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 ...

Scientists May Have Discovered How To Beat The Common Cold, Faster

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 15.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

The go-to when you’ve got a cold is usually paracetamol, a duvet and a decent box set. But there may be a way to beat the common cold that’s more ...

This Is How Many Sick Days The Average Worker Takes Per Year

PA | Rachel Moss | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Days lost through sickness absence fell to a record low of around four per worker last year, new figures have revealed. Around 137 million working day...

5 Lessons Learned From 'Staying Healthy: A Doctor's Guide'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re struggling to steer clear of the office lurgy - or any other virus, for that matter - then Channel 4’s ‘Staying Healthy: A Doctor’s ...

6 Ways That Going To Bed Late Affects Your Body The Next Day

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 23.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle

We all know the virtue of getting eight hours sleep a night, but that new Netflix box set isn’t going to watch itself. So inevitably we end up going...

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 ...

19 Times The Great British Public Absolutely Couldn't Cope With People With Colds

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again: we’re all sniffling into our sleeves, doing shots of orange juice and wishing our ill colleagues would quarantine th...

How To Avoid Coughs And Colds Over Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 22.12.2015 | UK Lifestyle

This December may be exceptionally mild, but Christmas parties are still prime opportunities to catch a cough or cold. "Weather forecasts are antic...

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...

How To Prevent Autumn Cold And Flu For As Long As Possible

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We're sorry to use the A-word, but that chill down your neck and the should-I-shouldn't-I decisions around central heating spell only one thing: Autum...

Which Two Fruits Are Brilliant At Warding Off Autumn Sniffles?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Red grapes and blueberries both contain compounds that work with vitamin D to boost the immune system, research suggests. In laboratory experiments...

Should You Work Out When You're Ill?

Charli Cohen | Posted 21.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Charli Cohen

'To train, or not to train?' This is the question we regular exercisers agonise over when lurgy strikes. Those unconvinced of the joy of exercise will struggle to comprehend why it is we WANT to train though the illness - why not take the opportunity to 'pull a sickie' on our fitness regimen.

Don't Leave Vitamin D Out in the Cold This Winter

Glen Matten | Posted 07.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Whilst the jury might be out on how effective vitamin D is or isn't when it comes to seasonal colds and flu protection, be under no illusion that limping through winter in a vitamin D deficient state is likely to amplify the risk of a multitude of other serious health problems.

Cure For Winter Colds And Flu?

The Huffington Post | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A new oral antiseptic spray that is effective in killing 99.9% of infectious airborne germs could be the answer to fighting colds and flu, claim a res...

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Have You Caught The Christmas Bug? | Kyrsty Jade Hazell | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Is it us, or is everyone suffering from the post-Christmas winter bug? If you're surrounded by a sea of sniffles, coughs and splutters you're not a...

Scientists: ‘Man Flu' Is Not A Myth

Georgia James | Posted 19.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Women may joke about 'man flu' but according to new research men really do suffer more when they have a cold. The study found that females have ar...