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Over 40 Percent Of Parents Misuse Cough Medicine On Children
2013-04-23 09:19:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Over 40 percent of parents improperly use over-the-counter cough and cold medicine to treat children under the age of four, according to the most recent University of Michigan CS Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. According to the researchers, children can get up to 10 colds each year. But when their mothers and fathers given them medicine to treat the ailment, they often disregard label warnings and give...

2013-02-20 10:36:10

Among healthy adults who were administered a cold virus, those with shorter telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in certain cells were more likely to develop experimentally-induced upper respiratory infection than participants with longer telomeres, according to results of preliminary research published in the February 20 issue of JAMA. Telomeres shorten with each cell division and function as protective caps to prevent erosion of genomic DNA during cell division....

2013-02-06 23:04:46

A combination of OTC remedies can bring comfort in the air. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 The air tickets were booked months when the thought of escaping the winter snow was most appealing. Then with just days to go until take-off, a nasty winter cold has taken hold. While cancelling the trip is not an option — the plane tickets and hotel package are non-refundable — there are simple steps to take to make flying as comfortable as possible, says Virginia Feldman, MD,...

2013-02-04 23:03:52

Cold Sore Free Forever is the latest program developed by Derek Shepton, who claims to guide people how to get rid of cold sores permanently within three days. A full Cold Sore Free Forever review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com shows if the program is helpful for people to use. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 04, 2013 Cold Sore Free Forever is the new method created by Derek Shepton, who promises to show people how to get rid of cold sores naturally and effectively. In this natural...

2013-01-15 10:51:13

New research from the University of Georgia exposes a large discrepancy in the length of time patients expect an acute cough illness, also called acute bronchitis, to last and the reality of the illness. This mismatch may be a factor in the over-prescription of antibiotics. Examining the gap in patient expectations and the actual length of time the body takes to rid itself of a chest cold, Dr. Mark Ebell, associate professor of epidemiology in the UGA College of Public Health, recently...


Latest Common cold Reference Libraries

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2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

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2011-01-11 14:10:55

Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 °C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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