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Latest Upper respiratory tract infection Stories

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2009-08-19 06:40:00

According to a new report, fewer US patients are receiving inappropriate antibiotics for coughs, colds, and ear infections.

2009-08-06 13:42:33

Scientists have shown that they can identify and characterize an individual's response to a respiratory viral infection by examining the pattern of gene expression in their blood.

2009-08-06 13:37:59

Scientists have identified a genomic "signature" in circulating blood that reveals exposure to common upper respiratory viruses, like the cold or flu, even before symptoms appear.

2009-07-28 16:18:43

A new test developed by Edmonton-based Innovotechâ„¢ Inc. will now allow doctors to more accurately identify the right antibiotics required to treat serious, chronic infections that are biofilm based.

2009-07-09 18:01:41

Pregnant women who consumed seven servings per day of fruits and vegetables moderately reduced risk of upper respiratory infection, U.S.

2009-07-08 12:52:10

Boston University School of Medicine researchers (BUSM) have observed in a study of pregnant women that consumption of at least seven servings per day of fruits and vegetables moderately reduced the risk of developing an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI). The BUSM study appears online in the journal Public Health Nutrition.

2009-06-29 11:19:00

Company Increases Eligibility to Its Patient Assistance Program to 400 Percent of Federal Poverty; as Many as 75 Percent of U.S.

2009-06-26 08:01:37

People who eat lots of soy products have better lung function and are less likely to develop the smoking-associated lung disease COPD

2009-06-24 08:00:46

Antibiotic prescribing for respiratory illnesses should be standardised across Europe to help reduce inappropriate prescribing and resistance, say experts in a study published on bmj.com today.

2009-05-22 18:08:08

A blood test and improved communications could help cut the growing number of inappropriate prescriptions of antibiotics, researchers in Wales suggest.


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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