Tag: cold


Aug

05

2011

Zinc lozenges and the common cold

The outcome of a meta-analysis published online on June 23, 2001 in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal concludes that zinc lozenges are beneficial in reducing the length of the common cold if the mineral is available in sufficient quantities. For the review, Dr Harri Hemilä of the University of Helsinki selected thirteen placebo-controlled trials examining the effects of zinc lozenges on cold duration. Three trials...

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Feb

25

2010

Breakthrough in the Relief of Chronic Pain Without Drugs!

By Julius Goepp, MD Chronic neck and lower back pain trouble millions of adults, and are notoriously difficult to conquer using traditional medical or surgical techniques. LLLT is showing tremendous promise in this challenging group of patients. For instance, Australian pain researchers treated 90 subjects with chronic neck pain, randomly assigning them to receive either an active laser or a “sham” (placebo) light source.26 The...

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Feb

20

2010

Endonasal phototherapy with Rhinolight for the treatment of allergic rhinitis

Endonasal phototherapy with Rhinolight for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. Brehmer D University of Witten/Herdecke, Faculty of Medicine, Friedrichstrasse 3/4, 37073 Goettingen, Germany. dr.d.brehmer@t-online.de Allergic rhinitis, although not life threatening, significantly affects the quality of the patient’s daily life. The three major steps in the treatment of the condition are avoidance of allergens, treatment of symptoms (in particular, antihistaminics and topical nasal corticosteroids) and specific...

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