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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.

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.

2009-12-06 08:00:00

Blood clotting, or coagulation, is an important process that prevents excessive bleeding when a blood vessel is injured. Sometimes, however, clots form on the inside of vessels without an obvious injury or do not dissolve naturally, a potentially life-threatening situation requiring treatment.

2009-12-06 08:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Blood clotting, or coagulation, is an important process that prevents excessive bleeding when a blood vessel is injured.

2009-09-02 07:07:00

SOMERSET, N.J., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc. today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ASTEPRO(R) (azelastine HCl) Nasal Spray 0.15%, for the treatment of the symptoms of seasonal and perennial allergic rhinitis (SAR and PAR).

2009-01-15 07:00:00

ASTEPRO(TM) (azelastine hydrochloride) Nasal Spray Hits U.S. Pharmacies SOMERSET, N.J., Jan. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- This allergy season, a new medication is available to manage the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, a condition that impacts as many as 40 million people in the United States.

2008-10-31 15:00:26

Vitamin E has been found to decrease cardiovascular risk, but high doses of vitamin E also result in an increase in nose bleeds, U.S. researchers said.

2015-04-08 06:00:00

HEALTH experts have warned that frequent nosebleeds could be a sign of much more serious medical conditions. While nosebleeds are common in pregnancy, for those on blood- thinning drugs and as a result of injuries and allergies, frequent bleeding could be an early sign of serious problems.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.