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Zinc lozenges may increase rate of recovery from common cold

Zinc lozenges may increase rate of recovery from common cold

The analysis of three randomised controlled trials found that on the fifth day, 70 per cent of the patients who took zinc lozenges had recovered compared with 27 per cen of the placebo patients.

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Is aspirin really a 'wonder drug'? Scientists at IIT-Madras say common headache drug could cure cancer

Now, a research team from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) has claimed that aspirin can help terminate cancer cells.

Bad cold becomes worse for lonely people, says study

Bad cold becomes worse for lonely people, says study

A new study has revealed that suffering from bad cold becomes worst if the people are lonely.

Suffering from common cold? Higher doses of Vitamin C may cut duration of viral infection

Suffering from common cold? Higher doses of Vitamin C may cut duration of viral infection

The findings showed that people who consumed larger doses of Vitamin C, six-eight grams per day, during their cold helped them reduce its duration. 

Winter special: Get rid of the sniffles with these five superfoods!

Winter special: Get rid of the sniffles with these five superfoods!

Even though medicines are the obvious way out for many, there are always better solutions like natural supplements.  

Cheap drug for common cold can stop spread of cancer

The study conducted using animal model showed that injecting flufenamic acid -- a much cheaper cold drug -- into cancerous bladder cells can suppress the cells' invasive activities and restore the effectiveness of anti-cancer drugs.

Camels – The real culprit behind common cold in humans?

The researchers found that one of the four common cold coronaviruses - HcoV-229E - originated from camels, just like the MERS virus.
 

Nasal allergy: Symptoms you shouldn't ignore and how to prevent it! (Watch)

Allergies can't be cured permanently, but treatment may help. If symptoms are not treated early, they can actually get worse over time.

Five reasons to eat more garlic everyday!

Here are five health benefits of garlic that are supported and proven by research studies.

Common cold may increase diabetes risk in kids

The findings suggest that the first half-year of life is crucial for the development of the immune system and of autoimmune diseases such as Type-1 diabetes (T1D).

Self-rating of health can predict common cold

A new study has revealed that a simple self-rating of health accurately predicts susceptibility to the common cold in healthy adults aged 18-55 years.

Cough and cold: Five best home remedies for a quick relief!

You can easily treat cough and cold with some simple 'do-it-yourself treatments' that will give you a quick and instant relief from the irritating symptoms.