respiratory tract infection


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respiratory tract infection

any infectious disease of the upper or lower respiratory tract. Upper respiratory tract infections (URIs) includes the common cold, laryngitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis, sinusitis, and tonsillitis. Lower respiratory tract infections include bronchitis, bronchiolitis, pneumonia, and tracheitis.
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On the other hand, there doesn't seem to be anything to support the idea that vitamin D would help otherwise healthy people with normal, temporary respiratory tract infections.
These findings suggest WUPyV may be a potential pathogenic agent in children with acute respiratory tract infections.
The lower respiratory tract infection risk-benefit ratio is more favourable in the elderly.
Therefore, one can look at Echinacea as a preventative measure rather than as a therapeutic adjunct to the care of the patient with the upper respiratory tract infection.
May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism (Montana WPEM) will present a human clinical study at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, showing that wildland firefighters who consumed a yeast based (beta glucan) antioxidant supplement, Wellmune WPG(R), had far fewer -- 23 percent -- upper respiratory tract infections, compared to a similar group of firefighters taking a placebo.
0%) of 486 children with acute lower respiratory tract infection suggests that the virus is prevalent in South Korea.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Internists prescribed the most broad-spectrum antibiotics and pediatricians chose the most narrow-spectrum antibiotics for respiratory tract infections in a national managed care population, Katie J.
Reducing the burden of respiratory tract infection is an important public health challenge.
Although Koch postulates have not been fulfilled for HboV, it appears likely to cause a substantial number of respiratory tract infections, at least in children (2,3).
However, the findings suggest a pattern--defined by upper respiratory tract infection history, long cough history, and heightened cough sensitivity--that indicates a distinct clinical entity of CIC, which may be a variation of "postviral cough," they concluded.
The girl had become asymptomatic after being treated with classic therapy for upper respiratory tract infection.
com/research/fpp6g2/viral_respiratory) has announced the addition of GlobalData 's new report "Viral Respiratory Tract Infection Global Clinical Trials Review, H1, 2012" to their offering.

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