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Actress and Mom Alison Sweeney Teams Up With the American Pharmacists Association to Help Fellow Allergy Sufferers Find Relief This Spring

... How Talking to a Pharmacist Helped Her Manage Her congestion so She Can Get Back to Her Busy Schedule - ... Alison Sweeney knows first hand how symptoms like congestion can make juggling a busy career and family life ... Counts, a new campaign designed to inform nasal congestion sufferers about treatment options located behind ...

Brez(R), the First Over-the-Counter, Intranasal Breathing Aid Clinically Proven to Reduce Primary Snoring, Debuts in Rite Aid Pharmacies

... (snoring without apnea). Snoring may result from congestion or relaxation of the nasal passages as airflow ... related to impaired breathing such as snoring, congestion due to the common cold or allergies, and deviated ... related to impaired breathing such as snoring, congestion due to the common cold or allergies, and deviated ...

SINOL USA, Inc. and Strategic Pharmaceutical Advisors, Inc. to Enter a Marketing Agreement for SINOL Nasal Spray

... product for fast relief from allergy and sinus congestion and headaches of all types. ... for fast relief from allergy and sinus congestion and headaches of all degrees and types. SRxA ... alternative for relief from allergy-related congestion and headaches, impressed our Team enough to seek ...

Saline is Safe Alternative to Harmful Cough and Cold Products

... Mercy Hospital of Kansas City. "Nasal congestion can be quite troubling especially in the very ... prior to the ability to mouth breathe. The congestion can significantly impact the baby's ability to be ... Often times the doctor visit for the nasal congestion culminates in the instruction of this technique ...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Initiates Voluntary Recall and Replacement Program for Several Robitussin Products and Children's Dimetapp Cold & Chest Congestion

... Cough & Cold CF -- Robitussin(R) Cough & congestion -- Robitussin(R) Chest congestion -- Robitussin(R) Head & Chest congestion PE -- Robitussin(R) Cough Sugar Free DM -- ...

Importance of preventing congestion in heart failure

... Philadelphia, PA, 4 June 2009 Preventing vascular congestion is an important mediator in heart failure, reports a study in the June ... important study is consistent with a growing literature, indicating that congestion itself may mediate many of the physiological abnormalities in heart ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommendation on SEROQUEL XR Supplemental New Drug Applications

... (12% vs. 6%), fatigue (6%-7% vs. 2%-4%), dysarthria (5% vs. 0%), and nasal congestion (5% vs. 1%). The most commonly reported adverse reactions associated ... (4%-6% vs. 3%), weight gain (5%-6% vs. 1%-3%), lethargy (5% vs. 2%), nasal congestion (5% vs. 3%), SGPT increased (5% vs. 1%), and dyspepsia (5%-7% vs. 1%-4%). ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommendation on SEROQUEL XR Supplemental New Drug Applications

... (12% vs. 6%), fatigue (6%-7% vs. 2%-4%), dysarthria (5% vs. 0%), and nasal congestion (5% vs. 1%). The most commonly reported adverse reactions associated ... (4%-6% vs. 3%), weight gain (5%-6% vs. 1%-3%), lethargy (5% vs. 2%), nasal congestion (5% vs. 3%), SGPT increased (5% vs. 1%), and dyspepsia (5%-7% vs. 1%-4%). ...

Misuse of Vicks VapoRub may harm infants and toddlers

... Dr. Rubin. Even when directions are followed, VVR may make people with congestion feel more comfortable, but it does nothing to increase airflow or actually ... passages also have problems," said Dr. Rubin. "The best treatments for congestion are a bit of saline (salt water) and gentle rubber bulb suction, warm ...

Popular cold and cough treatment may create respiratory distress in young children

... age 2." Even when directions are followed, Vicks will make people with congestion more comfortable, but it does nothing to increase airflow or actually ... nasal passages also have problems," Rubin said. "The best treatments for congestion are a bit of saline (salt water) and gentle rubber bulb suction, warm ...

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Congestion in Medical Technology

Stallergenes S.A.: Positive Results From a Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial on the House Dust Mite Desensitization Tablet

... was allowed throughout the period. The adjusted average symptom score has been improved by 20% in both treated groups. In particular, the nasal congestion score has been improved by 40% (median) and the nasal pruritus by 32% (median). The safety profile has been highly satisfactory. For the same ...

Generic Substitutes Less Effective/Safe Than Branded Medications in Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

... IPSS and PVR rates increased and Qmax decreased. In addition, the men experienced several new side effects, including dizziness (4.6 percent), nasal congestion (3.2 percent) and ejaculatory dysfunction (3.6 percent) for those switching alpha blockers, and ejaculatory dysfunction (4.7 percent) and erectile ...

Video: Answer to Curing a Failing Heart May Exist in Body's Own 'Do-It-Yourself' Repair Kit

... often as a result of prior heart attack. As blood flow out of the heart slows, blood returning to the heart through the veins backs up, causing congestion in the tissues. Patients with CHF often experience swelling, fatigue and shortness of breath. It affects over five million Americans today. ...

New Studies Confirm Safety, Effectiveness of Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technology for Chronic Sinusitis

... an estimated 37 million Americans and leading to 500,000 surgeries a year. Symptoms include repeated infections, headaches, facial pain, persistent congestion and unrelenting fatigue. "The goal of sinus surgery is to open the sinuses so they can function normally, while preserving as much natural anatomy ...

Stallergenes: New Study VO 56 Highly Positive Results Conducted in an Allergen Challenge Chamber

... pollen peak, on: - Poly- and mono-sensitised patients, as well as asthmatic patients, - Every individual symptom, and in particular on nasal congestion and watery eyes. Oralair(R) Grasses is a pre-seasonal treatment: it has to be started four months before the pollen season, be maintained throughout ...

Starting Flu Vaccination in August Could Help Protect Nearly 11 Million More Children During Scheduled Doctors' Visits

... percent or more of individuals receiving FluMist and at a rate at least five percent higher than in those receiving placebo) are runny nose or nasal congestion in recipients of all ages, fever more than 100 degrees F in children two to six years of age, and sore throat in adults. FluMist may not protect ...

Clinical Update - Debio 0614 (Istaroxime) in Acute Heart Failure

... known as istaroxime, in development for the treatment of acute heart failure. Data showed that Debio 0614 is able to significantly reduce pulmonary congestion in patients admitted with worsening heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction. These findings were presented at the 57th American College of ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of Phase 2 Study With Alagebrium for Chronic Heart Failure

... primary manifestations of heart failure are dyspnea and fatigue, which may limit exercise tolerance, result in fluid retention, and lead to pulmonary congestion and peripheral edema. These abnormalities impair the functional capacity and quality of life of affected individuals. Heart failure is a major and ...

New Data Shows Veramyst Effectively Treats Symptoms of Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

... that lead to symptoms such as nasal congestion, sneezing and runny or itchy nose. This class of medicine is considered first-line therapy when nasal congestion is the primary symptom of the patient's rhinitis. About Allergic Rhinitis Allergic rhinitis (AR), known as nasal allergies, is an ...
Congestion in Medical Dictionary

Decongestants

... to nasal mucous membrane s. This reduces nasal congestion , stuffiness, and runny noses. Nasal ... blood vessels. This leads to clearing of nasal congestion , but it may also cause an increase in blood ... . Decongestants are used to treat nasal congestion and other symptoms associated with colds and ...

Nasal congestion

... Nasal congestion can interfere with the ears, hearing , and speech development. Significant congestion may interfere with sleep, cause snoring , and ... during sleep ( sleep apnea ). Nasal congestion and discharge Sore throat and postnasal drip ...

Nasal discharge

... , ... Symptoms repeated epistaxis , nasal congestion , nasal discharge , and hearing loss . A skull ... ear. headache high temperature nasal congestion or obstruction pain and tenderness in the ... histamine . Histamine causes sneezing , nasal congestion , and nasal discharge . They are due to ...

Common cold

... Definition: The common cold generally involves a runny nose, nasal congestion , and sneezing . You may also have a sore throat , cough , headache , ... tract usually begin with a thin, clear discharge from the nose. Nasal congestion and thicker mucous develop later. COMMON COLD NOTE"Most of the ...

Rhinitis

... Rhinitis is the inflammation of the nasal passages, producing nasal congestion and increased secretion of mucous. The nose is runny or stuffed up. ... only be used for short periods of time to avoid the risk of worsening congestion ("rebound" or rhinitis ... - related problems - risk factors for ...

Allergic rhinitis

... about hay fever ( allergic rhinitis ), an irritation of the nose caused by pollen . It's associated with the following allergic symptoms: nasal congestion , runny nose, sneezing , eye and nose itching , and tearing eyes . The telltale itchy, puffy, watery eyes and red, stuffy nose signal ...

Angioedema

... eyes , skin , or any area hives angioedema ( swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, and tongue ) light-headedness or fainting nasal congestion runny nose shortness of breath wheezing difficulty swallowing ... METABISULFITE - A group of compounds used as food and drug preservatives ...

Blood

... fit any category. Atkins Beverly Hills Blood Type Cabbage Soup DietSmart.com DietWatch.com EDiets. Signs: Red streaks in the fins caused by congestion of blood vessels, followed by lightening of the outer edge of the affected fins then fraying of the fin membrane and or fin rays. ...

Breathing difficulties

... of breathing difficulties caused by a deviated nasal septum , the reduction and possibly elimination of snoring , and temporary relief of nasal congestion . Mfg: CNS, Inc. with World Health Organ isation (WHO) and Department of Health (DoH) advice, travellers to affected areas should still be ...

Camphor

... as often as needed. Buckley's white rub (menthol, camphor , methyl salicylate, thymol): Topical cream for aromatic relief of nasal and chest congestion due to colds ; temporary relief of muscular aches and pains, etc. See product information. After you return from any potentional exposure, a hot ...

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Congestion in Biological News

Equity concerns raised by congestion pricing can be addressed to make approach viable

... address equity concerns early when implementing congestion pricing to improve traffic flow, as each ... Transportation policymakers often look to congestion pricing -- charging drivers more to travel ... is no single answer to the question of whether congestion pricing is equitable," said Thomas Light, ...

First comprehensive genomic study of common cold reveals new treatment targets

... which recruits various immune cells to the site of infection. These particular genes have been correlated with symptoms such as inflammation, congestion and runny nose. Other groups of active genes have also been classified; among them are genes which make antiviral compounds thought to help thwart ...

IEEE Fellow first woman to receive highest award in engineering profession

... (D.C.) Council of Governments, he organized the Washington areas first regional rideshare program and promoted telecommuting to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. He led the White House study of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1993, and served as a presidential appointee to the Mississippi ...

Bitter orange SRMs: Tools for product analysis/quality

... people of the Amazon rain forest for nausea, indigestion and constipation. Current uses of bitter orange are for heartburn, loss of appetite, nasal congestion and weight loss. Users also apply it to skin for fungal infections such as ringworm and athletes foot. Bitter orange has been used as a ...

Media highlights in the Dec. 15 issue of Biophysical Journal

... mechanism that regulates heart work with every single beat is vital to our existence. Breakdown of this cellular mechanism of control leads to lung congestion and heart failure. The force of contraction is essentially determined by the interactions of two large proteins, actin and myosin. Our group now ...

Time spent in car drives up air pollution exposure

... showed that the two main sources of pollution were diesel-fueled trucks on freeways and hard accelerations on surface streets. Surprisingly, overall congestion was only a factor on arterial roads and, even then, the highest concentrations of pollutants occurred only when vehicles were accelerating from a ...

Toll charges reduce travel time

... time of all travellers or maximising the toll incomes (revenues). Based on a toll value entered, the model iteratively calculates the impacts on road congestion and the total toll incomes and searches for an optimal composition of the toll charge. The model contains a number of variables. For example, it ...

Hopkins scientists link immune response to 'ghost' parasites and severely congested sinuses

... Johns Hopkins have linked a gene that allows for the chemical breakdown of the tough, protective casing that houses insects and worms to the severe congestion and polyp formation typical of chronic sinusitis. A team of Hopkins sinus experts has found that the gene for the enzyme, acidic mammalian ...

'Allergy cells' can aggravate cancer and psoriasis

... they act like microscopic "bombs" to trigger the release of a number of substances that give rise to the classic allergic symptoms, such as swelling, congestion and itching. The explosive reactions are activated when an allergen (such as pollen particles) binds to receptors on the surface of the mast cell, ...
Congestion in Biological Technology

FDA Approves AstraZeneca's SEROQUEL XR(R) for the Treatment of Bipolar Depression and Bipolar Mania

... (10% vs. 3%), weight gain (7% vs. 1%), dysarthria (5% vs. 0%), and nasal congestion (5% vs. 1%).(5) Important Safety Information for SEROQUEL XR SEROQUEL ... (12% vs. 6%), fatigue (6-7% vs. 2-4%), dysarthria (5% vs. 0%), and nasal congestion (5% vs. 1%). In long-term clinical trials of quetiapine, hyperglycemia ...

American Oriental Bioengineering Completes Acquisition of Guangxi Boke Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

... The Company's major revenue generating product line alleviates nasal congestion and provides sinus relief, and is available in spray, tablet, capsule and ... Boke has an exciting portfolio of products, including its nasal congestion and sinus relief products, that can be used by a large segment of the ...

HHS Awards MedImmune Contract to Manufacture Live Attenuated Nasal Spray Vaccine for Novel Influenza A (H1N1)

... percent or more of individuals receiving FluMist and at a rate at least five percent higher than in those receiving placebo) are runny nose or nasal congestion in recipients of all ages, fever more than 100 degrees F in children two to six years of age, and sore throat in adults. FluMist may not protect ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

... primary manifestations of heart failure are dyspnea and fatigue, which may limit exercise tolerance, result in fluid retention, and lead to pulmonary congestion and peripheral edema. These abnormalities impair the functional capacity and quality of life of affected individuals. Heart failure is a major ...

Bioheart, Inc. to Introduce At-Home Heart Failure Monitor for Congestive Heart Failure Patients

... tired and short of breath. As blood flow out of the heart slows, returning blood flow into the heart through the veins tends to back up. This causes congestion in tissues. Heart failure is a leading cause of hospitalizations in people over age 65. ABOUT BIOHEART, INC. Bioheart, Inc. (Nasdaq: BHRT ) is ...

Stallergenes : Sublingual Desensitisation Tablets Oralair Grasses Approved in Germany

... the pollen peak on: - poly- and mono-sensitised patients, as well as asthmatic patients, - every individual symptom, and in peculiar in nasal congestion and watery eyes Oralair(R) Grasses is a pre-coseasonal treatment: it has to be started four months before the pollen season, maintained ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Initiation of the BREAK Study of Alagebrium for Diastolic Heart Failure

... primary manifestations of heart failure are dyspnea and fatigue, which may limit exercise tolerance, result in fluid retention, and lead to pulmonary congestion and peripheral edema. These abnormalities impair the functional capacity and quality of life of affected individuals. Heart failure is a major and ...

Nycomed's Ciclesonide to be Commercialised in the United States by Sepracor

... when administered to pediatric patients. Allergic rhinitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the nasal mucosa causing sneezing, itching, nasal congestion and discharge. Seasonal allergic rhinitis is caused by substances that trigger allergies and is sometimes referred to as "hay fever". Perennial ...

Entrepreneurs Preview Liberating Technologies

... to quickly post blog updates from a photo-enabled cell phone. Users can instantly post the location of the latest party, speed trap or traffic congestion with images and text, all viewable on a map displayed on a cell phone or Web-enabled PC. Challenging Microsoft For those who want to be ...

Madisons visionary plan for a healthy economy

... withand are willing to give things up to get it, says Kotkin referring to the trend that people are willing to give up the higher salaries as well as congestion associated with larger cities in exchange to quality of life. Kotkin said these people want to be more comfortable, have a better balance between ...

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