• Antibiotics: Just What the Doctor Ordered

    3 monthes ago - By HealthWorks Collective

    When was the last time you had a common cold, like a sore throat, an earache or a sinus infection? These are some of the most common medical problems, and they account for millions of visits to the doctor every year. The chances are good that you have suffered from one of these symptoms in the past year or two, and that you went to a doctor to receive treatment for your condition.
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    The problem is that one-third of patients with earaches, sore throats or sinus infections are given treatment that is not only inadequate, it can...
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  • Zinc effects on common cold duration illustrate problems of routine statistical analyses

    Zinc effects on common cold duration illustrate problems of routine statistical analyses

    3 monthes ago - By ScienceDaily

    Two randomized trials that examined the effects of zinc lozenges for the duration of common cold symptoms found that colds were shortened on average by 4.0 days and by 1.77 days. However, the shortest colds in the placebo groups of both studies lasted for only two days.
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