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2014-03-17 23:23:59

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Maico Audiological Services in Newport News, VA. Newport News, VA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition that affects an estimated fifty million US citizens somewhere between 60 and 75 years old. More prevalent in men as compared to women, the principal manifestation of ringing ears is...

2014-03-17 23:23:56

With rates of tinnitus on the rise, finding effective treatment options to manage the condition is essential. Audiology Affiliates is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Nearly 50 million US citizens between the ages of 60 and 75 are afflicted with a hearing ailment known as tinnitus. The key symptom of ringing in the ears, which affects significantly more men than women, is hearing tones which no one else is able to hear. Tinnitus often...

2014-03-17 23:02:05

ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA), whose 40+ offices and more than 150 board-certified ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology specialists serve communities throughout New York and New Jersey, recently inaugurated its proprietary Rapid Response Center (RRC). The RRC is a department dedicated to fielding, responding to, and directing patient calls and inquiries in areas such as appointment requests, billing issues, and insurance coverage. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 In this age...

2014-03-14 08:25:04

The First In a Series of Plastic Surgery Related E-Books Planned For Release By This Innovative Doctor & Author NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Top New York City Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Oleh Slupchynskyj has released an e-Book titled, African-American and Ethnic Rhinoplasty, for both consumers and healthcare professionals interested in Ethnic Rhinoplasty. The book, officially available for sale on Amazon Kindle is intended to fill a void of missing information available to...

2014-03-11 23:21:17

ENT & Allergy Associates, LLP is proud to announce that in Westchester County, where seven of its clinical offices are located in addition to its corporate headquarters, ENTA has signed a long term lease for a brand new, state-of-the-art clinical site at 145 Huguenot Street in New Rochelle. This facility, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2014, will replace the existing ENTA office currently located at 26 Burling Lane in New Rochelle. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 As...

2014-03-11 08:28:34

Survey Shows Increase In Cosmetic Procedures In The Under 30 Set WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The rise of 'selfies' is having a huge impact on the facial plastic surgery industry according to a new study by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). The annual poll studies a select group of the organization's 2,700 members to uncover the latest trends in facial plastic surgery. The study revealed that one in three facial plastic...

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...


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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Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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