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British researchers say they are to finding a for the common cold. Scientists have worked for on a medicine that would help to end colds. The problem for researchers was finding a drug that could fight the of types of viruses that can cause a cold. The are difficult to find and they change very quickly so they can fight against drugs. Until now, there has been no way to treat cold viruses, so we all have to suffer every . However, scientists have developed a special molecule that could make colds a thing of the . They tested the molecule and found that it blocked the viruses that cause colds. The molecule stopped the viruses from working in the .

The treatment for a common cold is to take medicines or remedies for the different . We might take one thing for a throat and another thing for a runny nose or a . Different viruses can cause different symptoms. The researchers believe the new molecule could stop all symptoms from developing. Lead researcher Ed Tate, from London's Imperial College, said it could help of people end their suffering. Most of us catch a cold times a year. Dr Tate said it could also help people with more problems, saying: "The common cold is an for most of us, but it can cause complications in people with conditions like ."

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