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Can colds stop asthma attacks?

12th August 2008

According to research by the British Lung Foundation, the way a cold works could hold the "key" to stopping asthma caused by rhinovirus infections.

Professor Neil Barnes, spokesperson for the British Lung Foundation, said: "The common cold is the main reason why people with asthma get bad attacks. This research is important because it helps us to understand exactly what happens in our lungs during an asthma attack and it may lead to a way of preventing attacks in future".

 

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