Hay fever vs a cold: How to tell the difference using these four key signs
HAY FEVER shares many symptoms with the common cold, despite being triggered by different things. While the two are easily confused in the summer months, there are a few key signs to look for that can help you work out what's causing the problem. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Predict If And When COVID Will Become A Seasonal Illness
Can we eventually expect the virus to just surge in the winter like the flu or the common cold? Here's what we know. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Mysterious Hepatitis Outbreak Among Children Is Baffling Doctors
Since last autumn, doctors at the Children’s Hospital of Alabama have been wrestling with a mystery. From October 2021 through February of this year, nine children—the youngest 20 months old and the oldest 5 years and 9 months—were rushed to the hospital with concerning symptoms, all of which turned out to be due to unexplained cases of acute hepatitis, also known as liver inflammation. As the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported, all of the patients tested negative for the hepatitis A, B, and C viruses, and also tested negative for COVID-19. They did test positive for a...
Source: TIME: Health - May 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Disease healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Media News - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New three-year data for Roche ’s Evrysdi (risdiplam) show long-term improvements in survival and motor milestones in babies with Type 1 spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)
91% of infants treated withEvrysdi in the FIREFISH study were still alive at three yearsInfants treated withEvrysdi maintained or continued to improve in measures of motor function, including their ability to sit without support for 5 and 30 secondsEvrysdi has proven efficacy in infants and adults, with over 5,000 patients treated to dateBasel, 29 April 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced new three-year data from the FIREFISH study, including one-year data from the open label extension, reinforcing the long-term efficacy and safety of Evrysdi ® (risdiplam) in infants with symptomatic Type 1 spinal mu...
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mysterious Child Hepatitis Outbreak Could Be Linked To Common Cold Virus
At least one child has died in an international hepatitis outbreak that has left researchers scrambling to uncover links between affected children. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zachary Snowdon Smith, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

What ’ s The Difference Between The Common Cold, Flu And COVID-19?
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Super cold 2022: How to get over a cold fast - five 'tricks' fact checked
THE COMMON COLD has no single cure, although there are endless remedies available to help ease unpleasant symptoms. Painkillers, warm fluids and even a hot bowl of broth are just some of the go-to treatments for cold and flu, but which of these "tricks" actually work? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 6, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Omicron variant symptoms: Why XE variant could be mistaken for common cold
OMICRON XE is the most recent coronavirus variant to circulate the UK, but what are the symptoms? How could it be mistaken for the common cold? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: The 'potent weapon' to protect and treat the viral infection - new study
AS COVID remains a serious health risk for many, researchers keep looking for new treatments that could help battle the viral infection. New research has found that a certain part of leafy greens could be a "potent weapon" against the viruses that cause Covid and the common cold. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemical found in leafy greens shown to slow growth of COVID-19 and common cold viruses
Researchers at Johns Hopkins Children’s Center report evidence from lab experiments that a chemical derived from a compound found abundantly in broccoli and other cruciferous plants may offer a potentially new and potent weapon against the viruses that cause COVID-19 and the common cold. COVID-19 has already killed more than 6 million people worldwide, and studies have shown that common colds cost an estimated economic loss of $25 billion in the U.S. alone each year. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - March 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Do you have hayfever or a spring cold? Expert explains how to distinguish between the two
HAYFEVER shares symptoms with the common cold, such as sneezing, coughing, a runny nose and headache. With hayfever season beginning late March, how can you tell the difference between the two? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Knowing the Origins of COVID-19 Won ’t Change Much
Over two years since the first cases started appearing in Wuhan, China, there is much we don’t know about the origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19. But a quick resolution to that question is possible: scientists could find bats in a cave somewhere in China or in southeast Asia and trace a chain leading from those bats to the COVID-19 outbreak in Wuhan. Realistically, however, recent history offers little promise for this to happen quickly. For example, about 14 years elapsed between the identification of HIV as the virus that caused AIDS and a demonstration of its modern transition to humans from a speci...
Source: TIME: Health - February 23, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Robert C. Gallo and Dean T. Jamison Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

How Covid changed medicine for the future
The global pandemic sparked a huge superhuman effort to control coronavirus. But the billions spent have also had an unexpected impact on medicine and scienceWhen Tom Pooley, 21, became the first person to receive an experimental vaccine against plague as part of a medical trial last summer after tests on mice, he was inspired by the thought that his involvement could help to rid the world of one of the most brutal killers in human history.“They made it quite clear I was the first human to receive it,” says Pooley, a radiotherapy engineering student. “They didn’t dress it up, but they made it clear it was as safe a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 20, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Mattha Busby Tags: Coronavirus Infectious diseases Health Science World news Society Medical research Source Type: news

Will sleeping with wet hair give you a cold? Fact checked
SLEEPING with wet hair is frowned upon because of its apparent risk of causing the common cold. But, is this true? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news