Acclarent, Inc. Granted Key Patent Covering Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Technologies
...arent's earlier 7,462,175 patent are directed to methods for treating a paranasal sinus ostium, such as the maxillary sinus ostium, either through the nostril
or other routes. The patented methods include advancing a balloon through a guide and using the balloon to dilate a paranasal sinus ostium. "In addi...
Steroid Concoction May Ease Sinusitis
...luded nine people who were told to use a nasal wash, composed of 0.25 milligrams of the corticosteroid budesonide and 5 milliliters of saline, in each nostril
once a day for 30 days. The budesonide came in respules -- small, plastic, liquid-containing devices.
The researchers, from Washington University S...
Allergy Sufferers to Benefit from New, Improved Rapid Relief Medication This Spring
...le 12 years of age and older are 1 or 2 sprays per nostril
The key ingredient in ASTEPRO ... Nasal Spray were dose related (1 and 2 sprays per nostril
respectively) and included bitter taste (6%-7%), e...in 284 patients, ASTEPRO administered 2 sprays per nostril
twice daily demonstrated an onset of action vs. pl...
FDA Approves Nasacort AQ(R) Nasal Spray for Children Aged 2-5 years old
... runny nose and congestion, compared
A total of 464 patients were randomized and received either Nasacort AQ
or placebo as 1 spray per nostril
once daily for 4 weeks. To participate in
the study, patients had to have year-round allergic rhinitis diagnosed for
at least one year and reported su...
Brain surgery is getting easier on patients
... can reach the brain by passing instruments through the nose and cutting a 1-centimeter-wide hole in the skull. A surgical instrument goes through one nostril
and an endoscope through the other. An endoscope is a tube with a light and a lens. It enables the surgeon to see tissue. Using this technique, Duckwo...
New Data Presented at ACAAI Informs on the Safety and Efficacy of Nasacort AQ Nasal Spray in a Trial of Children Aged 2-5 Years Old with Year-Round Allergic Rhinitis
...ble-blind study, Nasacort AQ, given as
1 spray per nostril
once daily for 4 weeks, improved combined symptoms...ceive either Nasacort
AQ or placebo as 1 spray per nostril
once daily for 4 weeks. To participate
in the stud...t 4 weeks of Nasacort AQ, given
as 1 spray in each nostril
once daily, did not significantly affect the
Infrared Imaging for Sleep Apnea Diagnosis Shows Promise
...milar to that of the
traditional thermistor," Dr. Murthy explained. "However, the biggest
difference is that the thermistor is placed in the subject's nostril
the infrared camera is placed 6 to 8 feet from the patient's head. Also,
this method allows us to have recorded data, so we can go back and extr...
As Cold & Flu Season Nears, New Baby Nasal Aspirator Offers Safe and Effective Alternative to FDA-Discouraged Medicines
...der nasal lining can become swollen from poking. Nosefrida
is designed to be placed against the nostril, forming a seal, rather than
inserted into the nostril
like bulb aspirators. Nosefrida features a 15"
clear plastic tube that extends from a nasal nozzle, allowing the parent to
use their own suction to dr...
New Treatment Explored for Cluster Headaches
...port, who conducted the research when he was director of The New England Center for Headache in Stamford, Conn.
With a spray of zolmitriptan in one nostril
(5 milligrams) or two nostrils (10 milligrams), "We've shown [it] will rapidly relieve cluster headaches in a significant number of people," Rapoport ...
Human Sniff as Good as That of a Dog’
... an open field and 32 participants were asked to detect chocolate essential oil at 10m distance. Around 66% of them completed the trial but when their nostril
was artificially blocked they could not achieve the target.
As few of them repeated their trials to gain more practice they seem to do it faster...