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2009-10-05 06:10:00

A new study suggests that a growing segment of patients are turning to complementary and alternative medical therapies to help treat the symptoms of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS).

2009-10-05 06:10:00

Patients who suffer from both allergic rhinitis and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may experience escalated symptoms of stress and fatigue.

2009-10-05 06:10:00

Patients who suffer from chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) also tend to suffer from other chronic illnesses, like asthma, hypertension, and arthritis.

2009-09-11 17:11:03

The runny nose and post-nasal drip of allergic rhinitis, or hay fever, puts a damper on sex and sleep, U.S. researchers found. Dr.

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).

2009-08-07 05:46:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- - Jingwei Capsules Treat Allergy Symptoms - - Complements Established Boke Nasal Spray Brand - - Diversifies Product Offering with Capsule Formulation - American Oriental Bioengineering, Inc.

2009-06-24 23:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclarent, Inc., a leading medical technology company dedicated to designing, developing, and commercializing products that address conditions affecting the ear, nose and throat (ENT) today announced the completion of a study evaluating the treatment of patients with Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) technology in the office setting.

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2009-06-16 09:30:00

US researchers recently reported surprising information suggesting that sinus infections might be responsible for more than 20% of all cases of toxic shock syndrome in children.

2009-05-04 13:01:00

Neti Pots Show Increase In Searches, Social Media "Chatter," As Consumers Seek Protection Ideas Above and Beyond CDC Recommendations MADISON, Wis., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Add nose washing to the steps that consumers are looking to take -- in addition to frequent hand washing and coughing in a tissue -- in an effort to avoid infection with the flu. According to data from Google Insights For Search, "neti pot" increased as a search term some 15-20% last week, with New York and California in...

2009-05-03 23:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Acclarent, Inc., the pioneer of Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) technologies for use in the treatment of chronic sinusitis, announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded U.S.


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Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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