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2014-02-01 23:01:50

California board certified ENT surgeon and Director at the Orange County Nose & Sinus Center, Dr. Kevin Sadati, talks about how in-office Balloon Sinuplasty is giving long term relief to patients suffering from Chronic Sinusitis, even if they have a slight deviated septum. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 01, 2014 A person’s nasal septum is made from the combination of bone and cartilage. It separates the left and right airways of the nose and divides the nostrils. Someone’s...

2013-10-17 08:27:03

Over-the-counter topical gel stops nosebleeds in just one minute COTTAGE GROVE, Wis., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ByzMed, LLC recently launched an Indiegogo campaign seek funding to help launch DrxNoze® Nosebleed Relief, the world's first over-the-counter topical gel to stop nosebleeds. The one-time use applicator applies a topical gel, formulated with all natural active ingredients, to the problem area and the bleeding stops, typically in a minute, allowing users to return to their...

2012-05-01 23:03:30

After import delays Sinusin, the leading homeopathic sinus relief nasal spray is back just in time for a latest flu season in three decades. Albuquerque, NM (PRWEB) May 01, 2012 Heel, the makers of Traumeel®, announces Sinusin, the leading homeopathic sinus relief nasal spray, is now back in the United States and available at fine health food stores and doctors´ offices across the nation. This is the latest flu season in nearly three decades according to the Center for Disease...

2012-04-19 21:10:05

While mood disorders like depression or anxiety tend to negatively affect treatment for allergies and chronic rhinosinusitis, the same cannot be said for patients with nasal obstructions such as deviated septum, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital. The new study shows mood disorders are not linked to either nasal obstructive symptoms or the failure of nasal obstruction surgery. Results also suggest that those patients with nasal obstruction caused by septal deviation —...

2012-03-24 04:36:10

Does not have the side effects of fentanyl and other narcotics Patients who have undergone sinus surgery can safely take an alternative pain medication that does not cause the side effects of narcotics such as fentanyl and Vicodin, a Loyola University Health System study has found. The alternative medication is ketorolac (brand name, Toradol). It is in the same class of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as Advil and Aleve. Ketorolac does not cause the side effects that narcotic drugs...

2012-03-07 10:55:44

In a small study that included 25 patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (a genetic disorder that leads to abnormalities of blood vessels) and severe liver involvement with this disease, patients who received the drug bevacizumab had improved cardiac output and a reduction in the duration and number of episodes of nose bleeds, a potentially life-threatening complication for patients with this disorder, according to a study in the March 7 issue of JAMA. Hereditary hemorrhagic...

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2012-01-26 10:30:28

A new medical study from the Detroit Medical Center is recommending a remedy to staunch nosebleeds called “nasal packing with strips of cured pork”. Yes, it is exactly what it sounds like, using salt pork in the nose, reports Marc Abrahams for The Guardian. The unusual remedy, published in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology by Ian Humphreys, Sonal Saraiya, Walter Belenky and James Dworkin, details the treatment of a girl suffering from a rare hereditary disorder...

2010-11-16 14:02:34

In a small, short-term study, a preservative-free, acidified nasal spray appears safe and well tolerated and maintained its sterility in an applicator used multiple times, according to a report in the November issue of Archives of Otolaryngology"“Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "The health of a topical nasal spray user relies on the prevention of contamination of the solution," the authors write as background information in the article. "Pharmaceutical...

2010-11-16 13:01:20

A preservative-free alternative to standard nasal sprays "” which routinely use preservatives that can cause unwanted side effects, such as allergies or damage to the mucosal lining of the nose "” was found to be both safe and well-tolerated, in a short-term study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. The alternative acidified solution also maintained sterility in the applicator bottle without the use of the chemical preservatives, according to the study, which will be...

2010-10-06 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced positive preliminary results from a Phase 1/2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray conducted in Canada for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The findings demonstrated two of the three bepotastine besilate concentrations tested were effective in relieving patients' nasal...