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Risk of infection higher for piercing ear cartilage than lobe piercing
...g that sterile implements would not benefit from a spray
with any disinfectant, much less a contaminated one." "Clinicians should respond aggressively to potential auricular chondritis (inflammation of the ear cartilage) and consider Pseudomonas a possible cause pending culture results," the authors conclu...
Off-label use of migraine drug gives children relief, study says
... the questionnaire reported that sumatriptan nasal spray
had significantly helped their child, and 93 perce...m using the spray. Each of these children said the spray
tasted bad, and five in this group stopped using it altogether. Sumatriptan nasal spray
tastes very ...
Annals of Internal Medicine, tip sheet, March 16, 2004
... after six months, those who used a nicotine nasal spray
and those who used a skin patch quit at about the same rate (12 percent of those using the spray
and 15 percent of those using the patch) (Article, p. 426). However, smokers who were highly depende...
LSUHSC neurosurgical team discovers novel therapy for intractable hiccups
...er needed about ten injections a day, plus a nasal spray
at night, costing about $100 a day for incomplete relief. The drug was not covered by his insurance because it was prescribed for an off-label use, and Shafer could not afford the medication, plus there were side effects. According to emedicine.com...
Intranasal corticosteroid receives FDA pregnancy Category B rating for allergic rhinitis
...ing for its anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray
RHINOCORT AQUA (budesonide). The new labeling upg...ommended starting dosage for RHINOCORT AQUA is one spray
per nostril once daily. However, health care providers may recommend a higher dosage. For best res...
Study lays down genetic basis for sinus disease and nasal polyps
...ity of one day treating these defects with a nasal spray
that is specific to raising levels of CC10." "This study lays the initial groundwork for additional studies on what has been up until now a poorly understood and confounding illness," said Kim. "We now have many lead candidate genes which may play a...
U-M professor to test flu shot and nasal spray flu vaccine side by side
...son of the effectiveness of flu shots versus nasal spray
flu vaccine. Flu shots have been around since Worl...luenza in the elderly. The approval of a new nasal spray
vaccine begs the question whether those looking to stave off the flu should stick with the tried and...
Youki spray curbs spread of superbug MRSA
...come archaic tools of the past. The future is in a spray
called Youki that accelerates the healing process....ound just gets bigger." Depeche Mode's system is a spray
that encourages the skin to heal itself naturally by creating an invisible web across the wound. Ami...
New guidelines for treating pediatric migraine released
...ache Society. Among adolescents, sumatriptan nasal spray
was also found to be a safe and effective method for migraine treatment, according to the complete review of related studies published during the last 20 years. However, none of the oral triptan medications were found to be effective in treating migr...