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Ear Wax Softener Can Affect Hearing, Study Reports

... Feb. 1 (HealthDay News) - An over-the-counter ear wax softener may cause inflammation and damage to the ... ears of all the animals and then introduced the wax softener, which is dropped into the ear canal, ... his colleague recommended caution in using the wax softener if the status of a person's eardrum is ...

Speedier skis on course for World Cup glory

... season. The device continuously applies fresh wax to the bottom of the ski during a race. Its ... which gradually lose their pre-applied layer of wax as they descend a slope. The gap between first ... Festival of Science in York. In ski racing, wax is applied to skis to create a lubricating effect ...

Dr. Susan Lark's Squalane Now Made From Olives, Not Sharks

... Jojoba esters are made from jojoba seed oil, which is actually a liquid wax made up of long chain wax esters. They are very stable and highly resist oxidation, making them very ...

What should a teenage girl do if she finds a lump in her breast?

... cancer per 100,000 per year, according to the National Cancer Institute. The vast majority of breast lumps in adolescents are benign and tend to wax and wane. Over time, many disappear. Many teenage girls undergo biopsy of breast lumps because of parental anxiety and surgeons' concerns, Vade said. ...

A "Healthy" Company - Geritrex Celebrates Its 30 Year Anniversary with New Rebranding Effort and Expanding Distribution Channels

... also plans to launch new healthcare products into the marketplace during the first quarter of 2009, including MIN-O-EAR™, an effective ear wax softener that will be priced about 50 percent less than similar products. For 30 years, the Geritrex Corporation has been developing and ...

Good News for Trick-or-Treaters With Braces: Renowned Chef to the Rescue With Braces-Friendly Treats

... "Typically, small problems can be solved over the phone. Loose brackets or wires can usually be made more comfortable by applying some orthodontic wax until the patient can come into the office," says Dr. George. Additionally, if a problem arises, orthodontic patients and/or their parents can ...

Aging Baby Boomers Meld Life-saving Data and Style with Lauren's Hope Fashion Medical ID Bracelet

... women's and children's medical bracelets, which can be customized for any medical condition and bracelet preference. Baby boomers can even wax nostalgic about the fashion of their youth with one of Lauren's Hope's new products: the color-changing, or "mood" bead, fashion ...

Release of Kowalski Book on Attaining Healthy Blood Pressure Coincides with Website Launch, New Endurance Products SR L-Arginine and Grape Seed Extract

... Release, Immediate Release or Chewable…The right delivery makes a difference!" It was Innovite Inc. that developed a novel wax matrix (vegetable source) sustained-release tabletting process with L-Arginine. The supplement material intended to support healthy blood pressure ...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac: June 11, 2008

... Copper and lead were used extensively to make bronze tools and weapons. The sediments suggest mining and metal usage in the region continued to wax and wane into the modern era, reflecting the environmental changes influenced by past human activity. DMD ARTICLE #2 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...

SpongeTech(R) Delivery Systems, Inc. Clarification of Yesterday's $7,500,000 Order of Uncle Norman's(TM) Pet Sponge

... are specially configured with an outer contact layer and an inner matrix, the latter of which comes pre-loaded with specially formulated soaps and wax that are released when the sponge is wetted and applied to a surface with minimal pressure. The Company's primary product line has been designed ...

SpongeTech Delivery Systems, Inc. to Donate to The Darryl Strawberry Foundation!!

... The Company's sponges are specially configured with an outer contact layer and an inner matrix, which is loaded with specially formulated soaps and wax that are released when the sponge is applied to a surface with minimal pressure. The Company's products are currently designed specifically for ...

New High Performance Gas Chromatographs and Analysis Solutions From Varian, Inc. Offer Enhanced Performance and Capabilities for More Applications

... the latest column technology from Varian including FactorFour(TM) VF- WAXms(TM), the world's first capillary column with a stabilized wax stationary phase, and the Select(TM) Biodiesel Glycerides column, the first high resolution metal capillary column specifically designed to withstand ...

Over-the-counter eardrops may cause hearing loss or damage

... of the study, recently published in The Laryngoscope, suggest that use of these medications should be discouraged. "Patients often complain that wax is blocking their ears and is causing discomfort and sometimes deafness," says Dr. Sam Daniel principal investigator of the study and director of ...

Over-the-counter eardrops may cause hearing loss or damage

... of the study, recently published in The Laryngoscope, suggest that use of these medications should be discouraged. Patients often complain that wax is blocking their ears and is causing discomfort and sometimes deafness, says Dr. Sam Daniel principal investigator of the study and director of ...

Experimental technique at GUMC offers real-time analysis of breast cancer biopsies

... the tissue is removed, researchers say. Traditionally, biopsy tissue is fixed in a solution of formaldehyde to preserve it, then it is embedded in wax and, finally, sliced and stained. While this technique reveals a lot of detail about cells, it takes a long time to prepare, Furth said. Now we can ...

Wanted: Dead Bodies (Fresh, Preferably)

... collection gives visitors the opportunity to see medical instruments of the 19th century as well as a chance to get up close and personal with both wax models and real specimens of pathological and anatomical anomalies. The museum, located on 22nd Street between Market and Chestnut streets, is open ...

Discover The Mutter Museum After Dark

... to spend a Friday evening? Try the Mutter Museum, home to one of the most intriguing medical collections on public display in the world, including wax models, fluid-preserved anatomical and pathological specimens, and skeletal and dried specimens. The Mutter Museum will extend its normal operating ...

Gels, Wax or Paste: New Styling Products for Men's Hair

... are new products that combine the best of both wax and gel. They give hair body while ... tend to be made up of either more gel or more wax depending on the desired style of hair. In most ... for men with fine hair because neither gel nor wax has served them well in the past. Wax is ...

Dry Earwax Mystery Solved: Ear Wax Gene Identified

... the participants, 64 were found to have dry wax and 54 had wet, sticky earwax. Surprisingly, a ... just one base was found to determine the type of wax produced by a person. Nearly 3 billion pairs of ... that the genetic variation associated with dry wax was documented in Koreans and northern Han ...

Olive-pomace Oil Compound Inhibits HIV Spread

... Hospital Carlos III in Madrid, established that maslinic acid, found in wax from olive skin, inhibits serin-protease, the enzyme used by HIV to ... is a pentacyclic terpene with antioxidant and anticancer effects found in wax from olive skin, together with oleanolic acid. The effects of this ...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

... which his new nose would be built. On to this base, the artist applied hot wax and sculpted a replica of the soldiers nose, something he has done many ... and required dozens of minute touch ups. Once fitted, Fletchers wax replica and stone model were each scanned by a computer to create a 3-D ...

Tissue Transfer for Skin Cancer

... the muscle and the blood vessel, and we bring it up to the eye." Dr. wax and colleagues used the free-tissue transfer technique on 43 patients. ... a head and neck surgeon and, in some cases, a plastic surgeon. Dr. wax says there are about 50 academic centers in the country doing this ...

Tinnitus Patients can Lead a Normal Life

... have also shown to be of limited application for this disorder. Various origins Tinnitus may be triggered by various factors: from a wax plug in the ear or infection in the middle ear, to hearing loss or a benign tumour. Nevertheless, the origin of the problem mostly lies in the ear ...

China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

... was formaldehyde, a chemical more famously used to embalm people, according to the China Daily. Other industrial materials included paraffin wax and various dyes including malachite green, which can be carcinogenic, were also found. Han said most of the sources of the contaminated ...

Experts Critical of a New OTC Product to Treat Psoriasis

... steroids. Gordon doesn't doubt that some people have enjoyed clearer skin after using the SkinZinc spray or other zinc products. Psoriasis can wax and wane for no obvious reason, he says, and about 5% of patients treated with nonactive placebos report dramatic benefits. In Feldman's ...

National TV Promotion Triples Calls to Smoking Cessation Hotline

... they can handle that increased traffic, he said. That represents a significant challenge. These are state-level programs, and state-level funding can wax and wane. Lirio Covey, director of the Smoking Cessation Program at Columbia University Medical Center, said the study findings are not ...

Suicide Among Returning US Soldiers on the Rise

... President Bush might make a show of laying wreaths on war memorials and wax eloquent on the services of soldiers in the war on terror. But post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is taking a severe toll on the countrys ...

Sea Massage for French Wines

... fourth consecutive year, 600 other bottles - 300 of white Burgundy and 300 of Rhone Valley Crozes-Hermitage red, the necks tightly sealed with hard wax -- were lowered into the water for a one-year sea massage. The project was the brainchild of Heude and three friends: Emmanuel George, a conch grower ...

Girl Complained of Rolling Down Stones Instead of Tears While Crying

... keep her in the hospital for a few days to study the case," said J.S. Titiyal, the doctor who is treating the 13-year-old girl. "There was some wax in her tears but no stones. Interestingly, the girl had brought some coloured stones and we are going to conduct tests on them as well. The tear ...

Burn Injuries More Common In Small Boys

... reach up and pull hot food or liquid off a stove. The non-scald injuries included a child putting its hand on a stove, standing in hot candle wax and sitting down on a barbecue grill. According to lead author Anna Carlsson, '72 percent of the burns victims were under three years old. We ...

New advance in prostate cancer management

... which are oriented in an appropriate way to expose a cross-section of the sample. These reoriented samples are then re-embedded in hot paraffin wax followed by slicing and staining. Samples processed this way retain the antigenicity, which makes it ideal to be tested for tumour progression. ...

Musical Instruments Pleasing To The Ear But Rough On The Skin

... and irritations caused by prolonged, intense contact with instruments.Some common allergic reactions include allergies to rosin -- which is used to wax the bows of stringed instruments -- and to the cane reeds used in clarinets and saxophones. The researchers also found that flautists, and brass and ...

Hearing loss can be detected by simple screening

... to the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, hearing aids do improve outcomes for this kind of deafness. The other causes of hearing loss include ear wax impaction and chronic otitis media (fluid in the middle ear). However these conditions could be cured by surgery. It's important that the physician ...
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