Updated 07 September 2016

Action point


Experts predict that 15 million people will go to the doctor this year because of a sore throat.

As result of inflammation, a sore throat caused by a cold will appear red and will most likely be accompanied by a runny nose.

Treat the nagging pain with black currant lozenges.

For the latest on flu jabs and cold remedies, visit the Cold & Flu Centre.


Live healthier

Looking younger »

Can maple leaves help you look younger?

New research has found that maple leaf extract can help you look years younger.

Killer foods »

Wild mushrooms a 'silent killer'

Health practitioners are warning people to stay away from wild mushrooms.