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Helicobacter pylori gastric infection in patients with laryn...

Chronic gastritis and H. pylori infection are risk factors for laryngeal carcinoma formation; therefore, acute...

06 Jul 2020

How Many Patients Will Be Eligible for Cochlear Implantation...

Summary The 2019 revised NICE guidance (TA566) on cochlear implantation (CI) lowered the audiological threshold at...

03 Jul 2020

A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis of Taste Dysfunction i...

Approximately 34% of patients with CRS experience hypogeusia. Neither olfactory function nor subjective taste were...

02 Jul 2020

To Study the Long Term Outcome of Endoscopic Septoplasty wit...

The medial flap inferior turbinoplasty (MFT) is technically straight forward procedure that provides long term more...

01 Jul 2020

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Patient Education

Simple Tips to Avoid Triggers Causing Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common disease worldwide. In India, around 20-30% of allergic individuals have allergic rhinitis. However, those with AR...

Maintaining Respiratory Hygiene: Cough and Sneeze Etiquettes

Respiratory hygiene is an infection prevention measure to decrease the transmission of respiratory illness like influenza, RSV, whooping cough or com...

Nasal Allergy

This input gives a brief on symptoms, triggers and complications of nasal allergy. Correct usage of nasal spray is also explained.  

Allergic Rhinitis

This document aims to help patients understand the triggers, causes and management options for allergic rhinitis; and also differentiate a common col...

Our Publications

Billargic (Bilastine Oral Solution) Monograph

Bilastine is used in management of Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis and Urticaria. Tested and trusted World wide by 104 countries. It is approved by...

Intranasal Steroids for Allergic Rhinitis: A Guide for Practitioners

The booklet addresses common queries on the role of intranasal steroids (INCS) in management of allergic rhinitis.

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

Allergic Rhinitis- From Beginning to End

Allergic rhinitis is a very common disorder that affects people of all ages, however, peaking inthe teenage years. Considered innocuous, it is...

Key Trials

Azelastine hydrochloride and Fluticasone propionate Combination Nasal Spray Safe and Effective in Allergic Rhinitis

The nasal spray containing azelastine hydrochloride (AZE) and fluticasone propionate (FP) was safe and offered better symptomatic improvement as...

Effect of Bilastine on Cognitive Functions at 4000 Meters Altitude Simulated in Hypobaric Chamber

Treatment of allergic rhinitis with 20 mg bilastine did not significantly impair the cognitive functions in individuals who require constant...

Comparison of Standard-dose Versus High-dose of Amoxicillin/ Clavulanate for the Treatment of Clinically-diagnosed Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

This study aimed to address whether higher dose of amoxicillin will lead to more rapid improvement. The study showed that acute bacterial sinusitis...

3-day Treatment with Azithromycin (10 mg/kg per day once daily), A Promising Alternative Therapy for Tonsillitis in Children

The present study compared the 3 regimens (azithromycin vs cefaclor vs amoxicillin) for the treatment of tonsillitis in children.  The study...

Slide Library

Co-morbidities of Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an organ-specific manifestation of allergic disease. It is rarely found in isolation and frequently has numerous...

 
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Allergic Rhinitis – Myths and Facts

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a very common disease with a steadily increasing prevalence. It has a significant impact on the quality of life with a...

 
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The Association Between Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis (Current Perspective)

Allergic rhinitis (AR) and asthma are both chronic heterogeneous disorders, with an overlapping epidemiology of prevalence, health care costs and...

 
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Newer Advances in Pharmacotherapy of Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is considered as a major global health problem. Management of AR continues to revolve around allergen avoidance, medications...

 
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Poll

What type of nasal packing do you prefer if direct pressure and silver nitrate cautery fail?
Gauze ribbons
27% (4 votes)
Nasal foam tampons (eg. Merocel, Rhino Rocket)
47% (7 votes)
Nasal balloon tampons (eg. Rapid Rhino)
27% (4 votes)
Total votes: 15