Why you should feed both a cold and a fever

Respiratory viruses like rhinovirus (the cause of the common cold), flu and SARS-CoV-2 make the rounds during the winter season, and many people claim to have a remedy to help illness pass quicker. But how much merit do these ...


Winter wonderland? Not for your skin

Winter is no friend to the body's delicate skin, but an expert offers three key tips: moisturize, moisturize, moisturize.


Studies examine heat and cold as cardiovascular health hazards

Both hot and cold environments trigger a stress response in the human body and can lead to cardiovascular problems. Physiologist Justin Lawley from the Department of Sport Science at the University of Innsbruck and colleagues ...


Can wet hair make you sick?

Your mom may have warned you that going outside with wet hair will make you sick. But is this just a superstition or can damp hair outdoors make you ill?

Medical research

Some fat cells can feel the cold

(Medical Xpress)—To survive in cold environments, mammals burn fat to produce heat. The breakdown of fat helps prevent obesity and related metabolic diseases, such as diabetes. Bruce Spiegelman and his colleagues at Harvard ...

page 1 from 2