Tag: "rhinitis" at biology news
Nasal contribution to breathing with exercise: The effect of race and gender
...s reported seasonal nasal allergies and associated rhinitis
but were asymptomatic during the time of study. Forced expiratory volume and forced vital capacity were determined for each subject by spirometry. A measure of each subject's predicted maximum exercise capacity on a cycle ergometer was determined. W...
Chemists at four pharmaceutical companies named Heroes for treating childhood conditions
...on for the relief of symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis
in patients two years and older. Singulair® works by blocking substances in the body called leukotrienes, an underlying cause of asthma and allergy symptoms. Pfizer Inc, Ann Arbor, Mich. , developed Neurontin®, an anticonvulsant used to tre...
'Man's best friend' may be even better
...lt than one would think. Several animal models of rhinitis
have been used in previous research but the result...rgen would precipitate the development of allergic rhinitis
that was responsive to treatment with a-adrenergic agonists. To test this hypothesis, they evaluate...
Xyzal shows significant improvements in quality of life for persistent allergic rhinitis sufferers
...d to placebo, in patients with persistent allergic rhinitis
(PER). Quality of life was assessed using a univ...tis and its Impact on Asthma) guidelines. Allergic rhinitis
was previously subdivided into seasonal, perennial and occupational, based on time of exposure to al...
Growing human antibodies in algae
...uman clinical trials for the treatment of allergic rhinitis
and asthma. Unfortunately, the costs of producing the antibody, coupled with the relatively small amounts which can be produced with current technologies, has severely limited its availability. In cases where scientists want to make an abundance of ...
Subjects lying face up reveal a reduced ability for 'nasal air conditioning'
...Six healthy volunteers with no history of allergic rhinitis
(5 men and 1 woman; ages 19 to 31 years, mean, 24 years) were recruited to participate in this study. Their nonallergic status was confirmed by negative skin puncture testing with a panel of common allergens in the Chicago area. No subjects were tak...
APS August/September journal hot picks
...? Summary: It has been suggested that asthma and rhinitis
(nasal allergy) represent two different combinatio...isease. An important difference between asthma and rhinitis
alone is the fact that a much greater dose of allergen is necessary to cause significant bronchocons...