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'100% Invisible' Lyric(R) Hearing Aid Wins Medical Design Excellence Award

... device that resides completely in the hearing canal where it can stay up to four months while ... other hearing aids, it is hidden deep in the ear canal and completely self contained with a unique, ... is a revolutionary device placed deep in the ear canal to provide the most natural possible hearing ...

Getting to the Root of Dental Phobia

... issue head on as part of its third annual Root canal Awareness Week, which takes place March 29 - ... many misconceptions about dental visits and root canal treatment, in particular," said Dr. Louis E. Rossman, AAE president. "Root canal Awareness Week is aimed at dispelling these ...

Dental Implants Need More Work Than Root Canals

... today are faced with the dilemma of whether root canal treatment or dental implants are the best option ... similar, saving the natural tooth through a root canal rarely requires follow-up treatment and generally ... whether a natural tooth can be saved through root canal treatment," AAE President Dr. Louis Rossman said ...

New Research Shows Dental Implants Require Significantly More Follow-Up Treatment Than Root Canals

... of treatment when evaluating between a root canal or dental implant procedure. Researchers ... and failure rates of teeth treated with a root canal (endodontically treated teeth) or extracted and ... today are faced with the dilemma of whether root canal treatment or dental implants are the best option ...

30 Years After State of Emergency Declared at Love Canal, NY Closing the 99th Street School Triggering the Federal Superfund Program; Schools & Communities Across the Nation Still at Risk of Toxic Contamination

... Many of the Children of Love canal Are Not Counted In the NY State Department of ... streets where the contaminated community of Love canal once stood. Rain or Shine WHEN: Friday, ... SPEAKERS: Lois Marie Gibbs, former Love canal Homeowners Assn. Leader, current Executive ...

joimax(R) Revolutionizes Spine Surgery With the Launch of Newest and Fully-Endoscopic Product Innovations to Treat Spinal Canal Stenosis

... bony excrescences (osteophytes) narrow the spinal canal and drastically limit the motoric and sensoric ... people in industrialised countries, spinal canal stenosis is a frequent growing disease of the ... Stenosis System a full 360 degree spinal canal treatment offering is now made available for ...

Study finds cisplatin less effective than standard treatment for patients with anal cancer

... to the standard treatment for patients with anal canal cancer, according to a study published in the ... and radiotherapy in 644 patients with anal canal cancer. The five-year disease-free survival rate ... be used as a last resort in the treatment of anal canal cancer due to its considerable affect on the ...

Watch Your Mouth: Michigan Association of Endodontists Offers Four Part Series on Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

... dental appointments." Endodontists (root canal specialist) include an evaluation of ... of Endodontists (MAE). Endodontists are root canal specialists. "When we are young, dental ... the past For patients facing an upcoming root canal there is good news - painful root canals are a ...

Fetal surgeon shows for first time that laser procedure may treat vasa previa

... in which placental blood vessels block the birth canal and can rupture during labor, leaving the baby ... crossing the cervical entrance to the birth canal beneath the baby, so that the vessels would not ... between the fetus and the opening to the birth canal (cervix). Such exposed vessels are prone to ...

Survey confirms Americans prefer root canal treatment by endodontists

... to perform the procedure. Painful root canal treatment is a thing of the past thanks to advances pioneered by endodontists, the root canal specialists. In a just released L.C. Williams & ... of individuals who previously underwent a root canal by an endodontist would return to the specialist ...

Anthropologist's studies of childbirth bring new focus on women in evolution

... to back, and the shoulders are 12 centimeters across. And today the birth canal is a twisty tunnel subjecting the infant to a series of complex twists and ... notes. How will women and childbirth continue to evolve? Will the birth canal grow narrower, or wider? Will childbirth become more painful, or easier? ...

Blissport Unveils the Best Honeymoon Destinations on Italy's Adriatic Coast for 2009

... on the highest terrace in Venice, and breathtaking views of the Grand canal as well as St. Mark's Square; Hotel Cipriani, famous for it's exclusivity, ... on the highest terrace in Venice, and breathtaking views of the Grand canal as well as St. Mark's Square; Hotel Cipriani, famous for it's exclusivity, ...

ENT doctors release national guideline on treatment for common cause of dizziness

... A strong recommendation for clinicians to diagnose posterior semicircular canal BPPV with an office-based diagnostic test (the Dix-Hallpike maneuver, ... test patients for a second type of BPPV affecting the lateral semicircular canal when initial testing is not conclusive (using the supine roll test). ...

Dental Crown in Mexico -- Medical Tourism Corporation Assists US Teen with Huge Savings

... chipped off -- that was replaced by a crown teeth. I had to go for root canal and a post put in and a crown put on top of that. My Tijuana, Mexico ... Andy adds, "The coolest thing was that my eight fillings, root canal and dental crown were all done in one day. Here in the States, I'd have to ...

Prosthetic Ears Boost Hearing After Injury

... cases where the outer ear (pinna) has been lost, the external auditory canal is usually intact, and the remainder of the person's hearing system should ... the study, they attached a microphone at the entrance to a simulated ear canal on a life-sized plastic foam head. The microphone measured sound pressure ...

Vertos Medical Inc. Presents Clinical Data of its MILD™ Procedure at the 5th Annual Innovative Techniques in Spine Surgery Conference in Los Cabos, Mexico

... is a simple, percutaneous, fluoroscopically guided treatment for central canal Lumbar Spinal Stenosis,(LSS). MILD can be performed under local ... is a simple, percutaneous, fluoroscopically guided treatment for central canal Lumbar Spinal Stenosis,(LSS). MILD can be performed under local ...

New Ear Tube Device Helps Treat Infections Faster

... steel rod reduces time of anesthesia, number of instruments inserted into canal WEDNESDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- A new device meant to ... Health System, said in a prepared statement. "The skin of the ear canal is some of the thinnest skin in all of the body, so one little touch on ...

Why do astronauts suffer from space sickness?

... proved to have high otolith asymmetry and more sensitive otolith and canal systems. These people could not be classified as sensitive or ... alone, but could on the basis of a combination of various otolith and canal features. This demonstrates that the entire organ of balance is involved ...

New Anal Cancer Therapy Fails to Improve Outcomes

... 22 (HealthDay News) -- Compared to the standard treatment regimen for anal canal cancer, the use of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin before other treatments ... study. Currently, the preferred primary therapy for patients with anal canal cancer is chemoradiation (concurrent use of radiation and the anti-cancer ...

Photo: Kyphon and the X-STOP(R) IPD(R) Procedure to be Featured on American Health Radio on Monday, September 24, 2007

... and elderly population and results from a narrowing in the lumbar spinal canal that carries nerves to the legs. As this space in the lower spine shrinks, ... of LSS. It is designed to limit extension of the lumbar spine and keep the canal open in the lower spine that carries nerves to the legs thereby relieving ...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

... last because the baby's body might not have stretched the cervix sufficiently. And a prolapsed cord -- when the umbilical cord slips into the birth canal before the baby, stopping the flow of blood to the baby -- is another increased risk in vaginal deliveries of breech babies. The standard way to ...

'Here Comes the Sun': Celebrity Equinox Named in Southampton

... attention to detail. Celebrity sails in Alaska, California, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, Europe, Galapagos Islands, the Pacific Coast, Panama canal and South America. The line also offers unique cruisetour vacations in Alaska, Canada, Europe and South America. Noted for four of the top 10 "Top ...

Painkillers May Be Good for the Prostate

... prostatic hyperplasia, affects many men after age 40. The gland, about the size of a walnut, is below the bladder and surrounds the urine-carrying canal or urethra. The gland often enlarges in older men, making urination difficult. But men in St. Sauver's study who took painkillers daily had more ...

Stephen D. Faro Joins North American Spine as Chief Operating Officer

... performing the state-of-the-art, minimally invasive AccuraScope(TM) procedure. The procedure allows physicians to examine the inside of the spinal canal and the discs of the lower back to identify, diagnose and treat any tears, ruptures, herniations, bulges or other abnormalities - many of which ...

2009 Catholic Health Assembly to Focus on Hope in a Time of Hardship and Adapting for the Future in a Time of Health Reform

... recycled materials (discarded water bottles and food containers). The assembly headquarters hotel is the Sheraton New Orleans , 500 canal St., New Orleans. Representatives of news organizations interested in attending are asked to contact Fred Caesar at (504) 681-5451 or (202) 256-2952 ...

Kenneth L. Reed, M.D. Performs First State of the Art AccuraScope(TM) Procedure in Dallas

... national expansion. Dr. Reed is specially trained on the AccuraScope(TM) procedure which allows physicians to examine the inside of the spinal canal and the discs of the lower back to identify, diagnose and treat any tears, ruptures, herniations, bulges or other abnormalities - many of which ...

Chamberlain Group Announces New Uterine Robotic Surgery Training Device

... the physician may perform a colpotomy (separating the uterus from the vagina) which is a skill performed during a hysterectomy. The remaining vaginal canal may then be affixed to mesh and a sacrocolpopexy performed by attaching the mesh to the available sacral tissue. Trainers Developed for ...

Fish researcher demonstrates first 'non-visual feeding' by African cichlids

... using its lateral line sensory system to detect minute vibrations made by prey hidden in the sediments. The lateral line system is composed of a canal embedded in the scales along the side of the body of a fish, around its eyes and on its lower jaw, which contain small groups of sensory hair cells ...

Capitol Hill Briefing Scheduled for April 15th About Homelessness and Mental Illness

... by Paramount Pictures to theaters nationwide on April 24th. A DreamWorks Pictures/Universal Pictures presentation in association with Studio canal and Participant Media, the film is based on the true story of the relationship between Los Angeles Times columnist Steve Lopez and Nathaniel ...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Cautions Patients: Don't Forgo Dental Visits Because of the Economy

... a dentist. That toothache could be the symptom of tooth decay, and the longer it remains untreated, the more likely it will later require a root canal and crown. The tough economic times could also be causing an increase in another dental problem called bruxism, more commonly known as teeth ...

Major Milestone Reached in Global Maternal Health

... of the baby cannot pass safely through the mother's birth canal. The baby often dies and the mother is left with an abnormal opening in the birth canal and chronic incontinence. If left untreated, fistula can lead to skin ulcerations and infections, kidney disease, social isolation, and even death. ...

NovaLign(TM) Orthopaedics, Inc. Announces its First 510(K) Clearance From the FDA for New Intramedullary Fixation System

... the nearby joint space," said James P. Stannard, M.D., professor of surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham . By entering the medullary canal from outside of the joint, NovaLign's goal is to avoid damage to the surrounding tissue thereby minimizing the complications that may be experienced ...

IlluminOss(TM) Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System Receives CE Mark

... just a small 4.5mm pathway into the bone to stabilize it. A small diameter balloon catheter and light fiber are inserted into the intramedullary canal of the bone. A photo sensitive, liquid monomer is then infused into the balloon. The monomer expands the balloon to fit the contours of the ...

On World Glaucoma Day, Keep an Eye on the Future

... the eye increases over time due to poor drainage of the aqueous humor. Angle-closure glaucoma - when the iris is too close to the drainage canal (trabecular meshwork). The only modifiable glaucoma risk factor is high eye pressure, though it is possible to develop the ...

All Hearing Aids Are not Created Equal According To MyHearPod.com Founder

... person gets an open fitting when they have high frequency hearing loss . An open fitting is when the fit of the hearing aid leaves most of the ear canal open to hear low frequencies, with only a small tip in the ear to amplify the high frequencies. By using any hearing aid that fills up the ear ...

Compassionate Friends Bereavement Organization Recognizes 141 Compassionate Employers Nationwide

... Edwards, Greensboro; Hardin Construction Company, Raleigh; Jones Family Practice, Shelby; OHIO: Career Tech, Willoughby; Community Health Care, Inc, canal Fulton; Health Care Management Group, Cincinnati; Laser Care, Batavia; Motor Carrier Service, Northwood; Tween Brands Inc., New Albany; ...

Artificial disc replacement as good or better than spinal fusion surgery

... functions like a shock absorber between the vertebrae. When a disc ruptures, or becomes herniated, the squishy disc tissue can spread into the spinal canal and press against nerves, causing numbness, weakness or pain. For years, the surgery to treat cervical disc disease relieved pressure by removing ...

IlluminOss Announces First Human Case Utilizing Its Innovative Photodynamic Bone Stabilization System Technology

... just a small 4.5mm pathway into the bone to stabilize it. A small diameter balloon catheter and light fiber are inserted into the intramedullary canal of the bone. A photo sensitive, liquid monomer is then infused into the balloon. The monomer expands the balloon to fit the contours of the ...

Top Latin American Television Companies Commit to Addressing AIDS

... collaboration and leverages resources among media across the region to increase knowledge and reduce stigma. Founding members of IMLAS include: canal 13 (Argentina), Ecuavisa (Ecuador), TC Television (Ecuador), Telefe (Argentina), Televisa (Mexico), TV Azteca (Mexico), and TV Globo (Brazil). The ...

Know Your G Spot

... the filler is placed in the tissue of the G spot. By doing this, it thickens the tissue in this area, and projects it slightly into the vaginal canal where stimulation is much more intense. The effects are immediate. This is a virtually painless procedure that takes about one minute. It ...
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