News tagged with common cold
A Qatari man suffering from a new respiratory virus from the same family as the deadly SARS remains in critical condition, the World Health Organisation said Tuesday. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A team of scientists from Johns Hopkins and other institutions report that restoring tiny, hair-like structures to defective cells in the olfactory system of mice is enough to restore a ...
Medical research Sep 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
(Medical Xpress)—They haven't cured the common cold yet, but a nationwide "big science" team aims to identify new strategies for orchestrating immune responses to better fight disease.
Immunology Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Corticosteroids, frequently prescribed to alleviate acute sinusitis, show no clinical benefit in treating the condition, according to a randomized controlled trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 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 |
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 ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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).
Medications May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stress wreaks havoc on the mind and body. For example, psychological stress is associated with greater risk for depression, heart disease and infectious diseases. But, until now, it has not been clear exactly how stress influences ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (12) | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Unfortunately, kids get sick. Fighting a virus or common cold is good for a childs immune system and can help build antibodies that protect them from dangerous illnesses. Still, there are times when ...
Health Mar 01, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 1
The Indian government on Tuesday dispatched a team of medical experts to the financial capital, Mumbai, to assess reports of a handful of cases of apparently untreatable tuberculosis.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 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 |
Taking probiotics seems to provide both children and adults with a mild degree of protection against many upper respiratory tract infections including the common cold, according to a new systematic review. ...
Health Sep 16, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Lund University have discovered a new function for vitamin C. Treatment with vitamin C can dissolve the toxic protein aggregates that build up in the brain in Alzheimer's disease. The research findings are ...
Medical research Aug 18, 2011 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Depending on the total dosage of zinc and the composition of lozenges, zinc lozenges may shorten the duration of common cold episodes by up to 40%, says Dr. Harri Hemila from the University of Helsinki.
Medications Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0