Local hyperthermia benefits natural and experimental common colds.

  title={Local hyperthermia benefits natural and experimental common colds.},
  author={David A. J. Tyrrell and Irene Barrow and John Arthur},
  volume={298 6683},
OBJECTIVE To determine whether inhaling fully humidified air at 43 degrees C gave more benefit to cold sufferers than inhaling air at 30 degrees C. DESIGN Randomised double blind trial. Setting--General practice and the common cold research unit. SUBJECTS 87 Unselected patients with typical acute nasal and upper respiratory symptoms (general practice study), and 84 volunteers aged 18-50 without a history of chronic or allergic diseases. INTERVENTIONS Subjects breathed from apparatus… CONTINUE READING
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