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2014-03-05 08:25:34

National Campaign Seeks to Educate People with Asthma on the Importance of 'Knowing Their Count' LANDOVER, Md., March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) and Teva Respiratory announced today the launch of a national awareness campaign - Know Your Count - aimed at raising awareness of the seriousness of asthma and educating asthma patients and caregivers about the importance of keeping track of the remaining doses in their rescue inhalers. The...

Cystic Fibrosis Flare-ups May Be Caused By Buttery Molecule Diacetyl
2014-02-24 06:52:58

By Michael Price, San Diego State University Katrine Whiteson and colleagues identified a lung-damaging molecule in higher concentrations in cystic fibrosis patients during symptom flare-ups. A molecule previously linked to lung injuries in factory workers producing microwave popcorn might play an important role in microbial infections of the lung suffered by people with cystic fibrosis (CF), according to a recent study led by San Diego State University postdoctoral researcher Katrine...

2013-12-20 23:26:52

Dramatic Asthma Relief Report penned by Susan Millar is the latest book that instructs people how to find out the root causes of their chronic lung disease, and how to treat it at the source. Carolyn Kush Martin from the site Vinamy.com performed a detailed Dramatic Asthma Relief Report review that indicates if this book is worth buying. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. This disease causes recurring periods of...

2013-12-11 23:28:01

Whooping cough, tuberculosis and flu are all respiratory illnesses that people need to know about. New, easy-to-read brochures provide basic facts about these illnesses and tips on how people can protect their health. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 With more than 48,000 cases of whooping cough reported in 2012, the nation marked its worst year for the disease in nearly 60 years. Because it can cause serious and sometimes life-threatening complications, especially in infants and...

2013-12-03 08:32:13

MONTREAL, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - When cold and flu season strikes, many Canadians are looking for products to relieve symptoms that include a cough, runny nose and sinus congestion. But, for many of them, especially those who take medication, toddlers and people who cannot tolerate certain over-the-counter products, the options may be very limited. It is with these portions of the population in mind that Pendopharm, introduced the Helixia(R) line of products to the Canadian...

2013-11-11 08:28:41

Introduces Extra Strong Menthol Flavor Throat Drop EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Did you know that 56% of Americans who suffer from a cough or cold are still working out at the gym, jumping on public transportation and liberally shaking hands?[1] And 19% are regularly kissing their significant other[2]. But it's not just sick people with unhealthy habits. According to a HALLS-commissioned survey, 23% of healthy Americans make no effort to stay away from cough and cold...

2013-10-31 12:27:18

ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday season approaches more and more dogs will be boarding at veterinary clinics boarding facilities or pet resorts, or traveling with other dogs or visiting family and friends with dogs. This increased interaction outside of the home puts those dogs at risk for Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease (CIRD), or kennel cough, a highly contagious respiratory disease. The disease is spread by air and by dogs in close contact with...

2013-10-15 08:32:59

Newest Offering Contains Soothing Syrup Center Made from Natural Menthol PARSIPPANY, N.J., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricola(®), the leading manufacturer of soothing herb drops from Switzerland, has added a new product to its line of uniquely effective and delicious herb drops - Extra Strength for powerful cough relief. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2013-10-07 12:46:33

New concerns and warnings regarding over-the-counter cough and cold medications in kids coupled with overdoses and even death are confusing some parents over the best – and safest way – to manage their child’s cold. “The U.S. Food and Drug Administration now recommends against the use of over-the-counter cough and cold medications in children younger than 6,” said Dr. Julieana Nichols, assistant professor of pediatrics – academic general medicine at Baylor College of Medicine...

2013-09-10 12:29:37

Portable HFCWO airway clearance vest delivers dramatic improvements for respiratory patients, clinical study shows AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AffloVest, the first-ever portable High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation (HFCWO) vest, is now approved for Medicare and private health insurance reimbursement. Millions of Americans with respiratory disease can benefit from the innovative new airway clearance therapy vest that dramatically improves cough productivity and...


Latest cough Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

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2011-04-14 15:37:44

Bordetella pertussis is a Gram-negative, aerobic coccobacillus of the genus Bordetella. It is the causative agent of pertussis or whooping cough and it is non-motile. There is no zoonotic reservoir thus humans are the only hosts. Bacterium is spread by coughing and by nasal dripping after an incubation period of 7 to 14 days. Pertussis is an infection of the respiratory system and characterized by a "whooping" sound when the person breathes in. Before the vaccine was developed there were...

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2011-04-14 15:28:20

Bordetella bronchiseptica is a small, gram-negative, rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Bordetella. It can cause bronchitis although it rarely infects humans. It is closely related to pertussis which causes whooping cough and B. bronchiseptica can persist in the environment for extended periods. Humans are not natural carriers of B. bronchiseptica, which normally infects the respiratory tracts of smaller mammals. It does not express pertussis toxin although it has the genes to do so which...

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2011-02-17 16:35:12

Measles, also known as Rubeola or Morbilli, is caused by a virus and infects the respiratory system. Morbilliviruses are enveloped, single-stranded, negative-sense RNA viruses. Symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose, red eyes and a generalized maculopapular erythematous rash. It is spread through respiration and is highly contagious. 90% of people without immunity who share a living space with someone infected will get measles. Infection incubates for about 14 days and infectivity...

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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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