News tagged with cold virus
Scientists have restored the sense of smell in mice through gene therapy for the first time—a hopeful sign for people who can't smell anything from birth or lose it due to disease.
Medical research Sep 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have successfully tested their novel anti-cocaine vaccine in primates, bringing them closer to launching human clinical trials. Their study, published online by the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, used a ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A protein known to be a key player in the development of Parkinson's disease is able to enter and harm cells in the same way that viruses do, according to a Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine study.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Some people seem to catch a cold every few weeks while others appear immune. Now a preliminary study suggests that the protective "caps" on your chromosomes could partly explain the mystery.
Medical research Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The new coronavirus that has emerged in the Middle East is well-adapted to infecting humans but could potentially be treated with immunotherapy, according to a study to be published on February 19 in mBio, the online open-a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cold viruses generally get a bad rap—which they've certainly earned—but new findings by a team of scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggest that these viruses might also be a valuable ...
Cancer Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
There is no question that being a parent is, at times, challenging both physically and mentally. However knowledge of the actual affect parenthood has on health has been inconsistent at best, until now.
Health Jul 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A long-term follow-up analysis of participants in the Step Study, an international HIV-vaccine trial, has confirmed that certain subgroups of male study participants were at higher risk of becoming infected after receiving ...
HIV & AIDS May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Human rhinovirus (HRV), also known as the common cold, can be uncommonly serious for certain children, a study led by a Vanderbilt University Medical Center pediatrician shows.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
People often talk about "boosting" their immunity to prevent and fight colds. Nutritional supplements, cold remedies and fortified foods claim to stave off colds by augmenting the immune system.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Among healthy adults who were administered a cold virus, those with shorter telomere length (a structure at the end of a chromosome) in certain cells were more likely to develop experimentally-induced upper respiratory infection ...
Medical research Feb 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
University of New South Wales researchers have developed a compound that has had a surprise result: being effective in the prevention of asthma.
Inflammatory disorders Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Nobody wants the common cold as a guest, but the upper respiratory infection keeps knocking at the door, never more frequently than during the winter holiday season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Jordan's health minister has said that two deaths in the kingdom from a SARS-like virus earlier this year which were confirmed by the World Health Organisation last week were isolated cases.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Another person has died of a mysterious respiratory virus and three more cases have been discovered in Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the World Health Organisation said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0