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NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21st century is seeing renewed interest in traditional and alternative medicine, with a particular focus on herbs and botanicals that have long been thought to have therapeutic qualities.
According to a report issued on Friday by the World Health Organization (WHO), early treatment with swine flu antiviral medications serves as an effective treatment against the now infamous H1N1 flu.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that two new observational studies concluded that influenza patients treated with Tamiflu(R) (oseltamivir phosphate) had significantly higher survival rates than untreated patients.
Treating people with H1N1 flu with anti-virals oseltamivir and zanamivir should only be considered for those at high risk of complications, U.S.
British researchers reported on Friday that the flu drugs Tamiflu and Relenza might not be worthwhile to treat seasonal influenza in healthy adults.
A meta-analysis found anti-virals such as Tamiflu and Relenza may not help children with novel H1N1 flu, or swine flu, a researcher in Britain said.
Countries around the world are stockpiling two common anti-influenza drugs -- Relenza and Tamiflu -- for possible use in the current H1N1 flu pandemic, as well as for future influenza pandemics.
Consumer Reports shows how to avoid drugstore traps, and which remedies are most effective YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the U.S.
On Thursday, the US government said it is giving 420,000 treatment courses of Tamiflu to the Pan-American Health Organization in an attempt to fight the swine flu in Latin American and the Caribbean.
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...