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Cold-like infections make 'cough receptors' in the airways more sensitive, making asthmatics more prone to bouts of coughing and wheezing, reveal scientists presenting their findings at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin.
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory today announced Los Angeles, Calif.
Most people fail to properly prevent the spread of contagious and infectious germs when coughing and sneezing, according to a study by medical students in New Zealand.
HORSHAM, Pa., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- For the vast majority of the general public, respiratory symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheezing or coughing are a common part of the exercise experience.
Scientists have revealed how environmental irritants such as air pollution and cigarette smoke cause people to cough, in research published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
Suggestions from Montefiore Medical Center on How to Prevent Other Household Members from Getting Sick During This Flu Season NEW YORK, Nov.
NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The ability of a proprietary elderberry extract to significantly reduce flu-like symptoms was demonstrated in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, undertaken on behalf of HerbalScience Group LLC. The pilot, randomized clinical trial was conducted by Dr.
It turns out that there is a very good reason why we are taught from such a young age to cover our mouths when sneezing or coughing.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Air pollution is a serious health issue, especially in Beijing.
It hurts, makes a loud rattling noise, and travels at up to 60 miles an hour. Over the next few months, it will be responsible for more than two million visits to GPs, and more than [pound]500m will be spent on medicines this year trying to stop it.
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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