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Prevention is better than cure

...and fever. Children are six times more prone to colds as compared to adults, one reason being that they ... adult. Cigarette smokers tend to have more severe colds than non-smokers and are more likely to suffer serious complications such as bronchitis and pneumoni...

Probiotics can help

...they had fewer absent days, fewer complications of colds such as middle ear infections, and required less antibiotic treatment....

Why running noses are a good thing

...ominous first signs of inhaled anthrax or ordinary colds and flu: Anthrax victims don't have runny noses. I...nthrax-killing antibiotics -- which do nothing for colds and flu -- just to make sure they don't miss a case of anthrax in its early, treatable stage. But no...

Dampness related to asthma

...t left residents with a greater chance of repeated colds and skin allergies. People living in damp houses w...duates studied said they had suffered four or more colds during the last year and 16% said they had a constant runny nose. The study also found that just u...

An aide to cold

... Over a 90-day period during the winter when most colds occur, just 32 colds were recorded among those taking the supplement, compared to 75 amongst those taking the placebo. T...

Cure for common cold

...cornavirus, that cause half or more of the billion colds caught in the US each year. The drug lodges into a pocket in the virus’ coat, interfering with the germ’s ability to infect cells and make copies of itself. Other cold remedies merely suppress symptoms, like drying runny noses or coughs. In clinical ...

A sexy cure for cold

...mmune systems.//Regular sex could help to ward off colds and flu an interesting way indeed.Scientists can e...osal linings. IgA is the primary sheild against colds and flu. It binds to bacteria that foray the body, and then activates the immune system to destroy t...

FDA panel refuses anti-viral cold remedy

...s, the drug eased symptoms and cut the duration of colds by about a day. One concern is that pleconaril tab... drug's real-life usefulness questionable. Because colds are not serious illnesses, it's unlikely that patients would see a doctor within a day of the first ...

Antibiotics Found To Increase The Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer

...onditions in which they are ineffective, including colds and other viruses. But researchers say more research needed because it could have been the diseases women used antibiotics to treat -- rather than the drugs themselves -- that increased breast cancer risk....

Vitamin C may not be the cure for common cold

...rs on the association between vitamin C and common colds done in past 65 years. All the studies have compared 200mg of vitamin C tablets with a placebo. Of the 23 studies the researchers have found dealing with the preventive effect of vitamin C on common colds, there were no significant associations betw...

Metapneumovirus - a common cause of adults' colds, kids' illness

...e illnesses. They also caused 15 percent of common colds in children, including one-third of the colds complicated by middle-ear infections."When we put this in perspective, it appears to be the second m...

Latest Research Shows That Multivitamins Might Not Prevent Infections In All Elderly

... cent less likely to get a cold and also had fewer colds over the study period than a placebo group. Although some trials have shown that other supplements, especially of trace elements, have reduced infections in older people in care. Latest research shows that for those living at home, where risk of in...

Teaching the immune system to fight diseases is the key to reducing childhood infections

...ce to disease. Studies have shown that most common colds can help protect against wheezing in later childhood, and other childhood infections such as chickenpox also provide a level of protection. Knowing exactly which 'dirt' provides the best education for the immune system, and how to mimic its affects...

Scientist affirm mother’s advice

...by other studies. According to Prof Eccles, when colds are circulating in the community, many people are ... The researchers assert that the fact that common colds are more prevalent in the winter could be related to an increased incidence of chilling causing more...

Exposure to Chill can result in common cold symptoms

...lled group had approximately 10 to 12 percent more colds than the controlled group, thus supporting the folklore of so many mothers, who say know that in the winter you should wrap yourselves well and avoid getting your feet wet," Eccles said. "Chilling causes a constriction in blood vessels in the nose,...

Scientist Affirm Mom’s Advice - Keep Yourself Wrapped Up To Avoid Cold

...by other studies. According to Prof Eccles, when colds are circulating in the community, many people are ... The researchers assert that the fact that common colds are more prevalent in the winter could be related to an increased incidence of chilling causing more...

Breastfeeding Provides Added Protection To Babies

... pneumonia, wheezing and recurrent (three or more) colds or ear infections. The results showed the protective effects of breastfeeding. Chantry and her colleagues found that the health benefits of the additional two months of full breastfeeding continued to protect babies from respiratory illnesses through...

Another advantage of breastfeeding kids: lower chances of respiratory illnesses

... Pneumonia, wheezing and recurrent (three or more) colds or ear infections were studies in children of each group. The results showing the protective effects of the additional two months of breastfeeding held even when the data were adjusted for age, birth weight, ethnicity, poverty, two-parent household, ...

Facts about Common Cold and Flu

...Colds are usually milder than the flu. People with colds are more likely to have a runny or stuffy nose. Colds generally do not result in serious health problems, such as pneumonia, bacterial infections, or result in hospitalization. Over-the-counter medications are available to treat the symptoms of c...

Common Sleep Disorder Hinders School Performance

...a, less hyperactivity, improved attention span and colds seem to get better faster.” Soure-Newswise SRM...

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