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Most Asthmatics Don't Have Illness Under Control

... such as shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, chest tightness and/or phlegm production at least once a week. "These survey findings illustrate the ... the past year (shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, phlegm production). More than half (63 percent) said they experienced symptoms ...

Oil Spill Cleanup May Hurt Workers' Lungs

... as likely as those not involved in the clean-up to report chronic cough or phlegm or asthma within the previous year. Among women, those who took part in the clean-up were 1.7 times more likely to report chronic phlegm and 1.6 times more likely to report nasal symptoms than those not involved ...

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

... Bureau. In production 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 ...

Watson Files FDA Application for Generic Mucinex(R) D

... HCI extended-release tablet products are the generic versions of Reckitt Benckiser Inc.'s Mucinex(R) D product, which are indicated to help loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive. Watson Laboratories, ....

COPD Foundation announces launch of Lung Health Check on WebMD

... "Millions have been diagnosed with lung problems and millions more have symptoms suggesting a possible lung problem, shortness of breath or cough or phlegm production, but remain undiagnosed," said Byron Thomashow, MD, Chairman of the COPD Foundation. "Most lung problems are treatable but can only be ...

MinuteClinic is Educating Consumers About Swine Flu

... flu are similar to those of seasonal influenza. The flu is differentiated from the common cold or spring allergy by a dry irritating cough without phlegm and the rapid development of fever (greater than 100 degrees F), chills and muscle aches, fatigue and headaches. A rapid flu test to check for ...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives FDA Approval as First Once-Monthly Anti-TNF for Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... of an infection such as: fever, sweat, or chills muscle aches cough shortness of breath blood in phlegm weight loss warm, red, or painful skin or sores on your body diarrhea or stomach pain burning when you urinate or ...

Watson Files FDA Applications for Generic Mucinex(R)

... tablet products are the generic versions of Reckitt Benckiser Inc.'s Mucinex(R) and Mucinex(R) DM products which are indicated to help loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive. Reckitt Benckiser ...

Cough and Phlegm Cause Fourfold Increase in COPD Incidence

... showed that the presence of chronic cough and phlegm among study participants was an independent and ... show that the presence of chronic cough and phlegm is not an innocent symptom, but is an early ... said Dr. Cerveri. In addition to cough and phlegm in participants, researchers considered such ...

Dogs aggravate asthma in kids

... study was carried out to analyze the connection between chronic cough, phlegm production (bronchitis) and dog & cat ownership in 475 children. Dr. Rob ... health" were from southern Californnia. Significant increase in cough, phlegm production and bronchitis responses to the measured pollutants, like ...

Asthma can Be Checked, Experts are Confident

... the airways tighten so that the airways become narrower and the lining of the airways becomes inflamed and starts to swell. Sometimes sticky mucus or phlegm builds up which can further narrow the airways. But it is not clear exactly what makes the airways of people with asthma inflamed in the first ...

Ireland’s Smoke Ban Seems To Do The Tric

... seen that lung function tests improved dramatically in non-smoking barmen after the ban. They also demonstrated significant reductions in cough and phlegm production. A significant observation was that smokers' health was not found to improve. Smoking bans are already in place in Wales and ...

TB Cases on the Rise

... TB services, to carry out their work more effectively. Symptoms of TB include fever and night sweats, a persistent cough and blood in the phlegm or spit. ...

Long-term Marijuana Smoking Leads to Respiratory Complaints

... exposure to marijuana smoke is linked to many of the same health problems as tobacco smoke, such as increased respiratory// symptoms like cough, phlegm and wheeze, according to a new study by researchers at Yale School of Medicine. Marijuana is the most widely used illicit drug in the United ...

Simple Test Detects Genetic Signs of Lung Cancer in a Patient’s Sputu

... DNA coughed up along with phlegm could point to lung cancer, say researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine// who are developing an inexpensive and non-invasive ...

Home Near a Main Road is a Host to Respiratory Problems

... of the University of Basel. The research revealed that people who live within 20 meters of a congested road stood a 15 % chance of battling with phlegm in their airways and were 34% likely to suffer wheezing and breathing difficulties. Congestion on arterial roads due to traffic, gravely ...

China Confirms The First Case Of Human Bocavirus Infection

... the country, Duan Zhaojun, an associate researcher with the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said, that 6 of the 72 samples of phlegm taken from children who were around the ages of 12 months or younger have tested positive. He also explained that the tests were taken since last ...

Second Hand Exposure To Smoke In Childhood Can Cause Respiratory Problems Later

... provided information regarding ETS before and after age 18, a medical history including information on respiratory symptoms of chronic cough, phlegm production and asthma diagnosis, as well as information on dietary intake. Source: Newswise ...

Foods Rich In Flavonoids Effective In Prevention Of Cough

... of chronic respiratory symptoms -- especially cough with phlegm.// Researchers studied more than 570 patients who experienced cough with phlegm and more than 44,000 patients without the respiratory problem. Participants were given a food frequency questionnaire to determine if certain foods ...
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