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2013-07-08 23:21:46

Quantum Health, makers of natural over the counter treatments for colds sores, canker sores and dry mouth is offering summer savings with online downloadable coupons for Lip Clear Lysine+™, Canker Cover™ and OraMoist™. http://www.QuantumHealth.com (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 If you suffer from cold sores, canker sores or dry mouth, we feel your pain – and can help! To help you experience results you want, Quantum Health, makers of natural over the counter treatments for colds sores,...

2012-04-25 10:24:59

Special guests include WEEI's Gerry Callahan BOSTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preserving voices to help people fully experience life has been a Mass. Eye and Ear tradition for more than a century. Now the Massachusetts Legislature has passed bill S. 2107, An Act Designating World Voice Week, to raise awareness of this important sense. The bill, which was initiated by members of the World Voice Week Committee, which include Mass. Eye and Ear Director of Laryngology Dr....

2011-06-02 07:35:52

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Patients with functional dysphonia may be significantly impacted from fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression. These symptoms can lead to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, and in turn, could lead to further anxiety, fatigue and reduced voice. Functional dysphonia is a condition that affects the voice, and is caused when the muscles that control the vocal cords tighten up and lock. The disorder creates an abnormal voice with no vocal...

2011-06-01 15:03:32

Fatigue and poor health, anxiety and depression (physiological, affective and cognitive factors) may have a major impact on patients with functional dysphonia (FD), leading to time off work, reduced activity, and social withdrawal, all of which could further perpetuate and/or cause anxiety, low mood, fatigue and reduced voice use, according to new research published in the June 2011 issue of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery. Functional dysphonia (FD) is a voice disorder in which...

2010-11-08 07:00:00

ADDISON, Texas, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ULURU Inc. (NYSE Amex: ULU) today provided an update on its international commercial activities. During the first half of 2011 it is anticipated that ULURU products will be potentially introduced into 10 international markets. From licensing agreements, orders currently in hand and forecast orders, it is projected that during the first half of 2011 revenue of $1 - 1.5 million will be generated from these activities. Currently, we are working...

2009-10-05 06:10:00

Hoarseness, a common and widespread vocal health issue, is the chief complaint of patients in an inner city pediatric voice clinic. In a paper presented at the 2009 American Academy of Otolaryngology "“ Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) Annual Meeting & OTO EXPO in San Diego, researchers evaluated a database of voice patients from August 2003 to June 2008 in a tertiary care children's hospital voice clinic. Data were reviewed for demographics, medical history, voice...

2009-02-13 20:48:29

Israeli researchers say nightly doses of vitamin B12 effectively prevented recurring canker sores. The study, reported in The Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine, found the recurring canker sores -- recurrent aphthous stomatis known as RAS -- reduced significantly at five and six months of treatment with vitamin B12, regardless of initial vitamin B12 levels in the blood. During the last month of treatment a significant number of participants in the intervention group reached 'no...

2009-02-11 08:50:18

 A team of physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS), better known as "canker sores."According to lead researcher Dr. Ilia Volkov, "the frequency of RAS is as much as 25 percent in the general population, however, until now, there has been no optimal therapeutic approach."The findings were reported in the January/February issue of the The...

2007-02-27 15:01:04

The New York Otolaryngology Group (NYOG), recognized as one of the nation's leading otolaryngology practices, announced today that Dr. Jamie Koufman, a preeminent surgeon and academician specializing in voice disorders, has joined its medical practice to oversee its newly formed Voice Institute of New York. Dr. Koufman, one of the first full-time academic surgical laryngologists, has pioneered laser surgery of the vocal cords, performed in her office without incisions or anesthesia....