Tag: "sinusitis" at medical news
Endoscopic sinus surgery is safe, effective in older patients
...sive surgery to alleviate the pain and pressure of sinusitis
is a safe, effective therapy for geriatric patient...ore easily infected." Despite the high incidence, sinusitis
can go untreated in some elderly patients because other conditions take priority and/or create the p...
All chronic sinusitis is not created equal, study finds
...oscope. "The way we have been reporting on chronic sinusitis
is we lump it all together so we are comparing app...include eosinophil levels on pathology reports for sinusitis
patients at MCG Medical Center, a step that could also be taken by other hospitals. The ability to b...
Sinusitis, bronchitis account for more than 30 million missed workdays each year
...om survey of 606 self-identified recurrent chronic sinusitis
or bronchitis sufferers, roughly one quarter (24.9...from work to stay home with children who developed sinusitis
or bronchitis. About 21 percent of parents missed one to two days of work to care for their children...
Study lays down genetic basis for sinus disease and nasal polyps
...s. "This was a fishing expedition of sorts for sinusitis
research, and a nontraditional approach from a sci...t it in the future. "There is no cure for chronic sinusitis
and nasal polyps. The symptoms associated with this condition, such as facial pain and postnasal dr...
Chronic sinusitis sufferers have enhanced immune responses to fungi
...itis--nearly 30 million people were diagnosed with sinusitis
in 2002, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Con...amples taken from 18 people diagnosed with chronic sinusitis
with blood samples from 15 healthy volunteers. Nasal secretions from the two groups were also examin...
New study shows sinus surgery can improve chronic fatigue
...Knowing there is a documented relationship between sinusitis
and chronic fatigue, it seemed important to examin...ow that the medical cost for a person with chronic sinusitis
without surgery is $921 per year which includes medications and physician visits. If job income loss...
Electronic nose device proves effective for diagnosing pneumonia and sinusitis
...e e-nose was effective at diagnosing 82 percent of sinusitis
cases among 22 patients, one half infected and the...t exhaled breath can be analyzed for pneumonia and sinusitis
using a commercially available e-nose device," said lead investigator for the sinusitis
study and co...
Odorants enhance survival of olfactory neurons
...eurons die during a number of conditions including sinusitis
and head injury. In addition, we lose about 1% of our sense of smell per year as we age, and olfaction loss is associated with several neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The data in this paper suggests that dru...
Prevalence of chronic sinusitis may be lower than commonly reported
CHICAGO The prevalence of chronic sinusitis
may be much lower than previously estimated and re...rgery , one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Chronic sinusitis
is inflammation of the sinuses that lasts for more than 90 days, and often longer. According to bac...
Call for entries: The AAAAI presents the 4th Annual Samter Journalism Award
Allergic disorders including asthma, allergies, sinusitis
and allergic skin disorders affect 20% of the U.S. population, and the prevalence continues to increase. As a result, the need for accurate, helpful and up-to-date information on these topics is in great demand. The Samter Journalism Award is given t...
Diagnosing chronic fatigue? Check for sinusitis
...ther. Also newly noted was a relationship between sinusitis
and unexplained body pain. These findings offer n...ting significant fatigue and pain in patients with sinusitis
and dramatic improvement after sinus surgery. A Harvard study showed that fatigue and pain scores o...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for July (second issue)
...r daily episodes of humming can reduce the risk of sinusitis
in patients susceptible to upper respiratory infection (URI). (Sinusitis, a common illness reported by 14 percent of the U.S. population, involves the inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses, usually from URI.) The researchers, who tested 10 h...
Study shows infliximab can prolong remissions in Crohns disease
...r respiratory infections, headache, cough, nausea, sinusitis
or mild reactions such as rash or itchy skin. In rare cases, people with de-myelinating disease who were treated with infliximab have seen their symptoms intensify....
Higher rate of improvement, lower rate of adverse effects with clarithromycin for acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis
...cus pyogenes; for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
due to Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, or Streptococcus pneumoniae; for the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Haemophilus parainfluenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis; or Strepto...
Biaxin XL (R) (Clarithromycin extended-release tablets) and Levaquin(R) achieve similar results for community-acquired pneumonia
... the treatment of mild-to-moderate acute maxillary sinusitis
and acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronch...ons in adults for the treatment of acute maxillary sinusitis
(AMS) caused by Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, or Streptococcus pneumoniae, and acut...
Study shows infliximab can maintain long-term remissions in Crohns disease
...r respiratory infections, headache, cough, nausea, sinusitis
or mild reactions to the infusion such as rash or itchy skin....
Most children with acute sinusitis recover without antibiotics
...e effects of treatment, a relapse or recurrence of sinusitis
and parent satisfaction with treatment also were noted. Seventy-nine percent of the children on amoxicillin improved after 14 days, as did 81 percent of those on amoxicillin-clavulanate and 79 percent of those on the placebo. Side effects such...
Aventis Pharmaceuticals Allegra (Fexofenadine Hcl) 30-Mg tablets now available to treat seasonal allergies, chronic hives in children 6 to 11 years
... 12 years and older are back pain (2.2% vs. 1.1%), sinusitis
(2.2% vs. 1.1%), dizziness (2.2% vs. 0.6%), and drowsiness (2.2% vs. 0.0%). Because Allegra-D® (fexofenadine HCl 60 mg/pseudoephedrine HCl 120 mg) Extended-Release Tablets contain pseudoephedrine (the decongestant in most over-the-counter aller...