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2010-12-20 18:46:51

Nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma, which means that healthcare professionals should be extra vigilant when it comes to nasal complaints. Furthermore, more severe asthma appears to be more common than previously thought, reveals a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy's Krefting Research Centre. Published in the online scientific journal Respiratory Research, the population study included 30,000 randomly selected participants from the west of Sweden and asked questions about...

2010-12-14 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced it has initiated a Phase 2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group environmental study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of bepotastine besilate, dosed twice daily, in patients presenting...

2010-11-29 14:32:25

People with multi-symptom asthma more often have night-time awakenings due to asthma-symptoms, a sign of severe asthma. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research have shown that asthma with multiple symptoms is more highly prevalent than previously suggested, comprising 20- 25% of all asthmatics. Investigators from the University of Gothenburg have performed a large-scale epidemiological survey in West Sweden, comprising of a random sample of 30,000...

2010-11-25 00:00:46

Although most consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines for winter colds, Buster Brands is ensuring that a change is in the works. Launching its "Send Us Your Nasal Spray" campaign, Buster Brands will be giving a free bottle of Sinus Buster or Allergy Buster to consumers that send in their old nasal spray. Morristown, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) November 23, 2010 When fall and winter colds arrive, many consumers turn to the same over-the-counter medicines that they've been using for years,...

2010-11-16 09:00:00

MADISON, N.J., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From crowded malls to stuffy noses, consumers are in need of relief, especially during the hectic holiday season. In fact, a recent poll shows that about 70 percent of people avoid crowded or congested areas during the holidays.(1) To help holiday shoppers breathe easier this season, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, maker of Advil® pain-relief products, is celebrating the launch of Advil® Congestion Relief by...

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...

2010-08-16 13:38:19

Georgetown researcher says advances go unnoticed because they are not reported in targeted publications Facial pain. Nasal congestion. Postnasal drip. Fatigue. These are hallmark signs of chronic sinusitis, a swelling of tissue in the nasal and sinus cavity. The illness strikes millions of Americans each year and is one of the top five reasons patients visit their primary care doctor. Treating sinusitis is difficult in part because it's often not known if the cause is viral or bacterial....

2010-07-14 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA), today announced it has initiated a Phase 1/2 clinical study of bepotastine besilate nasal spray for the treatment of symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, the inflammation of the nasal passages caused by allergies. The randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of three concentrations of bepotastine besilate, dosed twice daily, in an...

2010-05-19 08:36:05

That troublesome headache might not be a migraine or brought on by tension. It could be caused by sinus trouble, said doctors at Baylor College of Medicine. "Our sinuses are air-filled spaces in our skull located behind our cheeks, forehead, eyes and the bridge of our nose," said Dr. Mas Takashima, assistant professor of otolaryngology at BCM and director of the Baylor Sinus Center. "The sinuses work to humidify and cleanse the air, lighten the weight of the skull, and provide resonance to...

2010-03-01 14:35:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Alan Smith, M.D., Senior Medical Director of WellCare Health Plans, Inc. offers the following advice: You wake up with a runny nose and your throat feels sore. Within a day, a nagging cough sets in and you know you're sick. Is it the flu? Is it allergies, or is it the common cold? Since each of these is a respiratory illness, it could be hard, if not impossible, to tell the difference based on symptoms alone. And how do you treat an illness that you...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.