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Latest Upper respiratory tract infection Stories

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.

2008-09-15 09:00:00

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.


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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