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  1. Fulltext. Smoking, alcohol consumption, and susceptibility to the common cold.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    This study was conducted to test the supposition that both smoking and consuming alcohol suppress host resistance to viral infections.

    Methods

    The relations between smoking, alcohol consumption, and the incidence of documented clinical cold were prospectively studied among 391 subjects intentionally exposed to one of five respiratory viruses and 26 subjects given saline.

    Clinical colds were defined as clinical symptoms verified by the isolation of virus or by an increase in virus-specific antibody titer.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Alcoolisme, Rhume banal, Virose, Infection, Prospective, Tabagisme, Toxicité, Epidémiologie, Homme, ORL pathologie, Royaume Uni, Europe, Nez pathologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alcoholism, Common cold, Viral disease, Infection, Prospective, Tobacco smoking, Toxicity, Epidemiology, Human, ENT disease, United Kingdom, Europe

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0632333

    Code Inist : 002B03E. Création : 199406.