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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...

2011-03-21 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...

2011-03-01 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...

2011-02-01 17:46:54

Sinus infections may be prevented, but in some cases they just can't be avoided. The good news is that with over-the-counter anti-histamines and time, most go away, said a Baylor College of Medicine physician. "In subtropical climates like Houston, there are a lot of pollutants and allergens looming around," said Dr. Steve Rosenbaum, assistant professor of medicine and section chief of general internal medicine at Baylor Clinic. "Sinus infections are caused by some of these things that we...

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2010-12-28 12:35:00

According to a report published Tuesday in Pediatrics, U.S. doctors are using more of the antibiotic amoxicillin in children with acute sinus inflammation. The authors say that the bad news is that inappropriate prescribing of other, more powerful antibiotics remains "common and unnecessary" in kids with sinus troubles. Acute sinusitis accounts for over 3 million doctor visits annually and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)...

2010-12-23 08:16:42

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common disease which affects the entire body, causing progressive disability and often-early death.  Patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function, however, may be given some new hope thanks to a recent study investigating a novel drug.  It's called denufosol, and it is an investigational treatment designed to help prevent formation of the sticky mucus that is a characteristic of the disease. "Although the lungs of children...

2010-12-20 18:46:51

Nasal congestion can be a sign of severe asthma, which means that healthcare professionals should be extra vigilant when it comes to nasal complaints. Furthermore, more severe asthma appears to be more common than previously thought, reveals a study from the Sahlgrenska Academy's Krefting Research Centre. Published in the online scientific journal Respiratory Research, the population study included 30,000 randomly selected participants from the west of Sweden and asked questions about...

2010-12-17 17:18:44

Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with normal to mildly impaired lung function may benefit from a new investigational drug designed to help prevent formation of the sticky mucus that is a hallmark of the disease, according to researchers involved in a phase 3 clinical trial of the drug. Called denufosol, the investigational medication can be given early in the CF disease process, and may help delay the progression of lung disease in these patients, the researchers found. The findings were...

2010-11-29 14:32:25

People with multi-symptom asthma more often have night-time awakenings due to asthma-symptoms, a sign of severe asthma. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Respiratory Research have shown that asthma with multiple symptoms is more highly prevalent than previously suggested, comprising 20- 25% of all asthmatics. Investigators from the University of Gothenburg have performed a large-scale epidemiological survey in West Sweden, comprising of a random sample of 30,000...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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