severe cases of swine flu or H1N1 as compared to others.
More than a fifth of the world's population, including half of children, was infected with the H1N1 virus during the first year of the pandemic in 2009, according to a new study published on Friday.
Twitter posts can help health officials identify a disease outbreak and develop early warning system, says a new study.
During the winter season, it is very common for children to fall ill as they are mostly inside due to bad weather. It becomes difficult for the parent to determine whether their child is well enough to go to school or if it would be better to let them stay at home.