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2013-04-22 22:18:49

Researchers look for answers in a most obvious, but surprisingly overlooked, place: Nasal mucus Snot. It's not something most of us spend a lot of time thinking about, but, for a team of researchers in Washington, D.C., it's front and center. Robert I. Henkin, founder of the Taste and Smell Clinic in is charmingly self-deprecating. He says with a chuckle that he's often called a "spit and snot doctor," but he knows all too well that for his patients — those who no longer can...

Foreign Objects Can Be Removed With Mothers Kiss
2012-10-16 04:59:54

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently discovered that “mother´s kiss,” a technique to take out foreign objects stuck in kid´s nasal passages, is an effective method that limits the need for more invasive procedures like hooks or forceps. There are a number of objects that can become lodged in a child´s nasal passageway. Some of objects may include items like beads, crayons, cotton, erasers, food, dried beans, seeds,...

2011-10-14 09:44:22

Are you sure your nose is plugged? Nose feel congested and stuffed up? Scientists from the Monell Center report that the annoying feeling of nasal obstruction is related to the temperature and humidity of inhaled air. The findings suggest that sensory feedback from nasal airflow contributes to the sensation of congestion. This knowledge may help researchers design and test more effective treatments for this familiar symptom of nasal sinus disease. Nasal sinus disease, usually caused by...

Researchers Rebuild The Head Of An Armored Dinosaur
2011-09-29 09:50:15

[ Video 1 ]  |  [ Video 2 ] A University of Alberta-led research team has taken a rare look inside the skull of a dinosaur and come away with unprecedented details on the brain and nasal passages of the 72 million year old animal. Lead researcher Tetsuto Miyashita, a U of A master's student in paleontology, examined the armored skull of a Euoplocephalus, a six-meter long plant eater. The skull, which had been sitting in the U of A's paleontology collection, was broken,...

2010-08-16 05:02:00

SAN DIEGO, California, August 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new portable system which cools the brain via the nasal cavity may improve survival following cardiac arrest compared with standard care procedures, particularly when CPR and cooling are initiated early. Results from a recent study showed that the RhinoChill(TM) Intra-Nasal Cooling System enabled brain temperature to reach target several hours earlier than patients cooled in the emergency room. It is widely recognized that the...

2010-03-16 15:05:56

More than 10 percent of newborns who receive oxygenation and ventilation using nasal continuous airway pressure in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) may experience complications inside or outside the nose, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Otolaryngology"“Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Nearly all patients in the NICU require some method of oxygen supplementation, according to background information in the article. Oxygen is most...

2009-12-21 16:59:56

Exposing patients with chronic sinus disease to allergens and then obtaining repeated images by X-ray or ultrasound reveals that nasal allergies may be involved in some cases of chronic sinus disease, according to a report in the December issue of Archives of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Chronic disease of the maxillary sinus (the sinus cavity located in the mid-face beneath the cheeks, on either side of the nose) is common and affects a wide...

2009-12-21 06:45:00

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Clerisy Corp. announces the launch of Nasal SoftStrips(TM), a revolutionary new product designed to administer over the counter (OTC) medicants or aromatic blends of essential oils through a convenient nasal strip. Doctor-developed Nasal SoftStrips(TM) are a patented and FDA market-approved medical delivery device designed to provide consumers with a safe, effective and all-natural means to improve and manage their health and well being. Clerisy...

2009-02-03 23:38:09

A U.S. researcher says the facial structure of our early human ancestors appear to have evolved to allow them to eat large, hard nuts to survive. Dennis Slice of Florida State University said the findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, challenge the hypothesis that the facial skeleton of Australopithecus africanus was developed for feeding on small objects. The face of the early human relative, who lived in Africa more than 2 million years ago, had...

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2008-03-04 16:40:00

If you cook, you know. Chop an onion and you risk crying over your cutting board as a burning sensation overwhelms your eyes and nose. Scientists do not know why certain chemical odors, like onion, ammonia and paint thinner, are so highly irritating, but new research in mice has uncovered an unexpected role for specific nasal cavity cells. Researchers funded by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health, describe...


Latest Nasal cavity Reference Libraries

Nose
2013-03-05 14:47:26

The nose is the organ that extends outward in the middle of the face between the eyes and mouth. Formation and Orientation The shape and look of the nose is dependent on the ethmoid bone and the nasal septum which is the cartilage that separates the two nostrils. The evolutionary hypotheses of nose development in humans propose that noses are alterations of the angles of the skull because of bipedalism. Because of the change in diet that has come with modern time and the change of...

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