News tagged with nasal sprays
Hundreds of Australians were given water instead of pain-killing medication after thieves siphoned off the drugs from ambulance supplies and refilled the empty vials from the tap, officials said Tuesday.
Medications Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Flu season is here. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year five to 20 percent of Americans get the flu and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized due to flu-related complications. Flu season ...
Health Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In an advance toward development of a nasal spray that protects against infection with influenza and spread of the disease, scientists are reporting identification of a substance that activates the first-line ...
Medications Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The leading pediatricians' group in the United States is again urging parents to get all children aged 6 months or over immunized in preparation for the coming flu season.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Queenslanders can expect to endure a longer hay fever season than the rest of Australia thanks to flowering subtropical grasses.
Immunology Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- In other contexts, oxytocin is already well-known as the bliss hormone. The hormone is secreted upon stimulation by touch and is known to result in a feeling of calm and physical ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 30, 2012 | 4.2 / 5 (6) | 3 |
(HealthDay) -- Children with autism given a squirt of a nasal spray containing the hormone oxytocin showed more activity in brain regions known to be involved with processing social information, a small study ...
Autism spectrum disorders May 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(AP) -- Look for a fundamental shift in how scientists hunt ways to ward off the devastation of Alzheimer's disease - by testing possible therapies in people who don't yet show many symptoms, before too much ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Corticosteroid nasal sprays apparently are not a silver bullet when it comes to symptom relief for acute sinusitis patients, a new review suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Nicotine patches don't seem to be of much use in helping pregnant women quit smoking, a new study finds.
Health Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Federal health officials have approved the first vaccine that protects against four strains of the common flu, offering one additional layer of protection against the influenza virus that affects millions each year.
Medications Feb 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
RMIT University researchers have developed computer models to design more effective nasal sprays to provide alternate drug delivery to needles or pills.
Medications Feb 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Hot chili peppers are known to make people "tear up, but a new study led by University of Cincinnati allergy researcher Jonathan Bernstein, MD, found that a nasal spray containing an ingredient derived ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 25, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Children younger than 3 years old receive the same protective antibody response from the recommended two doses of licensed seasonal influenza vaccines regardless of whether the two doses are injected by needle, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Infection control researchers investigating a rare bacterial outbreak of Burholderia cepacia complex (Bcc) identified contaminated nasal spray as the root cause of the infections, leading to a national recall of the produc ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |