Drink tea and wine to reduce flu symptoms, says research
Researchers from the Washington University School of Medicine discovered that a compound found in foods such as red wine, blueberries and black tea prevented severe influenza infections in mice. It is thought taking the plant flavonoid compound before flu develops will reduce symptoms and impact.
Did you know that cold weather can affect your heart?
Cold weather can affected your heart and trigger heart attacks. Here's how to protect your heart in the cold.
5 common cold and flu questions answered
Two experts reveal what you need to know about the common cold, including what the symptoms of common cold are, whether you can go to the gym with a cold, your alcohol intake, taking time off work, attending events with a cold and working out whether you have a cold or the flu
This is how to get rid of cold sores
Cold sores are caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and usually clear up on their own within 10 days. They are contagious, but don’t let that stop you carrying on with your day. Just try not to smooch anyone until it goes away.
Why do you get chilly hands and feet in winter?
Many people will mistakenly use the term "poor circulation" when complaining about having unusually cold hands and toes. But it is actually a problem with the microcirculation - the smallest blood vessels in the body.
The best products to beat cold and flu
The cold and flu products that will actually work to relieve cold symptoms or prevent you catching one in the first place.
In the news: Why you should try to get your flu jab before lunch
Scientists have found flu vaccines are more effective in the morning which could prevent thousands of deaths each year