Latest Upper respiratory tract infection Stories
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.
A blood test and improved communications could help cut the growing number of inappropriate prescriptions of antibiotics, researchers in Wales suggest.
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.
- 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.
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?
Several U.S. grocery-store pharmacies are offering free antibiotics this cold and flu season, but U.S.
With an epidemic of antibiotic-resistant infections growing, experts are warning grocery-store pharmacies that antibiotics giveaways are an unhealthy promotional gimmick.
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.
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.
EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 15, 2008) - CV Technologies Inc. (TSX:CVQ) today announced preliminary results of a clinical trial demonstrating that COLD-FX(R) significantly supplements the flu shot's effectiveness in seniors and cuts colds and flu by one-third.
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...