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2012-03-21 13:59:59

IDSA releases first rhinosinusitis guidelines, helps doctors distinguish between bacterial and viral cause The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated with antibiotics, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA). Nearly one in seven people are diagnosed with a sinus infection each year. Although sinus infections are the fifth leading reason for antibiotic prescriptions, 90 to 98 percent of cases are...

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, according to a study in the February 15 issue of JAMA. Antibiotics are commonly used to treat this condition even though there is limited evidence supporting their effectiveness. Acute rhinosinusitis is a common disease associated with significant...

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. According to Jay. Piccirillo, MD, professor of otolaryngology and the study´s senior author, “Our results show that antibiotics aren´t necessary for a basic sinus infection – most people get better on their own.” Statistics show in the United States that one-in-five antibiotic...

2011-11-15 05:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Lisa Liberatore, prominent Otolaryngologist (Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon) located in the Upper East Side of New York City, provides a helpful and informative link to a YouTube video of her patient undergoing an In-Office Balloon Sinuplasty procedure that provides extraordinary relief to patients suffering with chronic sinus problems. Normally something that is done under general anesthesia and in a hospital setting, Dr. Liberatore is one of the...

2011-11-08 15:01:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., Nov. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature's Bioceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mistral Ventures, Inc. (MILV.pk - News) announced that it has consummated the purchase of the Sinusitis formula and now owns the exclusive rights to the formula. The company anticipates marketing the product under the name of Nature's Sinus Relief Formula. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that close to 31 million adults in the US suffer from chronic sinusitis,...

2011-11-02 14:00:00

Hylandâs Inc.'s new DEFEND Cold & Cough, DEFEND Cold & Cough Night and DEFEND Sinus offer multi-symptom relief from the symptoms of seasonal illness for adults in natural formulas that are non-drowsy and free from dyes, alcohol and sugar. Hylandâs new, 100 percent natural Baby Cough Syrup is specially formulated for infants 6 months and older, to relieve symptoms for a variety of coughs without drowsy or stimulant side effects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB)...

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...

2011-10-28 16:50:00

CAPE CORAL, Fla., Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature's Bioceuticals, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mistral Ventures Inc. (MILV.pk) announced that it has come to an agreement for the purchase of the newly formulated Sinus-Restore Sinus Relief Formula. Nature's has tendered a deposit against formal closing, which is expected within 3 weeks. At the request of the inventor, to protect his privacy, financial terms are not to be disclosed in press releases. The Center for Disease Control and...

2011-08-16 13:36:31

The Sinonasal Outcome Test-16 (SNOT-16) appears to be effective in assessing how well treatments improve the disease specific quality of life (QOL) of adult patients with acute rhinosinusitis (inflammation of the sinuses), according to a report in the August issue of Archives of Otolaryngology"“Head and Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. According to background information in the article, acute rhinosinusitis often causes patients to feel sick and anxious, miss work or...

2011-08-05 00:00:29

SinusWars15 brings Yoga in a bottle NY,NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Psychoneurobiology is a whole new field of study that explores the ways our emotions impact on our physical well-being. It is accepted that stress and anxiety affect the immune system, endocrine system as well as neurological functions. By affecting these systems of the body, the body can be made physically ill. There have been extensive studies done to demonstrate that being under continuous stress can cause infections and...