Health

How sex, sunshine and exercise makes us sneeze

As the dreaded flu season approaches you might want to consider this—research shows that a sneeze can travel up to 70cm and it can be caused by sunshine, exercise and even sex.

Medications

Successful test in humans of a nasal vaccine against pertussis

The CHILD-INNOVAC European research programme, coordinated by Inserm, has enabled the development of an innovative vaccine that can be administered intranasally, to combat pertussis, which has shown a resurgence in developed ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Effectiveness of antiviral nasal spray confirmed

Marinomed Biotechnologie GmbH today announced that new clinical data confirmed the effectiveness of a Carragelose®-based nasal spray in the therapy of common cold. The data, generated in collaboration with researchers from ...

Other

Experts discover why Rudolph's nose is red

Rudolph's nose is red because it is richly supplied with red blood cells which help to protect it from freezing and to regulate brain temperature.

Neuroscience

Nose spray for panic attacks?

(Medical Xpress) -- Max Planck researchers have succeeded in showing in experiments on mice that the anxiolytic substance neuropeptide S (NPS) can be absorbed through the nasal mucosa and unfold its effect in the brain. Having ...