coughs and colds

Junk food saves teen’s life from fatal liver disease


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) A teenager who gorged on chocolates and junk food is on the road to recovery from a dreaded liver disease that could have killed her, says ... Read more...

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Taking care of teeth, eyes keeps dementia at bay


July 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Regular check-ups like visiting the dentist, having your eyes tested and avoiding coughs and colds could prevent dementia, say scientists.Researchers have identified a range of illnesses, ... Read more...

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The Brit schoolboy, 16, who has never missed a day of school since he was 4!


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 02 (ANI): English schoolboy Stephen Booth has never missed a day in 12 years of education.The Herald Sun reports, the teen has battled through coughs and colds for the past ... Read more...

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Twitter could help track swine flu spread


September 16th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 16 (ANI): People's updates on popular social networking websites such as Twitter about having coughs and colds could help health officials track early warning signs about flu outbreaks.The Health ... Read more...

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Over-the-counter painkillers can become addictive within just three days


September 4th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): Popular painkillers, which are routinely used to ease headaches, back problems and period pain, can cause addiction in just three days, the UK Government's drug watchdog has warned.The ... Read more...

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1 in 10 American kids using cough, cold medications


August 5th, 2008 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 5 (ANI): Approximately one in ten American children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week, researchers from Boston University''s Slone Epidemiology Center have found.The ... Read more...

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10% of U.S. children using cough, cold medications every week


May 5th, 2008 - 3:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Nearly one in 10 children in the U.S. uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week, according to new research from Boston University.While ... Read more...

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UK docs told not to prescribe antibiotics for minor ailments


February 4th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by admin
London, February 4 (ANI): Englands Chief Medical Officer Sir Liam Donaldson has expressed concern over unnecessary prescription of antibiotics to treat minor ailments such as coughs, colds and sore throats, in a ... Read more...

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