Rhinothermy in Influenza

  • Registration: ACTRN12617001331325p
  • Ethics: 17/STH/177
  • Medsafe:


To take part in this study you must:

  • Have had symptoms of cold or flu which started during the last 48 hours.
  • Have a positive test for influenza which we test for as part of the screening visit.

You will will not be able to take part in the study if:

  • You are taking medications/ have conditions which affect the immune system.



We invite you to take part in a study using a device which delivers warm, humidified air through your nose to see if it improves your cold or flu symptoms.

Participants must enrol within 48 hours of symptoms starting so please get in touch as soon as they start!

Time and travel reimbursed.

If you are interested please send us a Facebook message or email grace.bird@mrinz.ac.nz