• Antibiotic resistance is a medical phenomenon that is becoming more and more common, where certain antibiotics can no longer do the job they’re meant to because the bacterial infections they are supposed to fight have become resistant to them. This...

  • Laryngitis occurs when the vocal cords or voice box become irritated or swollen. The main symptoms include a sore throat, a hoarse voice, a cough that won’t go away, and the need to clear your throat often. You could even...

  • Paracetamol is a painkiller that’s used to alleviate aches, pains and high temperatures[1]. It’s most commonly used to relieve mild or moderate pain, such as headaches, toothaches, sprains and the symptoms associated with colds and flu.  It is often recommended...

  • Many throat conditions have similar symptoms, and that can make it difficult to tell what is ailing you[1]. This can be frustrating, but it’s worth taking the time to understand whether you have a minor illness, such as a cold...

  • Laryngitis refers to when the vocal cords or voice box in the throat become swollen and irritated. It can happen suddenly, getting worse within the first three days before going away by itself in one to two weeks[1]. The symptoms...

  • Whether you’re suffering from back ache, a sinus headache or something else, your first thought might be to reach for the paracetamol to help ease your discomfort. But what exactly is this medicine, and how does it know to target...