ARTICLES RELATING TO COLDS

Cold weather can actually cause colds, study finds

2015-01-07 05:00

We all remember rolling our eyes as our mothers warned, "Stay out of the cold or you'll get sick", but new study backs up the old wives' tale by showing a correlation between cooler temperatures and the growth of cold-causing rhinoviruses.

Pregnant moms' colds may cause asthma in offspring

2015-01-05 13:11

Research indicates that the more colds and other viral infections a woman has during pregnancy, the more likely her child is to have asthma.

Why colds can cause asthma attacks

2014-12-15 05:05

Scientists have discovered a molecule that may play a significant role in the effect that colds may have on people suffering from asthma.

How vitamin C boosts your health

2014-11-06 17:20

Vitamin C is an essential part of your body's needs, especially for the maintenance of a strong and effective immune system.

How Vitamin C boosts your immune system

2014-10-31 14:49

Vitamin C is an essential part of your body's needs, especially for the maintenance of a strong and effective immune system.

12 top snot tips

2014-10-27 07:00

What to do when the Snot Monster runs riot in your child’s early years.

Why colds can cause asthma attacks

2014-10-02 09:48

Scientists have discovered a molecule that may play a significant role in the effect that colds may have on people suffering from asthma.

What to do to beat the flu

2014-08-14 09:18

Do these things every day and you will reduce your chances of getting flu.

Don't be hasty to have your kids admitted

2014-08-13 14:07

According to a study, about a third of children admitted to hospital for viral infections develop respiratory issues.

SA a nation of toughies

2014-08-13 14:01

According to a survey, 85% of South Africans battle on through to work, even when sick.

Boost your health

2014-08-08 05:00

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

Don't be hasty to have your kids admitted

2014-08-05 08:41

According to a study, about a third of children admitted to hospital for viral infections develop respiratory issues.

10 immune system boosters

2014-07-25 14:22

It makes sense to boost your immune system as a precautionary measure. Here are ten important things the experts say you should do in order to stay healthy.

Echinacea ineffective for childhood colds

2014-07-18 15:03

Echinacea, one of the most common herbal remedies, was found not to be effective in treating upper respiratory tract infections in children.

How to beat colds and flu naturally

2014-06-13 05:00

Do you suffer from colds and flu every year? There is much you can do to help your body recover naturally, and to avoid getting it in the first place.

8 natural cold remedies

2014-05-07 15:22

Before you reach for over-the-counter meds, first consider some natural remedies. Here are a few things you can do to assist your body's immune system and ease symptoms naturally.

What to do to beat the flu

2014-04-17 08:45

Do these things every day and you will reduce your chances of getting flu.

How to beat colds and flu naturally

2014-02-26 13:30

Do you suffer from colds and flu every year? There is much you can do to help your body recover naturally, and to avoid getting it in the first place.

Pregnant moms' colds may cause asthma in offspring

2014-02-05 10:24

Research indicates that the more colds and other viral infections a woman has during pregnancy, the more likely her child is to have asthma.

In bed with a cold?

2013-06-13 09:47

Colds are as much a part of winter as soup and scarves. Fortunately, over-the-counter remedies can sort out most colds – or, at least, relieve the symptoms.

Ease back into fitness after flu

2013-02-20 11:30

Although physical activity can help boost your immune system, people who are sick should tone down their workout or skip it altogether, experts advise.

Sleep well when sick

2012-09-14 14:56

Here's how to get a good night's sleep even when you have the flu.

Fruits and berries boost winter health

2011-06-20 00:00

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

 

Cold weather can actually cause colds, study finds

2015-01-06 09:16

We all remember rolling our eyes as our mothers warned, "Stay out of the cold or you'll get sick", but new study backs up the old wives' tale by showing a correlation between cooler temperatures and the growth of cold-causing rhinoviruses.

Why you should take Vitamin C this festive season

2014-12-19 10:03

Vitamin C is an essential part of your body's needs, especially for the maintenance of a strong and effective immune system.

Flu shot a good choice for seniors

2014-11-18 14:13

A review of past studies indicates that the seasonal flu vaccine has a protective effect on senior citizens.

How Vitamin C boosts your immune system

2014-11-05 10:15

Vitamin C is an essential part of your body's needs, especially for the maintenance of a strong and effective immune system.

Why colds can cause asthma attacks

2014-10-31 12:20

Scientists have discovered a molecule that may play a significant role in the effect that colds may have on people suffering from asthma.

Why colds can cause asthma attacks

2014-10-14 17:00

Scientists have discovered a molecule that may play a significant role in the effect that colds may have on people suffering from asthma.

Mystery virus outbreak in the US sends scores to hospital

2014-09-09 08:42

A respiratory virus has stricken more than 1 000 children across 10 states in the US, causing many to wind up in the hospital and prompting concerns of a wider outbreak.

Flu: not a reason for South Africans to miss work

2014-08-14 05:00

According to a survey, 85% of South Africans battle on through to work, even when sick.

‘Flu: not a reason to miss work’

2014-08-13 14:06

According to a survey, 85% of South Africans battle on through to work, even when sick.

Most South Africans go to work when they have the flu

2014-08-13 12:54

According to a just-released survey, South Africans won’t let a cold or flu get the better of them with 8 in 10 determined to go to work even though they’re as sick as a dog – a phenomenon known as "presenteeism".

Fruits and berries boost winter health

2014-08-05 09:05

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

Stay healthy in spite of the winter

2014-08-05 05:00

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

8 natural cold remedies

2014-07-25 14:17

Before you reach for over-the-counter meds, first consider some natural remedies. Here are a few things you can do to assist your body's immune system and ease symptoms naturally.

Echinacea ineffective for childhood colds

2014-07-16 10:39

Echinacea, one of the most common herbal remedies, was found not to be effective in treating upper respiratory tract infections in children.

Fruits and berries boost winter health

2014-05-15 11:29

Are you being plagued by colds and flu? Turn to the abundant supply of fresh fruits and berries that are on sale in the South African winter, says DietDoc.

HIV/Aids and flu

2014-04-23 14:29

People living with HIV/Aids have an increased risk of flu complications. For this reason, experts strongly recommend the flu shot at the start of the influenza season.

Boost your immune system - stay healthy!

2014-04-04 05:00

There is much you can do to avoid falling victim to colds and flu.

12 top snot tips

2014-02-19 10:18

What to do when the Snot Monster runs riot in your child’s early years.

12 top snot tips

2014-01-29 13:00

What to do when the Snot Monster runs riot in your child’s early years.

5 immune-boosting tips

2013-04-16 12:21

There is much you can do to avoid falling victim to colds and flu this winter.

Blame common colds on your chromosome 'caps'

2013-02-20 11:28

Study of young adults suggests DNA 'telomeres' may determine who's vulnerable.

7 flu myths

2012-07-09 16:17

Here's what's true when it comes to flu.

What to do to beat the flu

2010-05-17 00:00

Do these things every day and you will reduce your chances of getting flu.

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