Tag: Coughing

Innovation, Research

Study explains how certain foods can prevent respiratory tract infections

October 21, 2020

Via: The Medical News

On 22 October 2020 paediatrician Ellen van der Gaag will receive her PhD for her thesis entitled ‘Health-promoting effects of nutrition in children’. The award ceremony was originally planned for March 2020, but was delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Van […]

News, Regulatory

Nurses and doctors sick with COVID feel pressured to get back to work

August 12, 2020

Via: The Medical News

The first call in early April was from the testing center, informing the nurse she was positive for COVID-19 and should quarantine for two weeks. The second call, less than 20 minutes later, was from her employer, as the hospital […]

Innovation, News, Research

Report details the impact of e-cigarettes on health

January 26, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Despite the short time that e-cigarettes have been in use, over 800 studies from well known peer-reviewed journals have been included in a combination of studies or meta-analysis to assess the effects these electronic devices have had on human health. […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New digital platform for patients with chronic illness could save health services millions

October 4, 2017

Via: The Medical News

A pensioner has used his chronic illness to create a digital platform that could save health services millions of pounds and make a huge difference to patients’ lives. Ian Bond, 73, from South Wales in the UK, was diagnosed with […]


Oral vitamin D supplement may reduce risk of severe asthma attacks

September 7, 2016

Via: The Medical News

A new Cochrane Review, published in the Cochrane Library today and presented at the ERS International Congress, has found evidence from randomised trials, that taking an oral vitamin D supplement in addition to standard asthma medication is likely to reduce […]