Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cough and Cold Cough and Cold en-us Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:52:15 UTC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:52:15 UTC Maternal Vaccination Dramatically Reduces Pertussis Risk in Newborns The study population consisted of 148,981 infants born in Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Northern California from 2006-2015. The percentage of infants whose mothers received Tdap during pregnancy increased from less than 1% in 2006-2008, to nearly 12% in 2010, and over 87% by 2015.  2:45 PM, Tue April 4, 2017 Patients with Colds Report Annoying Urge to Cough, But Often Don't Seek Treatment Cough is the most aggravating late-stage cold symptom. 10:30 PM, Wed July 20, 2016 Pharmacy Tech Accused of Stealing Cough Meds for Months A pharmacy technician is pleading not guilty to larceny of drugs from her Massachusetts pharmacy. 9:00 PM, Wed June 1, 2016 The Cold Facts About the Urge to Cough Coughing is a simple brainstem-mediated reflex, but the urge to cough follows a complex pathway across higher-order brain regions. 10:00 PM, Tue April 5, 2016 3 Findings on Colds You May Have Missed Three studies published last year provide useful information on risk factors for colds, which affect adults 2 to 3 times a year. 9:42 PM, Sun April 3, 2016 Macrolides May Help Asthma Patients Battle Chronic Cough Greater than 10% of referrals to respiratory specialists are for chronic cough, given the condition’s persistent, refractory nature. 9:00 PM, Thu March 17, 2016 3 Cough Care Findings Pharmacists Should Know Experts around the world recently assembled at the 5th American Cough Conference to discuss the latest findings in cough care. 1:14 AM, Wed March 16, 2016 Special Considerations for Nasal Decongestants in Certain Populations Cough and cold season is coming to an end, but allergy season is now upon us. 3:24 AM, Mon March 14, 2016 What Pharmacists Should Know About Postnasal Drip Nearly 40% of the total population will complain of chronic cough over the course of their lifetime. 7:00 AM, Mon March 7, 2016 3 Facts About the Common Cold You May Not Know The common cold is indeed common, given that its incidence is higher than that of any other human illness. 7:00 AM, Wed March 2, 2016 E-Cigarettes Inhibit Cough Reflex Sensitivity Electronic cigarettes comprise a nearly $3 billion market in the United States. 10:18 PM, Sun February 28, 2016 Rhinovirus Vaccine Development Could Be Possible Colds pose an economic strain on society each year in the form of missed days at work or school and medical attention. 9:00 PM, Sun February 21, 2016 4 Common Causes of Chest Cold Acute bronchitis is a common reason patients head to the pharmacy in the winter to seek OTC symptom relief. 9:00 PM, Mon February 15, 2016 How Rhinovirus Causes Infectious Cough Remains a Mystery Pharmacists know that a cough can be triggered by many stimuli. 10:00 PM, Wed February 10, 2016 3 Things Pharmacists Should Know About Mucoactive Agents for Cold Treatment Acute respiratory infections such as the common cold are often accompanied by cough and congestion caused by mucus hypersecretion. 10:00 PM, Mon February 8, 2016 Dangers of Mixing OTC Cold, Pain Meds Greatly Underestimated With winter well underway, patients may need a refresher on the dangers of double dosing on OTC remedies for their colds and headaches. 9:22 PM, Tue February 2, 2016 Can Sudden Temperature Drops Really Spur Colds? There is anecdotal evidence that sudden drops in temperature precipitate viral acute respiratory infections, but does science support it? 7:00 AM, Thu January 7, 2016 Treatment Considerations for Refractory Chronic Cough Patients with refractory chronic cough are unresponsive to guideline-driven cough treatment. 9:00 PM, Tue December 22, 2015 Antibiotics Still Widely Prescribed for Acute Respiratory Tract Infections Acute respiratory tract infections are most often caused by viruses and do not require an antibiotic prescription, and yet they still account for 43 million office visits annually. 11:01 PM, Wed December 9, 2015 Nasal Corticosteroids Show Little Promise for Common Cold Nasal corticosteroid sprays do not seem to be viable treatments for the common cold. 10:00 PM, Tue November 24, 2015