Common Cold

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 ...

Prone To Getting Colds? You Probably Need To Sleep More

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're prone to getting the sniffles on a regular basis then your sleeping habits may be to blame. A new study has found that being sleep deprived ...

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

Immunity-Boosting Foods To Ward Off Coughs And Colds

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to steer clear of coughs and colds this season, then listen up. FOX59 spoke to two experts about how to boost your immune system in tim...

Want To Avoid Catching A Cold? Get An Early Night

PA | By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Not getting enough sleep dramatically increases the chances of catching a cold, research has shown.People who sleep six hours or less a night are four...

Dad Loses All His Limbs After Common Cold Leads To Septicaemia

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When John Rushton began to experience the sniffles, he assumed he had a run-of-the-mill common cold. But within days it had developed into pneumoni...

Why You Can Kiss Your Partner When They Have A Cold

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When a loved-one has the sniffles, most of us will avoid giving them a kiss, regardless of snotty they may look. But according to a leading profess...

Why Wearing A Scarf This Winter Could Stop You From Getting A Cold

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

'Tis the month of sniffles, sneezes and snot. If you're fed up of catching colds then you'll certainly want to take note of a new health study fro...

Keeping You Tip-Top This Time of Year

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 31.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Upon waking on Sunday morning still with the feeling of discomfort in my throat, I decided to take my juicing that one step further, I do love a good vegetable juice more than a fruit juice. I have been finding juicing difficult in the cooler months, I like to be warm so I decided to juice vegetables with ginger to create that warming effect.

The Difference Between Cold And Flu (And How To Treat Them)

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 12.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It's that time of year again, when you're surrounded by people coughing, sneezing and sniffing. You can catch cold and flu all year round, but bec...

Could This Jacket Help Fight Against Flu?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 15.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If the sound of a commuter's sneeze sends shivers down your spine, fear not. This new jacket may help protect you against flu and other nasty viruses....

Everyone Is Ill. You Don't Want To Get It. You Should Probably Watch This

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but, if you hadn't noticed already, we're entering virus season. *Sniffles* Yep it's the time of the year where ...

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? | 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...