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Latest Upper respiratory tract infection Stories

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.

2009-05-21 09:16:35

Improving communications skills and the use of a simple blood test could help cut the growing number of inappropriate prescriptions of antibiotics, a joint Cardiff University trial has discovered.

2009-03-04 08:41:00

- Homeopathic Product Offers Clinically Proven Effective Alternative to Controversial Over-the-Counter Cold Medications - NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite popular belief, common colds do not decrease as the winter season fades.

2009-02-02 13:51:45

Common colds typically cause a week of sneezing, aches and pains and then fade away leaving only a sore nose and a few used sick days behind. But what if that cold turned out to be something more?

2009-01-18 23:32:49

Several U.S. grocery-store pharmacies are offering free antibiotics this cold and flu season, but U.S.

2009-01-16 10:55:00

With an epidemic of antibiotic-resistant infections growing, experts are warning grocery-store pharmacies that antibiotics giveaways are an unhealthy promotional gimmick.

2009-01-08 18:29:00

BOSTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA) strongly opposes the new marketing campaigns by Wal-Mart, Stop and Shop, Publix, and other large chains, to provide free prescribed antibiotics to customers.

2008-11-11 09:00:47

America is about to be hit with runny noses, sore throats and coughs, but recently a new, naturally safe solution has been introduced in the U.S. that is clinically proven to shorten the duration and reduce the severity of the common cold.


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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