Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 21:21 EDT

Latest Rhinology Stories

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...

2011-07-01 00:11:35

Inhale deeply for the first time in months and feel refreshed and alive again New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Wax on. Wax off. Breathe in. Breathe out. We all witnessed the extraordinary power that the right breathing technique gave to the Karate Kid. You cannot however alter your technique of breathing when you can't breathe normally in the first place. Breath is the energy of life. Some cultures call it Prana; others call it Chi. This energy allows us to function and allows every cell...

2011-06-28 20:52:55

A cellulose powder has been used increasingly for many years against allergic rhinitis. Still, there has been a shortage of scientific evidence for its efficacy in seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), particularly in children. Now, however, scientists from the Sahlgrenska Academy and the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at the University of Gothenburg have proven that the cellulose powder reduces symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in children, without any adverse...

2011-05-10 08:07:00

HORSHAM, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory today announced results from the recently completed Nasal Allergy Survey Assessing Limitations (NASL) 2010, which found patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) who had nasal symptoms were more likely to experience sleep disturbances, including difficulty getting to sleep and/or waking up during the night. Lack of a good night's sleep can significantly impact a person's quality of life. For people living with nasal allergies in the...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with asthma or allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies), initially prescribed montelukast (Singulair®) instead of typical first-line therapy have low rates of persistence on montelukast and may ultimately discontinue therapy altogether, according to a new study presented at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 23rd Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. The study will be presented by Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a thought...

2011-04-18 22:26:11

A preliminary report suggests that virtual nasal surgery has the potential to be a productive tool that may enable surgeons to perform personalized nasal surgery using computer simulation techniques, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the September print issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Nasal obstruction is usually caused by a deviated septum (a condition in which the partition between the two sides of the nose is...

2011-03-21 16:47:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a recent pivotal allergic rhinitis (AR) satisfaction survey assessing patient and healthcare provider perspectives on AR reveal that symptoms like nasal congestion and post-nasal drip continue to impact patients' daily activities. Findings from the Nasal Allergy Survey Assessing Limitations (NASL) 2010, released today by Teva Respiratory at the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Annual Meeting, held in San...

2011-03-21 11:45:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VentiRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel Toll-Like Receptor 8 (TLR8) agonists and antagonists for the treatment of cancer, respiratory and autoimmune diseases, announced today the presentation of positive clinical results from its randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating VTX-1463 for the treatment of allergic rhinitis. The results demonstrated statistically significant...

2011-03-01 13:22:18

Depression is a common problem in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) and negatively impacts patients' symptom burden, ability to function, and quality of life (QOL), according to new research published in the March 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. Nearly 14 percent of Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis and may have the following symptoms for 12 weeks or more; facial pain/pressure, facial congestion/fullness, nasal obstruction/blockage, thick nasal...

2011-02-19 00:00:38

Following a large number of loyal customers coming from the UK and Europe, It is no surprise that SinusWars in keeping with customer satisfaction always guaranteed, has made the crucial move into supplying the international market from a warehouse in the UK. This wonderful service now allows customers from around the world to experience an even faster and efficient delivery time on their products, hence improving your experience with the Company. (Vocus/PRWEB) February 18, 2011 The new...


Latest Rhinology Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »