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Homeopathic preparation better than placebo in perennial allergic

... start of treatment, the group compared changes in nasal inspiratory peak flow and visual symptom analogue ...y group had a significant objective improvement in nasal airflow compared with theplacebo group (mean difference 19.8 L/min). While both groups reported an...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Direct to Brain.

Delivering drugs via nasal spray might overcome a major obstacle to treating ...r Dr. William H. Frey II said that his team used a nasal spray to deliver insulin-like growth factor-1, a natural substance that has been shown to protect ra...

Kick Smoking with Nicotine Drink

...ption drug - 21 percent. The nicotine inhaler and nasal spray accounted for less than 3 percent. But there is widespread criticism that these forms of nicotine replacement are not always user friendly. But with the number of smokers increasing day by day and the number of diseases caused due to smoking ...

Emphasis to ban Drugs ads by Doctors

...to see who can sell more of their anthistamines of nasal sprays. The patient is at best incompletely informed and at worst deluded. Hence the proposed resolution asks the AMA to petition the FDA to ban "direct to consumer" drug ads, as this much curb the doctor-patient relationship. But the FDA's medical...

Ear infection- a new treatment

...hen divided into two groups. One group was given a nasal spray containing live growth-inhibiting bacteria, the other given a placebo. After three months followup, researchers found that 42 per cent of children given the bacteria spray had no recurrence of infection, compared with only 22 per cent of those...

Dark skin protects

...xposed to sunlight, such as genitalia, throats and nasal passages, are packed with melanin cells.In mammals, melanin is contained inside vesicles called melanosomes. Larger, more numerous melanosomes make for darker skin. Mackintosh suggests melanosomes might act like lysosomes in the immune system, which ...

Voice may be improved by surgery

...ps many times during the night - is to remodel the nasal and throat cavity through surgery. Often the problem is that the uvula - a flap of tissue at the top of the throat obstructs night-time breathing.// If the uvula is trimmed - in an operation called uvulopalatopharyngoplasty (UPPP) - the shape of th...

No allergy at all !

...other upper respiratory conditions that affect the nasal cavity and sinuses, such as a runny nose and eyes. Almost anything can cause allergy-type symptoms - perfumes, sinus infections, exercise, dust, cold air - whether it's an allergy or not. Allergy tests come in many shapes and forms. One of the bett...

Why running noses are a good thing

... cases of inhaled anthrax so far have started with nasal congestion or runny nose. Those symptoms, of course, are common in flu and many other viruses that cause wintertime respiratory ills. So asking about it can help doctors rule out anthrax. The possible overuse of antibiotics worries officials at the...

Early Clue to Down Syndrome

... you are seeing a blackness." The combination of nasal bone screening with several other Down syndrome tests can identify the disorder in more than 98 percent of babies....

Allergy Risk Increased by Kerosene Use

... speculate that the fuels may somehow irritate the nasal lining and set the stage for an inflammatory or allergic response. // The researchers studied the effects of kerosene, gasoline, and electricity on about 960 people. They have identified strong, positive associations between allergic skin sensitiza...

Nasal Spray Could Take Drugs Directly to Brain

Delivering drugs via nasal spray might overcome a major obstacle to treating ...r Dr. William H. Frey II said that his team used a nasal spray to deliver insulin-like growth factor-1, a natural substance that has been shown to protect ra...

The superior steroids

Researchers say, that a steroid nasal spray may relieve seasonal allergy symptoms better...iveness of fluticasone(Flonase)//,a corticosteroid nasal spray, with loratadine(Claritin),a nonsedating antihistamine, for treating ragweed allergy on an as-...

Nasal Spray Beats Antihistamine

Using a steroid nasal spray to quash allergy symptoms may work better th...d on an "as-needed'', rather than daily basis, the nasal spray fluticasone (Flonase) relieves// allergy symptoms such as runny nose, sneezing and congestion ...

Herbal treatment not to be sneezed at

...fully reduce sneezing, they are less effective for nasal congestion and may cause drowsiness and sedation, the author writes. About half the trial participants were randomly allocated to receive butterbur, while the other half were given the antihistamine. The butterbur tablets contained a carbon dioxide ...

FDA debates status of decongestant drugs

... PPA helps constrict blood vessels, thus relieving nasal congestion, and has been shown to aid in weight loss.// The compound is in hundreds of over-the-counter cold, cough and allergy medicines and appetite suppressants. And while products containing such ingredients are required to list such warnings o...

How to determine allergies?

...nvolved, so there is no allergy. Once exposed, the nasal membranes swell in response, leading to the too-familiar symptom of nasal congestion, perhaps accompanied by sneezing and watery eyes. The best solution is to avoid the irrit...

Herbal treatment should be estimated

...fully reduce sneezing, they are less effective for nasal congestion and may cause drowsiness and sedation. About half the trial participants were randomly allocated to receive butterbur, while the other half were given the antihistamine. The butterbur tablets contained a carbon dioxide extract of petasites...

Humming helps sinusitis

...ition involving blockage// of the area between the nasal cavity and the sinuses, and it oftensreoccurs. Re...ing up of air exchange between the sinuses and the nasal cavity.Researchers feel that it may be that a daily hum will help those at risk to keep sinusitis at...

A way to eradicate allergy

...other upper respiratory conditions that affect the nasal cavity and sinuses, such as a runny nose and eyes. Almost anything can cause allergy-type symptoms - perfumes, sinus infections, exercise, dust, cold air - whether it's an allergy or not. Allergy tests come in many shapes and forms. One of the bett...

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