(NEWS) — IT'S often seen as nothing more than whining about a cold.
But "man flu" really does exist, according to research.
Men suffer more with coughs and colds because they have extra temperature receptors in the brain and so experience worse symptoms.
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Children deal with colds the same way because the relevant area of the brain is the same size in boys and girls, said Durham University neuroscientist Dr. Amanda Ellison.