Tag: "rhinovirus" at medical news
Biota Initiates Drug Testing War against Common Cold
...s already proven to be effective against the human rhinovirus
// in lab experiments conducted on animal models. HRV currently accounts for nearly 50% and 75% of common cold suffered by adults and children respectively. If successful results are obtained, the drug would soon be marketed. The researchers have h...
Break-through Discovery Gives Hope For Asthma treatment
...tified a reason why people are more susceptible to rhinovirus
infections, which can cause asthma attacks. This important finding paves the way for developing new approaches to prevention and treatment.” It has been reported that around 5.2 million people in the UK, that is roughly one in 12 of the population ...
Rhinovirus: You Cannot Give a Cold Shoulder to Hotel Freebies!
...ses, said: "Next time you stay in a hotel, knowing rhinovirus
may be left from your last guest, you may wonder how meticulous the clean up crew has been."...
Common Cold All Too Easy To Catch
...em. After an overnight stay, adults infected with rhinovirus
left behind virus on about a third of the objects ... rooms had a contaminated toilet handle. Overall, rhinovirus
contamination of the sampled surfaces (10 each in of 15 rooms) ranged from 80 percent contaminated t...
Hotel Guests Often Leave Their Cold Behind
...minated objects that dried for an hour resulted in rhinovirus
transfer to fingertips. Thirty-three percent of co...acts with objects that dried overnight resulted in rhinovirus
transfer to fingertips. Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) was used to detec...
Two Lung Cancer Patients Die Due To HRV
...nd 13 associates assessed the incidence of chronic rhinovirus
infection and its potential clinical impact on 69 ...o detect 13 different respiratory viruses. Human rhinovirus
is a leading cause of respiratory infections in adults and children. Adults, on average, get infecte...
Common Cold Virus Leads to Death in Lung Transplant Patients
(HRV), the leading cause of most common colds, str...nd 13 associates assessed the incidence of chronic rhinovirus
infection and its potential clinical impact on 69 lung transplant recipients at two centers. Over a ...
Children With Asthma Most Affected by Rhinovirus
...the only risk factor significantly associated with rhinovirus
hospitalizations should indicate that "patients wi...idates for prevention and treatment strategies for rhinovirus
infection." As a next step to their study, Miller suggested, "additional studies over multiple yea...