The term 'Man flu' is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms." Photo: Shutterstock

A scientist set out to prove that man flu is real so he could justify whining about his seasonal colds — what he found isn’t helpful

The Christmas issue of the peer-reviewed medical journal The BMJ takes on the issue in a lighthearted article written by a Canadian professor who says he was ‘tired of being accused of overreacting’ to illnesses

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The term 'Man flu' is defined by the Oxford English Dictionary as "a cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the severity of the symptoms." Photo: Shutterstock
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