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Fitness 19 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM

Another mosquito virus: How the Japanese encephalitis affects our brain

Most people infected by the Japanese encephalitis virus do not develop any symptoms. However, approximately one in 200 infections result in severe brain inflammation.

Wellness 09 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM

Statins for breast cancer?

A study linking high blood cholesterol and breast cancer raises the question of whether statin drugs can help reduce breast cancer incidence.

Wellness 31 Jan 2016 | 7:00 AM

Is flu seasonal?

So you think the flu is seasonal?

Wellness 10 Nov 2016 | 5:03 AM

Protect against pneumococcal infections

Pneumococcal infections are caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae, commonly referred to as pneumococcus.

Wellness 30 Apr 2017 | 5:01 AM

Busting the flu vaccination confusion

Vaccination plays a vital role in controlling vaccine-preventable diseases successfully and cost effectively, including the flu.

Wellness 25 Aug 2017 | 6:01 AM

Your breath may show if you have lung cancer using this new test

There may be a new test that can help detect early-stage lung cancer using a patient's breath.

Wellness 13 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

A glass of red wine a day might keep the prostate cancer away

Red wine consumption doesn't increase the risk of prostate cancer according to new research, and in fact could have a protective effect. White wine consumption, however...

Health 12 Aug 2018 | 7:10 AM

When the flu leads to a heart attack

The influenza virus can have dangerous effects on our organs, resulting in increased risk of death from heart attacks, stroke and diabetes, among others.

Seniors 18 Aug 2018 | 6:00 AM

Many are vulnerable to serious effects of the flu

High-risk groups, including young children and older adults, are more prone to this vaccine-preventable, highly-contagious respiratory disease.