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2012-12-02 05:02:40

In the largest clinical trial ever conducted on the popular medicinal herb echinacea, Professor Ronald Eccles, Director of Cardiff University's Common Cold Centre says the immune modulating benefits of Echinaforce very clearly shown. Ghent, NY (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 Professor Eccles, is one of the researchers who tested 755* healthy people to see if the use of an extract of echinacea root and herb was safe and effective in over a 4-month period. The randomized, double-blind,...

2012-10-26 04:01:40

In the largest clinical trial ever conducted on the popular medicinal herb echinacea, British researchers have concluded that a special Swiss echinacea extract Echinaforce® is both safe and effective in promoting healthy immune response (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Researchers tested 755* healthy people to see if the use of an extract of echinacea root and herb was safe and effective in over a 4-month period. The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial used...

Antibiotics Ineffective At Treating Common Cold Coughs
2012-10-23 09:21:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Parents who see their children suffering from a cough will alert the doctor and request that their child receives medication. However, a new study presented at the annual meet of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) found that antibiotics are not strong enough to treat coughs as a result of the common cold found in children. The meeting, titled CHEST 2012, showcased how antibiotics alone do not work effectively in...

Vitamin D Supplements Have No Effect On Colds
2012-10-03 11:31:29

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Despite years of common lore and claims to the contrary, scientists say they can find no convincing evidence to show that taking vitamin D supplements will fend off the common cold. An extensive series of randomized placebo-controlled tests, called VIDARIS, for Vitamin D and Acute Respiratory Infection Study, were conducted by a team of researchers in New Zealand, to fully investigate what, if any, impact the supplements might have,...

2012-09-30 23:00:29

To help people find the best treatment for their cold sore attacks the ultimatecoldsoretreatment.com website is going to first dispel a few myths and misconceptions. (PRWEB) September 30, 2012 Cold sores are not only painful, unsightly and embarrassing they can be a source of confusion as well. As one of the leading sources of online information about cold sores, shingles, warts and Molluscum the ultimatecoldsoretreatment.com website is always looking for ways to educate people about these...


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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