Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: 'Enough is enough,' says Charlize Theron on Aids in SA > Health-in-Motion 27 June 2017 Protecting yourself against infectious diseases during winter Protecting yourself against infectious diseases during winter can be a significant challenge. Evaluating the results of clinical trials involving more than 10,000 people in 14 countries, British researchers have recently demonstrated that vitamin D supplements could significantly reduce the occurrence of illnesses like the common cold, ear and sinus infections, pneumonia and bronchitis. According to Adrian Martineau of the University of London, “daily or weekly vitamin D supplements will mean 3.25 million fewer people would get at least one acute respiratory infection a year” in the UK alone. 0 More: Daily Dose: 'Enough is enough,' says Charlize Theron on Aids in SAHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Medical From the nose to the penis – a history of organ transplants Medical How long can Zika last in your sperm? Medical Are you ignoring gum disease? Medical New drug for deadly, super-fast cancer Medical How to avoid addictive painkillers after surgery Medical Meet the boy who can’t feel pain From our sponsors Johannesburg conference to tackle digital transformation in healthcare WIN a R2000 voucher. Great skin is just a click away! How erectile dysfunction can affect relationships Coital incontinence: the ‘oops’ women are too afraid to talk about Live healthier Myths busted! » Breastfeeding may reduce pain from C-section Breastfeeding and work - how to make it work 9 breastfeeding myths busted Breastfeeding will help me lose my baby weight, right? Wrong! We bust nine myths about breastfeeding. Eat right. » How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction 7 scientific ways to cure erectile dysfunction 7 foods that could relieve erectile dysfunction If you experience erectile dysfunction from time to time, you may be able to manage the problem without any medical help.