Can the brain’s conscious mechanisms exert a significant influence on the body’s autonomic functions? New research suggests yes – with possible implications for mental health.
Snot very good to be ill. But here's how your body mounts its defence against the dreaded lurgi.
Layering on winter gear is annoying. But with temperatures reaching minus 50 in some parts of the country, it is essential to protect your skin from frostbite, which can happen in minutes.
Winter comes with colder temperatures. You and your body can work together to stay comfortable.
When you're warm and cozy inside, it can be natural to wonder if the animals you see outside your window this winter are doing OK. Don't worry – they're doing better out there than you would.
It's not as simple as saying you won't 'feel the benefit'.
You can tell the difference by the colour of your snot.
Illness often strikes when you’re stressed at work, not sleeping properly, or you’ve been out partying a little too much. Here's why.
A "how to" on avoiding and resolving chilblains this winter.
No matter how cold it is, you're lucky you don't live on Venus.
Here's how athletes at the Winter Olympics are able to perform in extreme cold.
Techniques and technology can help athletes perform at their best even in freezing temperatures.
A reader wants to know why our noses run just because it's cold.
Why is it the flu virus is so deadly compared to the common cold virus?