If you don't want to fall ill this Christmas, then share a festive kiss but don't shake hands
... Medicines Hygiene Centre. She comments: 'With the colds
and flu season approaching, it's important to ... when to wash them. Preventing the spread of colds
and flu means good respiratory hygiene, which is ... meat or poultry, or when there is an outbreak of colds
or stomach bugs in the family home or workplace, ...
Fruit and vegetable intake in pregnant women reduces risk of upper respiratory tract infection
... as asthma or pneumonia. Even though the majority of URTIs are uncomplicated colds, identifying ways to prevent their occurrence is important because colds
are the most common reason for school and work absences. Eating nutritious foods, especially fruits and vegetables, improves immunity but hadn't ...
UC Davis launches 'One Health' care for wild mountain gorillas and human neighbors
... by ecotourists, who come
within 20 feet of gorilla families. In particular, veterinarians
worry that people could transmit illnesses, such as common colds
measles, to the gorillas.
The gorillas have an economic impact on the governments of Rwanda and
Uganda and the communities that surround the ...
New vaccine developed for preventing 'uncommon cold' virus
... FAIRFAX, Va. 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 ...
Health Canada approves cold and flu medicine
... health products ?that Health Canada has approved for daily use as a preventative medicine. Second, COLD-fX can be taken to provide symptom relief for colds
Shan added that Health Canada reviewed all of CV Technologies published and unpublished data on COLD-fx before approving the claims. ...
Gene therapy for hereditary lung disease advances
... not until they are in their mid- to late-30s, after extensive lung damage occurs. Shortness of breath, wheezing, chronic cough and recurring chest colds
are signs of the disease.
It is important that alpha-1 patients avoid cigarette smoke, said Mark Brantly, M.D., a professor of medicine and ...
Doctors should stop prescribing antibiotics for the common cold, review advises
... in the community," the review advises.
are caused by viruses and not bacteria, upon ... symptoms lasting for seven days or less or with colds
that included runny noses with colored discharge ... use is not recommended," the review says.
are the most common reason for new patient visits ...
Does vitamin C help prevent or treat the common cold? Maybe not, after all.
... the consistency of these findings points to a genuine biological effect."
But the authors did find evidence that the vitamin could help prevent colds
in people exposed to extreme physical exertion or cold weather. They found six studies in which the vitamin or a placebo was given to marathon ...
Newly discovered virus linked to childhood lung disorders and Kawasaki disease
... online. The virus is one of the
numerous coronaviruses, most of which infect animals. In humans,
coronaviruses have been known primarily for causing colds
recently, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). Genetic evidence
now suggests that a previously unknown coronavirus may account for ...