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Preventing irrational antibiotic use in kids with URI in India

Introduction Upper respiratory tract infection (URI) is one of the most commonly occurring infections in children, not only in India, but across the general population. It is believed to be one of the most common reasons for visits to a physician, as well as absenteeism from school, in Indian children…. 

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Honey effective in symptomatic treatment of nocturnal cough in children with upper respiratory tract infections

A randomized placebo-controlled, double-blind trial found that the effects of a single nocturnal dose of honey was more effective than placebo for treating nocturnal cough and difficulty sleeping associated with childhood upper respiratory tract infections (URIs). “Honey has been used as a traditional remedy for generations in India for a… 

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