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Latest Upper respiratory tract infection Stories

Antibiotics Do Not Help With Sinusitis: Study
2012-02-15 05:51:33

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri have found that antibiotics do not significantly help in the healing of sinus infections.

Too Much Exercise Can Slow Our Immune Response To Colds
2012-01-06 09:39:26

Different levels of exercise can actually significantly increase or decrease your chances of catching a respiratory infection, says Professor Mike Gleeson from Loughborough University.

2012-01-05 13:08:09

Battling colds and doing (or pledging to do) more exercise are familiar activities for most of us in January.

2011-11-16 07:37:33

New research suggests a pattern of outpatient antibiotic overuse in parts of the United States-- particularly in the Southeast --a problem that could accelerate the rate at which these powerful drugs are rendered useless.

2011-09-27 14:26:26

Emissions from livestock farms cause asthma and COPD patients living nearby to experience more exacerbations.

2011-09-07 12:45:02

Children who have their adenoids surgically removed do not get fewer upper respiratory tract infections such as sinusitis and colds.

2011-05-06 00:15:09

Short courses of antibiotics appear just as effective as longer ones — and a great deal safer — in treating respiratory infections that might cause pneumonia in children on temporary breathing devices.

2011-03-24 17:21:12

Prescribing antibiotics for patients with discoloured phlegm caused by acute cough has little or no effect on alleviating symptoms and recovery.

2011-03-01 10:36:00

Editor's note: Daliresp has been approved as the trade name for roflumilast. SILVER SPRING, Md., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2011-03-01 09:02:00

Editor's note: A trade name for roflumilast was not available at the time of approval. SILVER SPRING, Md., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.


Latest Upper respiratory tract infection 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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