Natural Health Science News The latest news and top resources on natural health.

Respiratory Infection

Cord blood vitamin D linked to pediatric RTI risk

Posted January 13, 2014

South Korean researchers say that encouraging pregnant women to spend more time outdoors or to increase their vitamin D supplementation may reduce the number of respiratory tract infections (RTIs) in their infants.

Read More

Probiotics May Reduce Risk of Respiratory Symptoms in Healthy Adults

Posted October 23, 2013

DuPont Nutrition & Health welcomes new clinical evidence on the impact of DuPont Danisco HOWARU Protect probiotics in helping to maintain respiratory health for healthy adults. Investigated in a joint clinical study by Australian research institutes, two probiotic formulations were seen to reduce the risk of and delay the onset of respiratory illness, and to improve training load during physical exercise.

Read More

Vitamin D Levels Linked to Respiratory Disease

Posted May 13, 2013

Having severe vitamin D deficiency may put people aged 65 years and older at more than twice the risk of having self-reported respiratory disease, according to an article published online May 6 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. However, the question remains as to whether respiratory disease is a cause rather than a consequence of low vitamin D concentrations.

Read More

Aromatherapy for the Respiratory System

Posted May 6, 2013

Afflictions of the respiratory system include irritation and infection of the ears, nose and throat. Respiratory problems also may involve congestion, which can be decreased by inhaling rosemary (especially the verbenone type), hyssop (use var. decumbens only), tea tree, eucalyptus, lavender or peppermint. Cypress helps dry up a persistent runny nose, and peppermint, tea tree and eucalyptus reduce sinus infection. Anise and cypress help reduce coughing.

Read More

How to treat respiratory tract infections with everyday foods and spices

Posted January 15, 2013

It is almost the peak of the winter season here in the Northern Hemisphere, which means coughs, colds, influenza, and various other respiratory ailments are on the rise. Such conditions are typically the result of poor diet, low immunity, and lack of natural sunlight exposure, among other things, but developing them does not have to be inevitable, especially if you take the proper preventive steps now to avoid them. Here are eight foods and spices to help keep you free of respiratory tract infections during these cold, winter months.

Read More

Best Herbal Tea for Respiratory Health

Posted January 2, 2013

If you are thinking about herbal tea for respiratory health you should know that teas have been used for thousands of years to treat bronchitis and coughs. The main point of the teas is to improve the immune system so that the body will be able fight off the infections.

Read More

Infection-Prone Patients Taking Vitamin D May Avoid Respiratory Tract Infection

Posted December 18, 2012

Treating infection-prone patients over a 12-month period with high doses of vitamin D reduces their risk of developing respiratory tract infection – and consequently their antibiotic requirement. This according to a new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital published in the online scientific journal BMJ Open.

Read More

Vitamin D can help infection-prone patients avoid respiratory tract infection

Posted December 14, 2012

Treating infection-prone patients over a 12-month period with high doses of vitamin D reduces their risk of developing respiratory tract infection – and consequently their antibiotic requirement. This according to a new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital published in the online scientific journal BMJ Open.

Read More

Aromatherapy for the Respiratory System

Posted December 10, 2012

Afflictions of the respiratory system include irritation and infection of the ears, nose and throat. Respiratory problems also may involve congestion, which can be decreased by inhaling rosemary (especially the verbenone type), hyssop (use var. decumbens only), tea tree, eucalyptus, lavender or peppermint. Cypress helps dry up a persistent runny nose, and peppermint, tea tree and eucalyptus reduce sinus infection. Anise and cypress help reduce coughing.

Read More

Zinc May Reduce Morbidity in Children with Acute Respiratory Illness

Posted October 3, 2012

A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial involving 96 children less than 5 years of age found that zinc supplementation may reduce respiratory morbidity among children with acute lower respiratory infections.

Read More
Page 1 of 212