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New Study Shows Probiotic Strain Effective in Boosting Immune Response

... common viral respiratory tract infections such as colds and flu. Study data showed significant increases ... indicates a heightened immunological effect. colds and flu are the most common illnesses among ... the flu. It is also estimated that 1 billion colds occur annually in the U.S. "These results ...

Naturally Safe Zucol(TM) Brings Europe's Leading Cold Remedy to United States

... 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite popular belief, common colds do not decrease as the winter season fades. ... In addition, the homeopathic treatment for colds and upper respiratory tract infections related to ... rhinoviruses -- the most common virus found in colds -- there still is no cure for the common cold. ...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Updates 2007/2008 Cold Season Trends and Fiscal 2008 Sales and Earnings Outlook

... (SDI FAN). The lower level incidence of colds in the general population has affected the amount ... weeks ended December 30, 2007, the incidence of colds in the general population was at a nine-year low ... the impact of the low level of seasonal colds is the previously discussed shift towards ...

Living Healthily on Less

... need an X-ray.' That's because I have the benefit of follow-up." Treat colds and flu at home. "A lot of what we see are colds and viruses and flu and things like that," Weida said. "If that is ...

Matrixx Initiatives Voluntarily Withdraws Zicam Cold Remedy Swabs, Zicam Cold Remedy Nasal Gel

... use. Zicam Cold Remedy products have alleviated countless numbers of colds for millions of satisfied consumers. "Matrixx Initiatives stands ... products are taken to treat. Given the enormous number of doses sold and colds treated, there is no reason to believe the number of complaints of anosmia ...

Can an Infection Knock Out Your Workforce? Fight Back with New Preventive Training Program from Moxie Media

... infections such as MRSA, or traditional robbers of work hours such as colds and common flu viruses, the results are health risks for employees and ... most up-to-date information on preventing and controlling infections, from colds and the flu to the dangerous and fast-spreading infections called ...

Researchers crack the code of the common cold

... of its Cardiopulmonary Genomics Program. "We generally think of colds as a nuisance, but they can be debilitating in the very young and in older ... middle ear infections and pneumonia. The coughs, sneezes and sniffles of colds impose a major health care burden in the United Statesincluding visits to ...

New Sick Day Guidelines Help Parents Make the Right Call This Cold Season

... and cold season - On average, school-aged children get six to 10 colds every year and some 22 million school days are missed each year(i) ... The Sick Day Guidelines, which also provide tips for helping to prevent colds and relieve cough and cold symptoms, are available to approximately 14,000 ...

Caution Urged When Giving Kids Cold and Flu Meds

... nasal congestion and coughing. Parents can help prevent colds by washing hands frequently, using instant hand sanitizers, teaching ... -- What to do for colds and flu: http://www.fda.gov/opacom/lowlit/clds&flu.html ...

Holiday Health Tips From Packard Children's Hospital

... surprising to some parents. "But families need to know that kids don't get colds from being in the cold. They get colds from viruses. Sending kids out to play in the cold, or even a little bit ...

Regular Hand-Washing Can Prevent Against Colds, Flu

... washing their hands, even though it's one of the best ways to prevent colds and flu, says the fourth annual Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) Clean ... found that 97 percent knew that washing hands is the best way to prevent colds and flu, and 91 percent always or frequently clean their hands before ...

Colds and flu cut by one-third in study of Canada's top cold fighter in vaccinated seniors

... A winter free from colds and flu? Not yet. But a new study offers new evidence that Canada's top ... Journal showed that for trial participants who regularly suffer two colds a year, COLD-FX reduced their chance of getting a second one by 56%. ...

Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: The Impact of Diet and Supplements on Health

... absorb iron. -- Scientific studies show that Vitamin C only helps prevent colds for people living in extreme conditions. Overall, eating whole foods ... indicate, however, that echinacea does not help prevent or treat colds and the flu, as is commonly believed. -- St. John's wort is also one of ...

Researchers confirm link between common cold and ear infection

... close link between the two most common diseases of young children: colds and ear infections. The study, which appears in the March 15 issue of ... close link between the two most common diseases of young children, viral colds and ear infections. It also identified the viruses associated with higher ...

Live Healthier ... ZAP Those Germs!

... -- These virus-causing microorganisms can be behind as many as 10 colds per year for a school-age child. "The UV-C Light Sterilizer quickly and effectively eliminates 99 percent of germs known to cause colds and flu," said Mark Feldstein, President, Mark Feldstein & Associates. ...

Matrixx Initiatives, Inc. Reports Fiscal 3rd Quarter Net Sales of $30.8 Million and Net Loss of ($0.07) Per Share

... the extreme weakness in the cold season through December. The incidence of colds and flu in the general population during the quarter ended December 31, ... to the prior year. Compounding the impact of the low level of seasonal colds is the previously discussed shift towards lower inventory levels by some ...

Saline Nasal Wash Helps Kids Fight Colds, Flu

... nasal wash made from Atlantic seawater improves symptoms in children with colds and flu, and may prevent recurrence of these infections, a new study ... & Neck Surgery , involved about 400 children aged 6 to 10 with colds or the flu. The children were randomly assigned to receive either standard ...

Hyland's Homeopathic Medicine Offers Parents Safe, All-Natural Option to Alleviate the Symptoms of Colds

... on Wednesday, Tim Fior, MD, DHt, said, "I treat children with coughs and colds on a daily basis, especially in the fall. What I have found over the last ... zinc gluconate, has been clinically proven to shorten the duration of colds by nearly half. All of Hyland's cold products offer children relief from ...

Giant Food Removes Children's Cough and Cold Medicine From Store Shelves

... Thin Strips(R) Decongestant Plus Cough UPC Code: 3-00430-31916 Little colds Decongestant + Cough 1oz UPC Code: 7-56184-14021 Little colds Multi Symptom Cold 1oz UPC Code: 7-56184-14041 Customers who purchased ...

Stop & Shop Removes Children's Cough and Cold Medicine from Store Shelves

... Thin Strips(R) Decongestant Plus Cough UPC Code: 3-00430-31916 Little colds Decongestant + Cough 1oz UPC Code: 7-56184-14021 Little colds Multi Symptom Cold 1oz UPC Code: 7-56184-14041 Customers who purchased ...

Countering Colds With Common Sense

... Spray, is encouraging parents to help prevent their children from catching colds in the first place. "The common cold is practically impossible to cure ... people near you. -- Stay home. The average child catches five to eight colds every year, largely because cold germs spread so easily through ...

Kefir, a Probiotic-Rich Drink, May Benefit Specific Groups of Children

... fewer cold symptoms such as fevers, coughs, and runny noses. "Kefir is rich in protein and calcium and may be a secret weapon to help kids prevent colds and flu, since it is chock full of good bacteria. This is so important as we approach back-to-school season," says Victoria Shanta Retelny, ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

... As the new school year approaches and weed pollen allergen levels peak, Consumer Reports also lists other useful information for treating colds and allergies without medication. For colds, the best remedies are the simplest and can often be found in your kitchen, not a drugstore. For example, ...

Charlotte Cowan MD Honored by Obama Administration for Innovative 'Doctor Hippo' Series of Children's Books

... are responsible for 30 million office visits and more than 10 million antibiotic prescriptions annually. American children have 6-10 colds each year. These cause over 22 million lost days of school annually. Antibiotics are prescribed for 47% of upper respiratory infections -- i.e. the ...

Cancer Patients Use New Guided Imagery CD to Help Boost Healthy Immune Functioning

... look for things they can actively do to stay well, just as they did when they were ill." The imagery is also geared for those prone to infections, colds and viral illnesses. Healthy Immune System and the entire catalog of Health Journeys products can be found at www.healthjourneys.com . For more ...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin

... by Jiangbo since April of 2009, Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup is made from Laiyang Pears and is used to relieve coughs and remove phlegm arising from colds or other ailments. The Company believes that Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup tastes much better than alternative cough syrups. The cough syrup's pear taste ...

Headache Sufferers Turn to Neurologychannel for Reliable Information about New Headache Treatments

... addition of a section focusing on new headache treatments. Headache causes range from seasonal allergies, hay fever, and sinus pressure to colds and flu; from tension and stress to eye strain and caffeine withdrawal; and from head trauma to brain tumors and other medical conditions. ...

Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for the Third Quarter of its Fiscal Year 2009

... started to produce Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup and New Compound Foliumisatidis Tablets. Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup helps relieve coughs arising from colds and other illnesses. Market feedback has shown that children like its fresh pear taste. New Compound Foliumisatidis Tablets address ...

Target Corporation Makes Getting and Staying Healthy Easier

... Target Clinic's medical professionals can help test and treat: Minor illnesses including allergies, bladder infections, colds and earaches Minor injuries such as insect bites or minor burns Skin treatment including acne, athlete's foot and other skin ...

China Shenghuo Reports Unaudited Financial Results for the First Quarter of 2009

... Antibiotic applications 2009 Brufen Soft Capsule Fever and headache caused by influenza, colds and acute pharyngitis 2009 Dencichine Hemostat Anti-hemorrhagic applications ...

Along With Hand Washing and Covering Up When Coughing, Add Nose Washing to Steps Consumers Looking to Take for Flu Prevention

... is a safe and effective way to alleviate sinus pain, reduce congestion, hasten the resolution of rhinitis symptoms and even prevent the recurrence of colds and the flu. "Nasal washing has shown to be effective in treating the symptoms associated with flu such as sinus pain and congestion," says ...

The Quigley Corporation Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

... consumer purchases of cold remedy products as reported by Information Resources Inc., ("IRI") data, general economic weakness and lower incidence of colds by consumers. Net sales for the first quarter of 2009 reflect the benefits of the Kids-EEZE(R) Chest Relief product line, which was launched in ...

All Natural System Sweeps Swine Flu Out with the Trash

... any herbs or medication. The mineral detox can be used by all members of the family. One pack is enough for a family of four to prevent winter colds and influenza, including swine flu. Back to Health Minerals - for more information, visit www.resolveswineflu.com . ...

Woodward Labs Reports Sales Spike for HandClens(R) Alcohol-Free Hand Sanitizer During Swine Flu Epidemic

... cells throughout the body to find intruders and kill them. Studies show that people who exercise four to five times a week are less likely to get colds or other viruses. HandClens is available in a variety of sizes including .5 oz, 1.7oz, 8.0oz and an institutional 1.8 liter size. HandClens has ...

The Makers of BENADRYL(R) and the National Park Foundation Encourage People to Pledge to Spend More Time Enjoying Outdoor Moments

... of hundreds of products across a variety of pain categories including: arthritis pain, pain with accompanying sleeplessness and pain with cough, colds and allergies. Other McNeil Consumer Healthcare brands include BENADRYL(R) allergy medicines; IMODIUM(R) A-D anti-diarrheal; MOTRIN(R) IB; ...

Group Urges Public to Take Free Asthma Tests in May

... people don't realize their breathing problem might be caused by asthma and simply put up with their symptoms, which could include a cough at night, colds that constantly go to the chest, shortness of breath during exercise or full-blown asthma attacks," Dr. John Winder, chairman of the Nationwide ...

Actress and Mom Alison Sweeney Teams Up With the American Pharmacists Association to Help Fellow Allergy Sufferers Find Relief This Spring

... features an online resource, www.BTCcenter.com . The site offers Sweeney's personal tips, a new tool to help people figure out if allergies or colds are causing their nasal congestion, and general information about medicines available behind the pharmacy or service counter, or "BTC." For ...

Giant Food Extends Its Free Antibiotic Prescription Program Through July 11, 2009

... "Get Smart is an important tool in understanding antibiotics," Astrachan continued. "Antibiotics kill bacteria but don't work on viruses like common colds or flu. Customers should talk to their health care providers and be educated consumers," Astrachan concluded. Giant Food plans to provide a link ...

Resistance to Tamiflu Growing

... Dr. Neil Schachter, medical director of respiratory care at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and author of The Good Doctor's Guide to colds and Flu . "While it is of concern that there are viruses that are developing resistance, it's not all the strains and it's not all the drugs. We're ...

The Quigley Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and 2008 Annual Results; Continues To Invest In Pharmaceutical R&D Future

... Inc., ("IRI") data. The decrease reflects general economic weakness and overall reductions in consumer spending as well as the least incidence of colds by consumers in the last several years. Net sales for the 2008 periods reflect the benefits of the Kids-EEZE(R) Chest Relief product line, ...
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