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2009-06-16 09:30:00

U.S. 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. They said doctors treating children for toxic shock syndrome should take this into account when providing treatment. Rhinosinusitis is inflammation of the nose as well as the sinuses surrounding the nose often caused by some sort of infection resulting from bacteria, viral, allergic or autoimmune issues. General...

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. Patent Number 7,500,971, entitled "Devices, Systems and Methods for Treating Disorders of the Ear, Nose and Throat," to the company. This patent and Acclarent's earlier 7,462,175 patent are directed to methods for treating a paranasal sinus ostium, such as the...

2009-04-27 20:57:01

Children with allergies and asthma may benefit from an allergy evaluation, a U.S. allergist advises. Dr. Maya Jerath of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine says controlling allergy symptoms can prevent some of the common complications of untreated allergies like sinusitis and ear infections. Some sufferers seek relief with supplements like vitamin C or zinc, Jerath said. These supplements may help with colds, but there are no studies showing they work for...

2009-03-23 05:00:00

This exciting clinical study news is the best news that we have been waiting on for the past four years to prove the deposition of the medication through Sinus Dynamics. WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Most ENTs and physicians who have prescribed Sinus Dynamics have always asked if it would be better to have a clinical study done on the amount of medication deposited and penetrated into the sinuses. Now this fantastic news and clinical study proves the SINUS DYNAMICS...

2009-03-18 12:07:00

Saint Joseph Hospital Among the First to Offer New Surgical Treatment Approach CHICAGO, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- After three years of suffering from congestion and several months of trying a steroid nasal spray, Chicago resident Matt Minella, 31, opted for a surgical procedure to help him breathe better through his nose. Within days of the procedure, Minella was back to work and running again thanks to a new endoscopic balloon device called the Relieva Stratus(TM) Microflow Spacer. The...

2009-03-17 09:51:00

Eliminates Need for Cadavers and Accelerates Physician Training GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chamberlain Group, maker of anatomically accurate surgical training models, is improving how ENT physicians are trained using their new Maxillary Clinical Sinus Trainer. This innovative technology was recently designed for Minnesota-based Entellus Medical to train ENT surgeons on their new FinESS(TM) Sinus Treatment, a less-invasive treatment that breaks the cycle of chronic...

2009-02-05 06:00:00

Herbal Science Group Compiles Research on Multi-Herb Formula for Respiratory Tract Health AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The nonprofit American Botanical Council (ABC) has just published a monograph summarizing the scientific and clinical studies of Sinupret(R), a clinically-tested herbal combination for upper respiratory tract health, including conditions associated with sinusitis and bronchitis. A monograph is a technical paper focusing on one subject. Studies of...

2009-01-20 09:01:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the January issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit www.HealthLetter.MayoClinic.com or call toll-free for subscription information, 800-333-9037, extension 9771. Improved PSA Tests a Better Gauge of...

2009-01-13 11:13:25

The holidays may have left behind more than just joyful memories. The stress of the season also may leave a weakened immune system, increasing the chances of starting the new year sick. Internists at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston have tips for how to start 2009 off happy and healthy.   "The holidays can take a toll on us all, and 2008 has been especially rough, nationally with the financial crisis and locally with Hurricane Ike. There have been a lot of added strains on our...

2008-12-16 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Sky One Medical, Inc. ("China Sky One Medical" or "the Company") (Nasdaq: CSKI), a leading fully integrated pharmaceutical company producing over-the-counter drugs in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), announced today that it successfully obtained the production approval from the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) in China for two additional drugs: Sodium Cromoglicate Eye Drops for the treatment of allergic...