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2014-03-05 23:29:40

Only about 22 percent of people with hearing loss have a solution for their impairment, compared to over 95 percent for those with vision problems. iHear Medical Inc.—a medical device startup based in Northern California—is looking to change that. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 iHear is currently developing the iHear HD hearing device, a high-quality 100% digital hearing device about the size of a kidney bean. The device is miniaturized to be worn discretely inside the ear....

2014-03-05 23:00:33

Sleep Awareness Week, which takes place March 2 - 9, 2014, is an annual public education and awareness campaign to promote the importance of sleep. Atlanta Snoring Institute will be celebrating the campaign through its continued dedication to improving the health and safety of those afflicted with sleep disorders. (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The importance of sleep cannot be overemphasized. Sleep deprivation can result in mood swings, lack of concentration and energy, unsafe driving, daytime...

2014-03-04 23:01:28

NY/NJ's Premier Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy, and Audiology Practice Adds Otolaryngologist Nitin Bhatia, MD to One of Its Key Westchester Locations Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 When ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP (ENTA) formed in 1998 to more comprehensively serve the medical needs of deserving communities throughout New York and New Jersey with superior care in the fields of otolaryngology and its related sub-specialties, one of its founding offices was located in White...

2014-02-28 23:34:09

Tinnitus Miracle designed by Thomas Coleman is the latest program for chronic tinnitus sufferers who want to banish tinnitus-related symptoms quickly. A full review on the site HealthReviewCenter.com indicates if Tinnitus Miracle is worth buying. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Tinnitus is a condition characterized by swishing, ringing, and other noises that appear to be originating in the head or ear. Tinnitus Miracle is the latest program for chronic tinnitus sufferers who want to...

2014-02-28 23:01:29

Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony Geroulis is among a select few surgeons now performing a highly specialized corset neck lift procedure called a Corset Platysmaplasty. This less-invasive procedure corrects neck muscle laxity by weakening neck bands, as opposed to removing muscle as is commonly done in many neck lift procedures today. Northfield, IL (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony Geroulis is among a select few surgeons now performing a...

2014-02-28 23:00:44

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage tinnitus. We are pleased to announce the new Tinnitus Program now being offered in Audiology Associates’ Marin Offices. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Tinnitus, or persistent ringing in the ears, occurs in about 1 out of 5 people, or 50 million adults in the...

2014-02-27 23:36:02

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. American Hearing & Balance is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Torrance, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition which impacts an estimated fifty million Americans somewhere between 60 and 75 years of age. The main characteristic of tinnitus, which generally strikes more men than women, is hearing sounds that no one else is...

2014-02-27 23:30:08

Advanced Hearing Healthcare's new website gives West Hartford, CT residents access to top quality hearing healthcare information and services. West Hartford, CT (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Searching for high quality information about hearing problems and hearing aids in West Hartford can be challenging. It's very common to be swamped with promotional flyers and advertisements for hearing aids; particularly if you are over age 65. Advanced Hearing Healthcare noticed there was a need...

2014-02-27 23:30:04

The new website from Beltone of the Tri-Cities in Kingsport, TN offers visitors top quality information on hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment. Kingsport, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 It can be hard to find quality information about hearing problems and hearing aids in Kingsport. It's typical to be inundated with marketing flyers and promotions for hearing aids in Kingsport; especially if you are over age 65. Beltone of the Tri-Cities felt there was a need to provide...

2014-02-27 23:28:48

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. Harmony Hearing Centers of America is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition which impacts an estimated fifty million Americans somewhere between 60 and 75 years of age. The main characteristic of tinnitus, which generally strikes more men than women, is hearing sounds that no one else...


Latest Otolaryngology Reference Libraries

Tracheal Intubation
2013-04-30 13:26:36

Tracheal intubation (commonly known as intubation) is the placement of a flexible plastic tube into the trachea in order to maintain an open airway or to serve as a conduit through which to administer oxygen or other drugs. It is commonly performed in emergency situations and critically ill or injured patients, but intubation is also used in patients who will be undergoing a lengthy surgery that requires them to be under anesthesia for a significant number of hours. In order to intubate,...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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