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Latest respiratory infections Stories

2012-08-21 00:44:40

A study conducted in Mongolian schoolchildren supports the possibility that daily vitamin D supplementation can reduce the risk of respiratory infections in winter.

2010-12-27 13:34:18

The vitamin D levels of newborn babies appear to predict their risk of respiratory infections during infancy and the occurrence of wheezing during early childhood, but not the risk of developing asthma.

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2010-08-06 06:20:00

Young men may have more sick-free days through the cold and flu season if they take a daily vitamin D supplement.

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2009-02-24 13:32:56

Large-scale study supports potential role in boosting immune system, more research needed.

2005-08-22 16:54:00

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Swedish researchers said on Monday they had identified a previously unknown virus that may cause many cases of serious respiratory infections in children.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.