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New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

... down by 80% and the asthmatic chest symptoms like coughing and breathing difficulties came down by 90%. For patients who have been suffering chronically with no clear-cut cure in sight this study has opened a lot of new options to get on with life. By helping in reducing both symptoms and the treatment aspe...

New vaccine helps allergy and asthma patients

... down by 80% and the asthmatic chest symptoms like coughing and breathing difficulties came down by 90%. For patients who have been suffering chronically with no clear-cut cure in sight this study has opened a lot of new options to get on with life. By helping in reducing both symptoms and the treatment aspe...

Cells critical for asthma development found

...ystem and leads to the characteristic wheezing and coughing symptoms of an asthma attack. Researchers at Stanford University have been studying mice that lack a specific type of// immune cell called natural killer (NK) cells. These mice do not get asthma, despite being exposed to the usual triggers. The res...

Snoring May Be Sign of Asthma in Kids

...e University of Sydney. "Our study shows that such coughing might be being triggered by the child's snoring.""The study is really an important step," says Dr. James L. Goodwin, an epidemiologist and research assistant professor at the University of Arizona Respiratory Center in Tucson. Nighttime cough, Goodw...

Women Worse Affected By Chronic Cough

...f 31 men and women smokers who were observed to be coughing but did not complain of cough. The study shows significantly more women than men in the chronic cough group reported physical and extreme physical complaints, such as headache, painful breathing, and nausea. Women with chronic cough who seek medica...

The Effectiveness Of Antibacterial Products In Reducing Infection

...act and by air is to cover the mouth and nose when coughing or sneezing. In addition, wash hands frequently. Thus researchers conclude that the decision to use antibacterial products to prevent disease transmission depends on the specific location (home, work, school, etc.) and whether there are risks....

The Use Of Colistin To Treat Cystic Fibrosis Questioned

...ess and spasms of the bronchi, which causes severe coughing and reduced lung function. However a new research study has concluded that the controversial drug used to treat infections in cystic fibrosis patients is effective. Researchers administered colistin and a placebo to 24 children between the ages of 5...

Chronic cough can lead to depression

...searchers feel that one of the reasons for chronic coughing leading to depression may be the fact that the peo...isolated, leading to depressive feelings. Chronic coughing may be due to post-nasal drip, asthma and gastro esophageal reflux. These symptoms may happen indivi...

Doctors' decisions are affected by fear of lawsuits- says a study

...on the financial crunch borne by the common man in coughing up the medical bills, as a huge number of population in the world remains without a medical insurance cover. Reference: Annals of Emergency Medicine, July 2005...

Winter Premature Babies Face Threat From Lung Disease

...ature infants. RSV often starts with a runny nose, coughing and low-grade fever, but as the infection progresses, it causes breathing problems or wheezing, irritability or restlessness, and poor appetite. Preventing infection is the best way to protect preemies and particularly high-risk babies, such as thos...

Sex Played A Vital Role For Evolution Of Infectious Diseases

...l immunity. Symptoms include persistent headaches, coughing and night sweats. In rare cases, C. gattii causes cryptococcal disease, pneumonia, meningitis or death. While C. neoformans is found worldwide in association with pigeon droppings, the rarer C. gattii is normally restricted to tropical and subtropi...

Canadians Oblivious About COPD, A Debilitating Lung Disease

...ructs the airways, damaging the lungs, and causing coughing or shortness of breath. The two major individual forms of COPD are chronic bronchitis and emphysema. More than 10,000 Canadians die from the disease, and the Lung Association says there are more than 700,000 diagnosed cases. However, health profess...

Explosion Worsens Conditions Of Patients With Respiratory Disorder.

...s encountered could be congestion of the chest and coughing and lack of concentration due to oxygen level reduction in the brain. The patient should contact their General Practioner (GP) or the local accident and emergency unit. Patients with symptoms like irritation, inflammation of the respiratory tract...

Death Of Turkish Boy: Bird Flu Not The Culprit

... sisters. They were suffering from fever, heavy coughing and bleeding of the throats. When tested for H5N1 strain the children were negative. But the death of the boy still remains a mystery. The death cannot be attributed to bird flu or to any other flu virus. br>The hospital in which he was admi...

Guidelines to tackle bird flu pandemic

...o frequently wash their hands, to use tissue while coughing and sneezing and to stay indoors. Hence it is necessary that such a situation arises one should be prepared to face it and have all the extra supplies including canned foods, medical necessities and emergency requirements ready....

Lung Cancer Goes Undetected In The Early Stages

...ording to experts. Weight loss, breathlessness and coughing are some the initial symptoms of the condition, according to the // Pneumology and Respiratory Medicine's Professor Dieter Koehler. The other symptoms are the clubbed finger, swollen fingertips, and chest pain. An X-ray, an endoscopic examination ...

Booby Trap: Instant Remedies for that Well endowed look

Women are rushing off at lunch breaks, coughing up £4,500 for Jiffy breast implant operations. A clinic in Cheshire is gaining popularity for such breast implant operations//, and is getting into the News scheme of things! Cheshire student Jessica Kirkham was one of the first to be on their ope...

Metal traces in infant formula cans responsible for recall.

...thing; similarly damage to the lungs could include coughing and difficulty breathing." Those who may have fed troubled infant formula to their baby and have concerns about the baby's health should contact the baby's health professional for guidance. A joint investigation has been launched by FDA and Mead ...

Clinical Impact of Activity and Abdominal Pressure on Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Need to Be Further Analyzed

...e. On the other hand activities such as forceful coughing and lifting 35 pounds from the floor caused higher abdominal pressures and probably should still be avoided after surgery. Body mass index also played an important role in increasing abdominal pressures. Hence it was made clear by them that it woul...

Protective Protein Could Hold The Key In Fight Against Tuberculosis

...ngs are most commonly affected, leading to painful coughing and other respiratory problems. One single patient with active TB infection can infect hundred others. Highway truck drivers in India are particularly at increased risk of contracting HIV and TB due to irresponsible sexual behavior. This is one of th...

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