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2013-11-25 23:24:16

Hearing Aid HealthCare developed the quick-reference to hearing aid types to assist residents of Palm Springs better comprehend the choices available to them. Palm Springs CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 The many different types of hearing aids and the numerous different abbreviations used to describe them make it hard for novice shoppers to perform their own research.To help buyers make sense of the many styles and the meanings of all the abbreviations, Hearing Aid HealthCare just recently...

2013-11-22 23:33:19

Andrew Parr's Tinnitus Relief Programme is now available on Amazon.com for over 50% discount, offering even more people the ability to manage, reduce and relieve the symptoms of Tinnitus, Ringing Ears and Ear Noise. Trials using similar techniques suggest that up to 90.5 % of sufferers could benefit. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Tinnitus, Ringing Ears and Ear Noise can be an extremely debilitating condition and despite the many 'miracle' claims on the internet there is still no...

2013-11-21 23:27:11

Here are 5 easy steps for looking years younger for the upcoming holidays. These ideas range from do-it-yourself to the latest advances in skincare. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 There is an old English proverb that states, 'the eyes are the window to the soul.' This saying stems from a passage in the Bible, Matthew 6:22-23. A form of this quote has been traced back to Cicero who lived from the year 106 B.C. until 43 B.C. Many different poets have used this proverb...

2013-11-21 23:00:53

Dr. Steven N. Rice of the Advanced Laser Gum Surgery Institute of Washington gives Rockville, MD and D.C-area residents a new way to stay ahead of their health by providing comprehensive oral cancer screening to his patients. Early detection is critical for any type of cancer, including cancers of the mouth, and proper screening is one type of service that Dr. Rice delivers as part of his commitment to top dental care in Rockville, MD. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Periodontal...

2013-11-19 23:29:38

Medical device company develops, manufactures products for tinnitus relief WESTMINSTER, Colo. (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has named Eula Adams CEO. “Eula Adams brings a strong international business base to Neuromonics, with a wealth of financial and organizational experience,” says Ron West, chairman of the board of directors for Neuromonics. “This step can have significant impact on the...

2013-11-19 23:01:31

SoundCure's Serenade Software Enables Sound Relief Hearing Center to Diagnose Hypermonitoring During Tinnitus Treatment San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 In October 2013, SoundCure announced the results of a patient study quantifying how patients with tinnitus (ringing in the ears) "hypermonitor" their tinnitus, the neurological phenomenon of perceiving tinnitus to be much louder than it is when measured objectively. These study results are highly statistically...

2013-11-18 12:47:31

The Ohio State University Computer processes sound, filters out background noise for the hearing-impaired Computer engineers and hearing scientists at The Ohio State University have made a potential breakthrough in solving a 50-year-old problem in hearing technology: how to help the hearing-impaired understand speech in the midst of background noise. In the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, they describe how they used the latest developments in neural networks to boost...

2013-11-14 23:25:30

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles developed the quick-reference to hearing aid types to help residents of Lake Charles better comprehend the options available to them. Lake Charles, LA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Researching hearing aids can be difficult for the novice buyer because there are numerous distinct types and numerous different abbreviations used to refer to them.To clear up some of the frustration, The Hearing Center of Lake Charles released a quick reference guide to popular...

2013-11-12 23:31:11

Medical device company develops, manufactures products for tinnitus relief Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven devices to treat tinnitus, is moving its headquarters to Westminster, Colo., from Bethlehem, Pa. “The move to Colorado is significant for customers, employees and the audiology industry,” says Duane Knight, chief operating officer of Neuromonics. He cites the Denver area’s central North American...

2013-11-12 23:19:54

Dr. Campbell’s Practice Relocates to Accommodate Expansion Sheboygan, WI (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Quintessa Aesthetic Center, home of Quintessa Medical Spa and Campbell Facial Plastic Surgery, has moved to a new office location in Sheboygan, WI. A Grand Re-Opening was held on September 12, 2013 from 9am – 7pm in celebration of the relocation. The change for Dr. Andrew Campbell’s practice came out of necessity, as the center has experienced recent growth and increased the number of...


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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