The evidence for man-flu: real or fake news?

An IBMS member responds to a science article that has recently gone viral.

The British Medical Journal recently published an article called ‘The Science behind man-flu’. The author Dr Kyle Sue, a clinical assistant professor in family medicine at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, explored the concept of ‘man-flu’ in an attempt to learn whether men actually experience more extreme symptoms of the flu than women.  Read more …