New research carried out by Cook County Hospital, Chicago, has found that azithromycin, an expensive antibiotic commonly prescribed in the US and now finding its way into the UK as Zithromax, should not be given for acute bronchitis.
In July 1990, Hong Kong instituted a total ban on high-sulphur fuels. Since then, cars, lorries and power stations have only been allowed to burn fuels containing less than 0.5 per cent sulphur.
Doctors still can't agree on whether antibiotics are an effective way of treating acute bronchitis. Worse, they can't even agree on what acute bronchitis is. ...
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Ventolin is a beta-2-agonist, usually taken by inhaler, that works by relaxing the muscles in the airways which tighten during an asthmatic attack. This medication is foisted on children
Oriental Medicine, African Medicine, Indigenous American Medicine and Traditional Western Medicine have always made use of mushrooms to cure a variety of ailments. But only recently have we found ...
Over the past 10 years, eight workers at a popcorn plant in the US town of Jasper, Missouri, have developed bronchiolitis obliterans, a rare lung disease that causes permanent damage to lung tissue.
I suffer from chronic bronchitis and emphysema, and hope that someone can help with alternative remedies or suggestions. - AC
It''s been reckoned that around 90 per cent of surgical treatments and interventions have never been scientifically evaluated. This is perhaps not so surprising when you take into account the ethics involved: