Tag Archives: Colds

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Colds

Future Unclear for Kids Paralyzed After EV-D68 Infection

Study Shows Vitamin D May Have a Role to Play in Preventing Colds and Flu By Jennifer Warner WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 23, 2009 — A walk in the sun may be better than popping a vitamin C tablet for boosting your …

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Blame Common Colds on Your Chromosome ‘Caps?’

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By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) — Some people seem to catch a cold every few weeks while others appear immune. Now a preliminary study suggests that the protective “caps” on your chromosomes could partly explain the mystery. The study, reported in the Feb. 20 issue of …

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Infections Like Colds, Chickenpox Tied to Some Stroke Risk in Kids

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By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Common infections, such as a cold or chickenpox, may increase the risk of stroke in children, according to several new studies. The good news is that stroke in children is still quite rare, and one of the studies found …

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Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review

Hand Washing, Zinc May Ward Off Colds: Review

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The cold season is in full swing, with everyone swearing by their own methods for avoiding infection or treating themselves should they get sick. Now, a new review finds that some methods seem to work better than others, namely …

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