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2012-12-21 05:01:55

Five well known experts gathered in London to discuss research supporting Echinaforce® for prevention and treatment of cold and flu; their comments on the current research now available on

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

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

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

A new study presented at the annual meet of the American College of Chest Physicians found that antibiotics are not strong enough to treat coughs as a result of the common cold found in children.


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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fleuron
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
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