Federal public health officials say a fatal human case of H5N1 bird flu has been reported in Canada, the first such case in North America.
Supercharging our immune systems with supplements seems to be a national obsession. But which supplements – if any – can help keep us healthy in the winter months?
The notion that someone can be obese yet still healthy is a myth, say researchers, who found that obesity carries a higher risk of premature death compared to that of normal-weight people, regardless of cholesterol, blood pressure and blood-sugar readings.
Alcoholism could be in our DNA, experts have suggested, after a gene linked to excessive drinking was discovered by scientists.
f25c7455384 150×150 H1N1 pandemic death numbers like season fluThe H1N1 flu pandemic claimed roughly the same number of lives in 2009 as seasonal flu did on average in each of the four years preceding the pandemic, a new study suggests.