Last Updated: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 09:41
A new research has suggested that antibiotics are not effective in treating cough due to the common cold in children.
Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 14:37
Experts have revealed that over-the-counter medicines do not work as well as they claim to do.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 12:01
Children exposed to the widely used pesticide additive piperonyl butoxide (PBO) in the womb have heightened risk of noninfectious cough at ages 5 and 6, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 26, 2012, 17:56
Human lungs rely on sticky mucus to expel foreign matter, including toxic and infectious agents during a cold or an allergy that causes a running nose and a wet cough.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 23, 2012, 18:52
UC Irvine microbiologists have found a new approach to the development of universal treatments for viral illnesses such as meningitis, encephalitis, hepatitis and possibly the common cold by discovering how certain viruses use their host cells to replicate.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 02, 2012, 13:20
Ineffective vaccines may be behind the resurgence of whooping cough in babies, characterised by flu-like symptoms such as a blocked or runny nose, sneezing, mild fever and mild cough, says a study.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 21, 2012, 11:41
An appalling menace called the whooping cough which once haunted US children the most, with almost thousand cases reported in a year, is back.
Last Updated: Saturday, July 07, 2012, 13:26
In Britain`s biggest whooping cough outbreak in 20 years, at least five babies have died and nearly 2,000 cases have been reported this year.