Flu

134
votes
Nov 05, 2009
Many people know the old saying that you should feed a cold and starve a fever. Most doctors agree that you should not force yourself to eat during illness, but you also should not restrict yourself if you feel hungry. So what is best to eat during cold or flu? Here are the most powerful foods that boost your immunity to fight off common cold and flu.

15
votes
Sep 12, 2012
As the flu seasons approaches, our fears of getting swine flu or whooping cough increase. One way to protect you and your family from the respiratory infections is to get flu shots regularly, while another is to use special oral antiseptic.

Clinical trials of new Halo Oral Antiseptic spray have shown that it kills 99,9 percent of viruses, causing flu and colds.

5
votes
Apr 30, 2009
Swine flu has already caused numerous outbreaks around the world. The transmission of swine flu occurs through coughing or sneezing or through touching the infected area. It is important to pay attention to any suspicious signs of the illness to cut the risk of catching the swine flu. Avoiding close contact with people, who have symptoms of the illness and washing your hands with soap and water frequently are one of the basic measures to protect yourself from swine flu.

3
votes
Jun 18, 2009
Swine Flu is particularly dangerous for pregnant women, who face greater risk of complications. With the H1N1 swine flu elevated to pandemic level, pregnant women need to take measures to prevent swine flu.

2
votes
Feb 24, 2010
A new dangerous kind of flu can develop form seasonal and bird flu, scientists warn.

The study in mice has shown that the seasonal flu can turn into a highly dangerous form if combined with avian flu.

2
votes
Jun 25, 2009
Sometimes it is quite difficult to make a difference between various respiratory infections, like flu and common cold

Difference between Common Cold and Flu


Cold and flu are two absolutely different infections for doctors, while for most people these conditions may mean staying in bed and feeling sick.

2
votes
Jun 06, 2009
Everyone is scared about getting swine flu these days, knowing how dangerous it is. It is important to be aware of the protection methods and swine flu prevention.

1
votes
Nov 08, 2011
While flu season is coming, many of us seek the ways to protect ourselves from tedious virus.

Now, the scientists have come up with the new material that can be used in flu masks and air filters to stop flu viruses from entering your respiratory system and causing flu symptoms.

One of the main problems that face scientists is the uprise of the new strains of flu virus, for which current flu vaccines are not as effective as they should be.

1
votes
Mar 23, 2010
Many people, who suffer from allergies or frequent sinus infections during cold and flu season, now use a natural and popular way to cleanse their noses of the irritants with the help of neti pots.

Neti pots are devices shaped like small teapot that are designed for nasal saline irrigation.

1
votes
Jan 28, 2010
When the cold and flu season begins, many people turn to natural cures to treat the illnesses. Natural remedies may shorten the duration of the colds and flu and may relieve some symptoms of the flu and cold. What are the most effective natural remedies for cold and flu to help you feel better?

1
votes
Nov 21, 2009
In general, the use of facemasks at home and or at work is not recommended. However, there are certain circumstances, when you can consider using a facemask:

1
votes
Oct 29, 2009
Children are particularly vulnerable to serious diseases, including swine flu. No wonder many parents are concerned at the first signs of flu-like symptoms. How can you tell if your child has swine flu and what can be done to protect your kid from getting swine flu?

1
votes
Apr 28, 2009
The World Health Organization raised the pandemic alert level to four, as swine flu has already spread around the world. Officials say that it is too late to contain the spread of swine flu and countries should focus on prevention and treatment.