Tag: "colds" at medical news
A Change In Climate May Mean More Than Creaky Joints: Symposium At ESA Annual Meeting Will Examine Linkages Between Ecological Change And Human Health
...o their small talk: - Rainy year. - So what, more colds
maybe, but no biggie. I'm worried about the mice. - Exactly. Rain means more mouse food and more mice means another Hantavirusoutbreak. From the ivory tower to everyday conversation, a scientific symposium convenesto discuss the effect of ecologic...
Preliminary Study Proves Centuries Of Herbalists Right About Echinacea
...lieved it would reduce the severity andduration of colds
because it boosts the immune system. But until now therehas been little scientific evidence of whether it worked in people, saidPercival, whose research focuses on immune function. With the recent surge in interest in herbal and botanical remedies in...
Sex Can Boost The Immune System
...linings. "IgA is the first line of defence against colds
and flu," says CarlCharnetski of Wilkes University...A." This could give them better protection against colds
and flu.Why there was no IgA rise in the most sexually active group is less clear. "Myfeeling is tha...
Testosterone Is Mixed Blessing To Men's Health
...ble to high bloodpressure, heart attacks, frequent colds
and obesity," says Dr. Alan Booth,professor of soc...art attack, 8 percentless likely to have 3 or more colds
in a year, and 45 percent less likely torate their health as fair or poor. On the negative ...
Scientists: herb known as comfrey can ruin liver, other herbs appear helpful
...ds U.S. dietary supplement sales, may help prevent colds
or make them less severe, but should not be taken for systemic illnesses or if allergy appears, said Dr. Rudolf Bauer of Germany's Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf. Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, a Duke University psychiatrist, said St. John's wor...
Clinical trial results show single-dose Zithromax® as effective as 10 days of Augmentin® in treating children's ear infections
...rum), and is often caused by bacteria. Other than colds
or coughs, otitis media is the most common illness young children encounter, accounting for at least 30 million sick child visits to the doctor each year. Because ear infections can occasionally cause temporary hearing loss and may impair speech a...
Another cold? The best advice is still plenty of rest and fluids
...em. Some studies have shown that it doesnt prevent colds
but it can shorten them. Other studies question those results. Talk with your doctor before you take this herb. It shouldnt be taken if you have some chronic health conditions such as diabetes, multiple sclerosis or immune systems disorders. Zinc -...
Drug regimen adherence key in keeping babies virus-free, study suggests
...espiratory illnesses - such as colds
- in older children and adults. But it can cause serious lower respiratory illnesses - such as pneumonia or bronchiolitis - in babies born prematurely or those ...
Eating breakfast may keep colds & flu at bay
... to colds. Another area of research has shown that colds
and influenza impair performance and change mood. ...tigated both factors influencing susceptibility to colds
and the effects of these illnesses on mood and performance. This ESRC funded research involved two ...
Common cold no more frequent in people with asthma - but symptoms are more severe
...ht that people with asthma are more susceptible to colds
than people without the disease. Jonathan Corne from Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK, and colleagues did a study to investigate whether people with asthma are more susceptible to rhinoviruses, and to compare the effects of rhinovirus infection ...
Stanford researcher's uncommon approach to common cold fights cancer
...ford University Medical Center have been spreading colds
to cancer patients, all in the hope of curing a deadly disease. In the unusual technique, doctors inject a modified cold virus into the liver as a way to kill cancerous cells. The major benefit of treatment with a modified cold virus is its ab...
Study finds full breastfeeding for six months boosts baby's resistance to respiratory illnesses
...pneumonia, wheezing, and recurrent (three or more) colds
or ear infections. The results were adjusted for age, birth weight, ethnicity, poverty, two-parent household, parental education, family size, child care and prenatal smoke exposure. What we found was that infants fully breastfed for six months had a...
RSV prevention protects preemies' lungs for many years
...ldren in the control group had an average of three colds
in the previous year versus one for the RSV preven... consistency of the results, from lung function to colds
to use of asthma medications makes me believe that RSV infection in the first year of life can contr...
Hairy treatments for winter ills
...any people will take herbal medicines to fight off colds
and flu. There is an increasing demand for traditional sources of some popular medicinal herbs. Some of these plants grow very slowly and demand is greater than supply," says Dr Philip Franks, leader of the Food Science Australia's biotechnology re...
New cold treatment developed at the University of Virginia
...nuation of treatment. "The new method for treating colds
is more effective than symptomatic cold treatments or antiviral treatment used alone," Gwaltney said....
Recirculated airplane cabin air does not cause more colds
... in airplanes with recirculated air report no more colds
than do people traveling in planes using 100 perce...ers on planes with recirculated cabin air reported colds
one week after the flight. In comparison, 21 percent who flew in planes using only fresh air reporte...
Teen drug use linked with later health problems
...eased incidence of respiratory conditions, such as colds
and sinus infections; cognitive problems, such as difficulty in concentrating, remembering, and learning; and headaches, dizziness, and vision problems. The NIDA-funded study found also that rebelliousness, distrust of authority, and risk-taking beh...
Consortium awarded CDC grant to coordinate national health system 'radar' to catch bioterror events
... clustering. For example, a sudden spike in chest colds
on a day in October is compared to the same relative time period going back several years to see if a similar pattern exists or if this event appears to be an anomaly. The data is then sorted by neighborhood to determine if a high number of reported...
Pain may come with gain in childhood exercise
...stance is usually elevated in common diseases like colds
and flus and in more serious childhood diseases like pediatric arthritis. In high concentrations, IL-6 causes fatigue, muscle aches and malaise. In the study reported in Pediatric Research, 30 non-athletic boys ages 8 to 11 years old were tested. T...
Protecting babies from RSV could reduce the chances of wheeze and asthma during childhood
... babies being infected by RSV, keeping people with colds
away from young babies could reduce the chances of infection. Merely delaying infection beyond the first six months could have a significant impact on the later health of a child." In tests carried out in mice, researchers were able to show that del...