Chronic Coughs Need a Doctor's Attention
Persistent respiratory distress is the body's way of saying, 'Help!'
THURSDAY, Dec. 27 (HealthDay News) -- If you wake up due to coughing or have a cough that lasts for weeks, you may have a potentially serious problem that requires medical attention.
"Cough is the most common res...
Australia coughs up $15m to resurrect Lebanon
Australia has offered a munificent $15 million to assist Lebanon to rise from the ashes following its catastrophic clash with Israel. According to Foreign Minister Alexander// Downer, Australia has managed to aid Lebanon with a total of $24 million during the post-conflict time, to help rebuild a c...
South Australia Coughs Up $1.7m on Health
To protect health workers against any pandemic or influenza outbreak, South Australia is coughing up nearly $1.7 million, the Health Minister, Mr. John Hill said//. The fund would assist in the procurement of protective gears and necessary equipments that would be necessary to fight a potential inf...
Study Warns About The Use Of Popular Asthma Drug To Stop Children's Coughs
Methylxanthines is no longer used to treat childhood asthma in Western// countries, however it is still used in developing countries to treat routine cough in children with asthma.
A study has found no benefit of the drug. "We found a lack of good evidence for using Methylxanthines for childr...
Physicians Prompt Care Health Clinic Opens in Orland Park JEWEL-OSCO(R)
... Jewel-Osco Pharmacy , Prompt Care Express physicians will provide acute medical care to walk-in patients and treat a variety of maladies, including coughs
and colds, fractures, sprains, headaches and eye injuries. In addition, drug and alcohol occupational health testing and physical exams needed for wo...
Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals to Attend the 44th China New Drugs Trade Fair in Tianjin
Commercial Bureau. In production by Jiangbo since April of 2009, Laiyang Pear
Cough Syrup is made from Laiyang Pears and is used to relieve coughs
remove phlegm arising from colds or other ailments. The Company believes that
Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup tastes much better than alternative cough s...
Watson Files FDA Application for Generic 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, Inc. - Florida previously filed ANDAs seeking approval to market generic versions of Reckitt Benckiser Inc.'s M...
H1N1: What You Should Know
...ognized in either people or pigs.
How is H1N1 spread?
Flu viruses generally spread from person to person, often through the
moisture in coughs
and sneezes. This can happen when droplets from a cough or
sneeze of an infected person are propelled through the air and deposited on
the mouth or no...
Jiangbo Pharmaceuticals Reports Results for the Third Quarter of its Fiscal Year 2009
April, Jiangbo started to produce Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup and New Compound
Foliumisatidis Tablets. Laiyang Pear Cough Syrup helps relieve coughs
from colds and other illnesses. Market feedback has shown that children like
its fresh pear taste. New Compound Foliumisatidis Tablets address...
Protect Your Young Child And Baby From "Swine Flu" In Four Easy Steps
... Teach your child not to cough or sneeze into hands. Cover sneezes and coughs
with sleeve, elbow or preferably tissues. Discard tissues immediately after...en aspirin.
"Remember, use sensible precautions, wash hands, cover coughs
and sneezes, try to avoid sick persons and don't alarm children or others b...
Coughs in Medical Technology
PTC Announces Data Showing That PTC124 Causes Statistically Significant Improvements in Chloride Channel Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
...hed a remarkable 630 times per day on average, with a
range of 320 to 1,330 coughs
per day, compared to healthy individuals who
typically cough fewer than 16 ... in this study experienced a mean
decrease in cough frequency of almost 200 coughs
per day by the end of the
study (p<0.01). PTC124 was generally well tolerat...
PTC Therapeutics Announces Data from Additional Clinical Studies of PTC124 in Cystic Fibrosis Confirming Activity
...FEV1 and FVC values were observed. Baseline
data showed that CF patients cough a remarkable 643 times per day on
average, with a range of 324 to 1,569 coughs
per day. In comparison,
healthy individuals generally cough fewer than 16 times per day, according
to the European Respiratory Journal (Hsu 1994). Pat...
PTC Therapeutics Announces Data Supporting Cough Frequency as a New Outcome Measure in Evaluating Treatments for Cystic Fibrosis
...324 to 1,569 times per day, with an average of
per day. In comparison, healthy individuals genera...a median of 24 hours. Cough
frequency averaged 643 coughs
per day (ranging from 324 to 1,569 coughs
day) and tended to increase with lower FEV1 an...
Sanofi Pasteur Initiates Phase II Trial of Cell Culture-Based Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
... Seasonal Influenza Overview Influenza is a highly infectious virus that spreads easily from person
to person, primarily when an infected individual coughs
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 5-15% of the population
is affected with upper respiratory tract infections in annual in...
Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year
...red as a nasal-spray. About Flu The flu is easily passed from one person to another through the air by
droplets released when an infected individual coughs
or sneezes, but may
also be spread by direct contact with influenza virus-contaminated
surfaces. The flu is a highly contagious and potentially deadly...
New Study Confirms Role for Pertussis Immunization of Entire Family
in Reducing Infant Pertussis
Pertussis is a highly contagious bacterial infection. The
disease is spread though airborne droplets that are transmitted
when an infected person coughs
or sneezes. It may start with
symptoms similar to a mild cold or a dry cough that persists and
eventually worsens. The infected person may look and fe...
Coughs in Medical Dictionary
.... tussis . ( 2009) ... Tussis (1668-1670) Anatomia (after 15 December) Weather ... Tussis [between 1668 and 1670? ... Description: A paper on coughs
in Locke's hand, titled " Tussis " ... Cough. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Tussis ) ... A cough ( pronunciation (help...
...h helps to clear the large breathing passages from excess secretions, irritants, foreign particles and microbes. The cough reflex consists... coughs
are a frequent symptom of childhood illness, but don't usually signify a ... Although a cough can sound awful, it's not usually a sign of a serious...
...d on ClinicalTrials.gov. ... Here is a guide to helping you understand coughs
and colds . ... coughs
and colds are seldom a reason to go to the ER or page your doctor in the ...
Coughs in Biological News
8 plants from South Africa may hold potential for treating high blood pressure
...ee corner jack
Galinsoga parviflora, commonly referred to as gallant soldier
Justicia flava, also known as yellow justicia and taken for coughs
and treatment of fevers
Momordica balsamina, an African herbal traditional medicine also known as the balsam apple
Oxygonum sinuatum, an...
Flu not the only germ threat this time of year
...omeone with RSV is more likely to have a runny nose, a cough that produces mucus, and wheezing.
Flu is more likely to spread as an aerosol ?someone coughs
and the airborne virus lands on another person, or they cough and then touch the faucet or doorknob. RSV, like the common cold, spreads mainly as larg...
Chemical warfare agent detection technology used to treat lung disease
...rent conditions with extreme sensitivity. It can also be configured to block out molecules produced by common ailments such as sore throats or chesty coughs
which may interfere with the accuracy of data.
"What is unique about this sensor, and the use of the microDMx technology, is the fact that it can b...
Coughs in Biological Technology