Common Cold

Why Do We Catch A Cold Two To Three Times A Year?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you have a cold, the likelihood that it's your first one in 12 months is highly unlikely. So why do we catch colds more than two or three times...

Foods to Fight the Winter Chills

Henrietta Norton | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Henrietta Norton

Writing on winter ills seems surreal after the nourishing heat we have been fortunate to have in the last month. But, as far-fetched as it may seem, if we want to begin our preparations for winter, the time is now; preparation is the work-horse of prevention.

Why Zinc Can Help Reduce Symptoms Of Common Cold

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Zinc plays a vital role in fighting infection by preventing the immune system from spinning out of control, research has shown. The finding may exp...

10 Natural Ways To Prevent Cold And Flu

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

With temperatures set to plummet this weekend and weather forecasters warning of snow, the nation's minds will shift to two things: a) how to avoid sl...

Powerful Home Remedy for Coughs and Colds

Jordan Bourke | Posted 13.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jordan Bourke

This week, having been hit by a nasty cold and cough, I thought I would share with you this natural remedy that has kept me out of bed and still functioning, while some of my colleagues have been house bound for a week!

Sneezing - the Public Enemy

Susie Amy | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Susie Amy

It's amazing what goes into your head, and won't come out. As a teenager, I read an article about sneezing. There was a picture of a person sneezing, and a huge cloud of germs around them. Ever since, if someone sneezes near me, my mind sees the huge cloud of germs.

Why Should You Care About Your Immune System?

Dr Sarah Brewer | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Brewer

It's easy to take your immune system for granted, yet every day billions of cells patrol your body and repel invaders. Just like a large corporation, each member of your internal army has a different role.

Hepatitis C Vaccine Could Be Found In Cousin Of Common Cold

PA | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK

A cousin of the common cold virus offers the first hope of an effective vaccine against the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, it has been revealed....

Have Scientist Found A Cure For The Common Cold?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

German scientists have discovered a type of cold plasma that is able to deactivate viruses similar to the common cold, bringing them a step closer to ...

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For The Common Cold?

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the cold and flu tablets, new research, reported in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal, has found that a natural supplement could be the ans...