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Latest Paranasal sinuses Stories

Sneezing “Reboots” Airway’s Defense
2012-08-01 12:42:35

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sneezing can happen at any time -- a whiff of dust might cause someone to sneeze; a cold and mucus-filled nose might cause another to sneeze. Researchers, curious about the cause and effect of sneezing, recently decided to peer further into the expulsive issue. With the use of Microsoft Windows´ blue screen, scientists have discovered that sneezing is the body´s way of rebooting; as a result, patients who have...

2012-07-25 10:23:23

BEND, Ore., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Sinus Center, a medical center specializing in the diagnosis and management of diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses, recently launched their new website http://www.northwestsinuscenter.com/. The site was built to both inform and educate those who have questions regarding symptoms of the ear, nose or throat. Patients from all over the world who are looking for an experienced rhinologist will be able to learn about Dr. Ryan Gallivan, who...

2012-04-17 23:04:22

Flora Sinus® is changing the way sinus sufferers tackle nasal congestion and sinus complaints with a 100% natural blend of immune-supportive and mucus-thinning ingredients. Cottonwood, AZ (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 With Spring approaching, Nutri-Health Supplements´ (http://www.nutri-health.com) exclusive probiotic and antioxidant supplement formula, Flora Sinus®, is changing the way sinus sufferers tackle nasal congestion and sinus complaints with a 100% natural blend of...

2012-03-24 04:45:24

People who suffer from chronic sinus infections know the warning signs when one might be coming on. Doctors at Baylor College of Medicine say that is a good time to try preventative measures, such as nasal irrigation, to lessen the symptoms or prevent the infection from worsening. Nasal irrigation is the cleansing of the nasal cavity with sterile salt water to flush out excess mucus or debris from the sinuses and nose, such as with the use of a neti pot. Maintain moisture "People are...

2011-10-31 13:45:00

LONDON, October 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New tools build upon company's minimally-invasive Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Platform to improve visualisation capabilities during sinus surgery for the treatment of chronic rhinosinusitis. Millions of patients in the UK who suffer from nasal and sinus problems could be brought relief by two innovative technologies to help clear nasal blockages. Sinusitis is the most common sinus related illness in the UK, with around nine...

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,...

2011-07-24 00:02:02

Homeopathy and SinusWars come to aid in the fight against Sinus Headaches. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 The new SinusWars9 puts an end to the debilitating symptoms of sinus congestion, pain and headaches. Headaches are one of the most uncomfortable symptoms a person can have. Whether they are sharp, shooting, throbbing or aching, they cause great discomfort, hampering a person from getting on with their day to day life. Conventional medication may fail to work and leave the sufferer...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Balloon sinuplasty is safe and effective, minimally invasive, and quick - bringing relief to the 37 million people who suffer from chronic sinus infections. SWENT will now offer the procedure in a clinic setting. Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Southwestern Ear, Nose & Throat Associates (SWENT) announces the availability of Balloon Sinuplasty, a new procedure that has been shown to help patients who suffer from chronic sinus conditions. Over 100,000 patients nationwide have had the...

2011-07-12 13:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Point Surgery Center continues to lead the way in innovative surgical procedures and advanced patient care as a Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Center of Excellence. The outpatient surgical center, which plays host to many of Richmond's top doctors, was the first in the area to use this non-invasive procedure that treats chronic sinus infections, commonly referred to as sinusitis. Balloon Sinuplasty, developed by Acclarent, utilizes a small...