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2014-08-01 10:35:50

Johns Hopkins Medicine Physicians at Johns Hopkins have developed blood and saliva tests that help accurately predict recurrences of HPV-linked oral cancers in a substantial number of patients. The tests screen for DNA fragments of the human papillomavirus (HPV) shed from cancer cells lingering in the mouth or other parts of the body. A description of the development is published in the July 31 issue of JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. "There is a window of opportunity...

2014-07-31 23:12:54

Dallas plastic surgeon and facelift specialist Dr. Rod J. Rohrich presented live demonstrations of facial anatomy, facial surgical procedures, and optimal applications of cosmetic facial fillers at the 10th annual Summer Meeting of the Cosmetic Bootcamp. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 During an annual summer didactic and live technique symposium, Dr. Rod J. Rohrich, Dallas plastic surgeon and a member of the faculty at UT Southwestern Medical Center, delivered a comprehensive...

2014-07-31 23:01:37

North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery, overseen by board-certified cosmetic surgeon Dr. Anthony Geroulis, has launched a mobile version of their website with the same user-friendly tools and features for ease of navigation. Northfield, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 North Shore Center for Facial Plastic & Cosmetic Surgery is thrilled to announce the launch of their mobile website. Their brand-new mobile version of http://www.geroulis.com/ is now easily accessible from...

2014-07-30 23:13:27

Tinnitus company increases awareness and understanding of ringing in the ears. WESTMINSTER, Colo. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Tinnitus – commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears” affects hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet it remains one of the least-understood medical conditions. Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, receives hundreds of questions each month from people seeking answers on tinnitus. Here, to...

2014-07-30 23:01:54

Dr. Mark Hamilton announces its move to a new, adjacent suite. Carmel, IN (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Hamilton Facial Plastic Surgery is happy to announce the opening of its new Carmel office on July 30th. After months of planning, Dr. Hamilton and his staff will finally be moving to the state-of-the-art suite, located only steps away from the original location. The cozy and innovative space will allow for one-on-one patient comfort, shorter wait times, and generally a more satisfying cosmetic...

2014-07-30 23:01:14

New technology allows for early detection of oral cancer. Bentonville, AR (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Throughout the month of August, Restore Dental will be providing their patients with free oral cancer screenings. Using a new technological tool called The Vue, the dental team will work to detect the disease in its early stages. Oral cancer can include cancers of the lips, tongue, cheek, mouth, sinuses, throat and other areas in and around the mouth. According to the National Cancer...

2014-07-29 23:01:06

DailyGossip.org publishes a review to the Tinnitus Miracle program. This effective new treatment developed by Thomas Coleman, promises to help patients get rid of tinnitus permanently, in a natural manner. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Daily Gossip reveals in its review that the Tinnitus Miracle program is a 5 step holistic system that will permanently eliminate all the symptoms associated to this condition. According to Thomas Coleman his natural treatment will banish symptoms...

2014-07-28 08:26:52

New Series for Otolaryngologists Documents Surgical Techniques of Masters in the Field PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry and students of medicine, introduced an innovative seven-volume series on the latest techniques in Otolaryngology--Head and Neck Surgery. Written by a team of head and neck surgeons widely recognized as among the best in the world, the new...

2014-07-25 23:01:38

Due to the prevalence of social media, especially social media that makes use of photos, more and more people are seeking facial plastic surgery. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Art of Facial Surgery has recently stepped up to meet this demand, providing services to those in Toronto who are looking for minor touch-ups to make them more photogenic. According to a study done by the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS) and published in March of 2014,...

2014-07-24 12:27:48

Latest findings confirm natural pine bark extract significantly improves inner-ear-related ailments suffered by more than 50 million Americans including vertigo, hearing loss and unsteady gait HOBOKEN, N.J., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study published in the June issue of the Minerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-all), a natural antioxidant plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves inner-ear blood flow, making it a...


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
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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