Cold and Flu

How Drinking Tea Could Help Your Body Fight Flu

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Drinking tea could be the key to keeping flu at bay, according to a new study. Researchers discovered a gut microbe which helped prevent severe flu in...

Common Cold Could Become A Thing Of The Past, As Scientists Move Closer To Beating It

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK Tech

The annual tradition of contracting seasonal sniffles and spending a week annoying all your colleagues with constant nose-blowing could be a thing of ...

How To Tell If Your Child Is Sick Enough To Stay Off School

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 11.04.2017 | UK Parents

“Mum, please don’t make me go to school today? I don’t feel well.” Does this sound heart-sinkingly familiar? Of course, as a parent you know y...

The Colour Of Your Snot Can Tell You How Ill You Are

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re currently sat surrounded by tissues and Lemsip, there’s a high possibility that your snot is looking pretty radioactive. The video abov...

Baby Cold: Parents Share Tips For Helping Baby Through The Sniffles

The Huffington Post | Tamsin Kelly | Posted 16.01.2017 | UK Parents

It may be called a common cold, but when your baby develops a cold it’s a BIG DEAL. Your baby’s miserable so you’re anxious (and possible sleep ...

Bird Flu Cases Confirmed In Wild Ducks In England

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 31.12.2016 | UK

Three wild birds in Scotland and England have tested positive for a dangerous strain of bird flu. Two wild wigeon ducks from Somerset and Leicestershi...

Nose Muffs Are Like A Cold-Preventing Penis Pouch For Your Face

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 07.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Your gran suspected it all along but now science has proven that the common cold prefers to settle and cause wintery misery in a cold nose. A US st...

Fed Up Of Being Ill? Top 10 Foods To Boost Your Immune System

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 02.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

In January, the coldest, baddest, longest month of them all, our immune systems could do with a boost to help us avoid joining the office cough chorus...

Winter Vomiting Season Has Arrived, Here's What To Do

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

The first signs of Christmas, the biting chill in the air - these are all signs that winter has arrived. Unfortunately alongside festive cheer, it als...

Man Has Flu, Takes Ibuprofen And This Happens

SWNS | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When most of us get the flu, the worst we experience is a stuffy nose and an achy body. But one flu sufferer says he is lucky to be alive after su...

Cold And Flu Hacks That Will Have You Feeling Normal Again

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

You've got the attractive red nose, the husky voice and the cough which makes you sound like you smoke 100-a-day. Then there's the shivering one momen...

How To Cure The Office Cold

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're suffering from your second or third cold of the season wondering 'Why God Why' this keeps recurring, the answer may lie in your methods of c...

Does Being Cold Make You More Likely To Get Ill?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why people get colds more often in the winter than at other times of the year? ASAP Science explore whether there is any correlatio...

Cheer Up! 7 Reasons Cold Weather Is Good For You

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

As the temperatures take a turn for the worse and the entire HuffPost UK office drowns in what we have creatively dubbed the "flunami", what better to...

Why A Third Of Brits Go To Work When Sick

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The economic downturn is taking its toll on the nation’s health as almost a third of Brits confess they are more likely to go into work when they ar...