Don't doubt it: "Man flu" is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was "tired of being accused of overreacting".
"The spirit of the issue is quite light hearted and often tackles quirky subjects".
Despite the derisive Oxford dictionary definition of it as "a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms", he found there is some truth behind the claims.
In fact, he believes a man's immune is weaker than that of a woman's immune system (possibly due to the effects of testosterone).
He notes there are numerous potential weaknesses in the "immunity gap" theory, including that it doesn't always consider other influences on the flu such as the rates of smoking.
In any case, it has to be said that the (non-peer reviewed) review is a joy to read.
Perhaps, they need to be shown a little more sympathy with scientists confirming that the man flu is real with men suffering more during the common cold than women.
Health officials said that while it's too early to tell how severe this flu season will be, the main strain circulating tends to cause more deaths and hospitalizations than others.
A recent look into man flu suggests that there is a case to be made for it.
"When we hear 'man flu, ' we assume this means all males of all ages", Klein said. "Is it that women are more resilient, that they are able to juggle more when they are ill, or is it that they don't have as severe symptoms?"
Sue said in an interview from his clinic that he made a decision to do the study for a masters level class about a week after he experienced the flu.
Its augmented reality brand marketing service lets you discover content based on pictures that you snap with the app. A spokesman for Apple declined to comment, and representatives of Shazam could not be immediately reached.
South Australia, of course, is no stranger to power outages, as blackouts left much of the area without power last summer. Tesla said it hopes the project "provides a model for future deployments around the world".
In a statement today, British Airways said: " Heathrow is continuing to experience severe adverse weather conditions. Glasgow and Aberdeen Airports were also reporting cancellations to several flights heading to England and Amsterdam.
MISSING CHILD Alert issued for Caitlyn Frisina , W/F, 17yo, 5'7", 135lbs, BR hair & eyes, from Lake City. The department also says they've received tips about the pair being in North Georgia and in SC .
Apple has claimed that this is the most powerful Mac yet and is a must-have for working professionals around the world. The iMac Pro gets the first major specification bump to Apple's all-in-one desktop computer in almost two years.
Earlier in February, former FBI director James Comey said that Trump asked him to stop the investigation into Flynn. Comey's conference room for a final briefing: Only about 3,000 emails had been potentially work-related.
He had called the chancellor to complain about "inacceptable" leaks to the press, the Social Democrat leader said. The message is "simply wrong", said Martin Schulz at a press conference at the SPD headquarter.
Regarding the timing of building a Ram temple in Ayodhya, Sibal said, " We believe in the Lord, we don't believe in you Modi ji. BJP chief Amit Shah is trying to garner votes in the name of Lord Rama. "They are least bothered about the nation", Modi said.
During the presidential race, then-candidate Donald Trump cited the killing as a reason to toughen US immigration policies. Under local sanctuary city rules, local law enforcement won't hold a person beyond the term of their incarceration.
Netflix accused of spying on users after 'creepy' tweet
While the tweet was clearly intended as a joke, it didn't sit well with some customers who found the message "creepy". The tweet in question got nearly 400,000 likes and more than 100,000 retweets too, so mission achieved.
Rich Swann Arrested For Kidnapping, Suspended By WWE
The former one-time WWE Cruiserweight Champion was arrested in Florida and is due to appear in court Monday. The kidnapping charge against Swann is a felony, and carries a maximum penalty of 5 years in state prison.
Trump to record robocall for Roy Moore
Others were Trump supporters eager to see the president in person. "They're resisting the will of the American people", he said. At that time, according to Nelson, Moore was pursuing a sexual relationship with her and had groped and tried to rape her.
Baby wrongly declared dead: Max Hospital loses licence
This was due to a government panel finding that the hospital did not adhere to norms regarding newborn infants. Jain also mentioned that, "Max Hospital is a habitual offender and three notices were served earlier to it".
Embattled Michigan Rep. John Conyers announces retirement
Following these accusations, House minority leader Nanci Pelosi eventually asked Conyers to step down, as did Rep. Conyers, who was first elected in 1964, easily won re-election past year in the heavily Democratic 13th District.