News tagged with upper respiratory tract

Probiotics have slight preventive effect on colds

Taking probiotics seems to provide both children and adults with a mild degree of protection against many upper respiratory tract infections including the common cold, according to a new systematic review. ...

Sep 16, 2011
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Environmental health risks of livestock farming

Emissions from livestock farms cause asthma and COPD patients living nearby to experience more exacerbations, according to research presented today at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam.

Sep 27, 2011
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