Seeking Broad-Spectrum Antiviral Drugs For Common Cold And Other Infections

Scientists are reporting progress in the search for the first broad-spectrum drugs to combat human rhinoviruses (HRVs), which cause humanity's most common infectious diseases. Their study on these potential drugs for infections that include the common cold appears in the journal ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters...

Asthma Test To Predict Which Children Will Grow Out Of It Steps Closer

New US-led research has brought closer the day when a genetic test can predict whether children with asthma are likely to grow out of it by the time they become adults. The study, led by researchers from Duke University in North Carolina, is published in the 28 June online issue of The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. About half of children with asthma grow out of it by the time they reach their ...