News tagged with cough
Pulmonary fibrosis is a scarring or thickening of the lungs that causes shortness of breath, a dry cough, fatigue, chest discomfort, weight loss, a decrease in the ability of the lungs to transmit oxygen to the blood stream, ...
Medical research Feb 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be resistant to the vaccine.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Taking too much acetaminophen, an active ingredient in many commonly used drugs for fever and pain relief, including Tylenol, can cause liver damage, experts at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...
Medications Jan 30, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—Vaccines aren't just for kids, and most American adults aren't getting their recommended vaccinations, federal health officials said Tuesday.
Health Jan 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Chronic heartburn is a major cause of asthma in adults, a new study suggests.
Surgery Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Every flu season, doctors instruct their patients in the basics of respiratory etiquette: To limit spread of the disease, wash your hands, cover your mouth when you cough and practice good hygiene.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Pneumonia cannot be accurately diagnosed solely on a doctor's analysis of symptoms and patient history, according to new findings.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The standard vaccine schedule for young children in the United States is safe and effective, a new review says.
Medications Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research from the University of Georgia exposes a large discrepancy in the length of time patients expect an acute cough illness, also called acute bronchitis, to last and the reality of the illness. This mismatch may ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has approved a policy recommendation that all health care providers (HCPs) be immunized against influenza; diphtheria; hepatitis B; measles, mumps, and rubella; pertussis (whooping ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
With 41 states having reported widespread and severe outbreaks of flu this season, timely new research sheds light on why less than half of the American population has gotten a flu shot.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study released today from the upcoming issue of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS) found that taking early and repeated white blood cell counts (WBC) is critical in determining whether infant ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The government is warning consumers to inspect Fisher-Price Newborn Rock 'N Play Sleepers due to risk of exposure to mold for infants who use them.
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Health officials say 2012 was the nation's worst year for whooping cough in nearly six decades.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The first medication to treat diarrhea in people with HIV/AIDS who take antiretroviral drugs has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medications Jan 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0