Updated 29 February 2016

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Are vapour patches safe and effective if you have a cold or the flu?

Patches may be the new cure to ease flu symptoms, so the question is: How do they work?

Great news for gals - oestrogen might make women more resistant against the flu virus

When it comes to fending off the flu, women may have an advantage over men

Could your little one have the flu? Here's how to know and what to do

Flu symptoms in children are often misdiagnosed - or even missed. Know the signs.

If there is something else you'd like to know about Colds & Flu, pop a question to our Flu expert!



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Can't lose weight? Blame it on your gut

Our nutrition experts weigh in on why gut health is such an important factor in weight loss, on World Obesity Day.

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Yes, there is such a thing as too much sleep

A new study confirms that too little sleep can impair your brain, but interestingly, too much sleep is also a problem.