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2012-03-21 13:59:59

The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated with antibiotics.

2012-02-15 10:37:25

Treatment with the antibiotic amoxicillin for patients with acute uncomplicated rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the nasal cavity and sinuses) did not result in a significant difference in symptoms compared to patients who received placebo.

Antibiotics Do Not Help With Sinusitis: Study
2012-02-15 05:51:33

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri have found that antibiotics do not significantly help in the healing of sinus infections.

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2012-01-26 10:30:28

A new medical study is recommending a remedy to staunch nosebleeds called “nasal packing with strips of cured pork”.


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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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