Tag: cold

Does cold weather make you sick: What’s the link?

In this article, we examine the relationship between cold and wet weather and the common cold. We also cover some tips for preventing colds. Rhinoviruses and the common cold According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), millions of people develop the common cold each year in the United States alone. On average,

Benylin’s cough tablets slammed for containing the exact same drug

Benylin’s range of cough medicines all contain ‘IDENTICAL’ ingredients – despite being marketed differently The 46-year-old, AKA the MoneySavingExpert, took to Twitter on Thursday Warned customers not to believe that the £4.99 tablets offer ‘something extra’ Previously, Lewis urged people not to pay inflated price of branded medicines Benylin’s range of cough medicines have been

8 common myths about cold and flu debunked

Many people love autumn for the colorful foliage and pumpkin spice, but each year it ushers in another season that is more menacing: cold and flu season, that is. The two illnesses are often lumped together, but there are important distinctions. And when it comes to prevention and treatment, there are plenty of misconceptions that

Should I take Vitamin C or other supplements for my cold?

Last week I had a shocking cold. Blocked nose, sore throat, and feeling poorly. This made me think about the countless vitamins and supplements on the market that promise to ease symptoms of a cold, help you recover faster, and reduce your chance of getting another cold. When it comes to the common cold (also

‘My Runny Nose Turned Out To Be A Brain Leak’ – Women's Health

Kendra Jackson was in a traumatic car accident back in 2013—and for years afterward, the Nebraska woman experienced a near-constant runny nose, along with coughing and sneezing, she told local news station KETV. Doctors diagnosed her with allergies, a winter cold, and head congestion, but nothing helped. “Everywhere I went I always had a box of Puffs,

Enduring cold temperatures alters fat cell epigenetics

A new study in fat cells has revealed a molecular mechanism that controls how lifestyle choices and the external environment affect gene expression. This mechanism includes potential targets for next-generation drug discovery efforts to treat metabolic diseases including diabetes and obesity. Researchers tracked how the epigenome changes after long-term exposure to cold temperatures, and how