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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...

2014-07-23 23:16:23

On July 17, 2014, ABC News reported that Kelly Ripa spoke freely on Watch What Happens Live about her regular Botox injections. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation comments on Ms. Ripa’s remarks and offers his suggestions for skin care maintenance. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 As reported on July 17, 2014 by ABC News, Kelly Ripa replied to a caller request to name her favorite beauty products, “Botox, that’s pretty much it.” Ms. Ripa went on to say that...

2014-07-22 08:31:27

Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that it is advocating against a newly proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that would change the classification of the Cochlear(TM) Baha® Implant System...

2014-07-18 23:06:51

Renowned facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Salt Lake City, Utah introduces the MACS facelift procedure and discusses the similarities and differences of other popular mini facelift procedure options advertised today. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 “As anyone who has researched facelift techniques is aware, there is constant discussion and debate regarding various types of facelifts and neck lifts, possible results, and recovery time. Sometimes it almost seems...


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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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