everything you need to know about flu

Chill, fatigue, fever and achiness characterise the infectious respiratory disease known as influenza. Normally mild and short-lived, it...

Beat that Cold

When days get shorter and temperatures drop, you probably brace yourself for the inevitable common cold. And with good reason! Here are...

Doctors and colds

What do the professionals do when they start with the sniffles? Do they stifle them, relax, drug themselves up? We asked a number of...

Woman in snow

So you don’t feel too well, but you’re not sure whether you have a cold or the flu. Both are caused by viruses and spread by...

Elderflower tea

Many typical cold medicines can dry you out, put you to sleep, keep you up at night, or do nothing at all to make you better faster. But...

Chicken soup

Flu can give you similar symptoms to the common cold, as well as fever, headaches, muscle aches, extreme fatigue, diarrhoea, nausea or...