Latest Common cold Stories

Dogs: Saving Your Family From The Dangers Of Asthma
2012-06-21 05:59:14

A new study released this week is sure to cause cat owners everywhere to bristle with envy. As it turns out, Man´s Best Friend may be able to do more than fetch and protect your family from intruders. Having a dog in the house could also protect your family against respiratory infection linked to asthma, as well as lessen your chances of catching the common cold. It´s not so much the dogs themselves which protect against these microbial attacks, simply their presence in the...

2012-06-20 10:09:57

The common cold virus may be more common than previously thought in university students not reporting any symptoms. Rhinovirus, the virus responsible for the common cold was found at some point during an 8-week study period in an estimated 60% of university students that were asymptomatic. Researchers from Canada report their findings at the 2012 General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology. “A high occurrence of asymptomatic infections indicates that university students...

2012-05-10 05:26:19

(Ivanhoe Newswire) --Move over cough syrup and cough drops, there´s another remedy that could cut down cold symptoms for adults. Canadian researchers say oral zinc treatments could not only lessen common cold symptoms, but shorten the duration. Canadian researchers looked at 17 randomized controlled trials with more than 2,000 participants who were between 1 and 65 years old. The double-blinded trials included placebos as well as oral zinc. The authors found that, compared with...

Study Examines Zinc’s Role In Soothing The Common Cold
2012-05-08 05:06:20

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com The symptoms of the common cold can run the gamut. There´s the runny, stuffy nose and itchy, sore throat with a cough. Then there´s the feeling of fatigue and slight body aches. To top it off, having a cold can give you the sensation of watery eyes and a mild headache. A new study by Canadian researchers targets common cold symptoms and has found that oral zinc treatments could possibly decrease the length of symptoms of the common cold in adults;...

2012-05-07 19:51:48

Oral zinc treatments may shorten the duration of symptoms of the common cold in adults, although adverse effects are common, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Canadian researchers looked at 17 randomized controlled trials with 2121 participants between 1 and 65 years of age to determine the efficacy and safety of zinc in treating the common cold. All trials were double-blinded and used placebos as well as oral zinc preparations. The authors...

2012-05-01 23:03:30

After import delays Sinusin, the leading homeopathic sinus relief nasal spray is back just in time for a latest flu season in three decades. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Heel, the makers of Traumeel®, announces Sinusin, the leading homeopathic sinus relief nasal spray, is now back in the United States and available at fine health food stores and doctors´ offices across the nation. This is the latest flu season in nearly three decades according to the Center for Disease...

2012-04-19 20:15:19

Scientists from the University of Southampton and Synairgen, a respiratory drug development company spun out from the University, can announce positive data from its Phase II clinical trial, into the effectiveness of the drug SNG001 (inhaled interferon beta) for asthma patients. This pioneering trial investigated the potential for SNG001 to protect asthmatics from respiratory virus infections, principally the common cold, that can spread to the lung, which are a major cause of worsening...

Latest Common cold Reference Libraries

2011-01-12 16:27:29

The common cold is a viral disease of the upper respiratory system, caused primarily by rhinoviruses and coronaviruses. Symptoms usually include a cough, sore throat, runny nose, and a fever. There is no known treatment to shorten the duration of the virus yet the cold normally dissipates after 7 to 10 days. It is the most common infectious disease in humans who on average are infected two to four times a year in adults. It can also be called a upper respiratory tract infection. Other...

2011-01-11 14:10:55

Human rhinoviruses are the most common viral ineffective agents in humans and are the cause of the common cold. The infection proliferates between 33-35 °C causing most reproduction to occur in the nose. It is a species in the genus Enterovirus of the Picornaviridae family of viruses. There are 99 recognized types of Human Rhinoviruses that are differentiated by their surface proteins. They are amongst the smallest viruses and lytic in nature. They travel via aerosols of respiratory...

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