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Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial

... "There were times the ringing in my left ear just never went away, I couldn't escape the ... support to improve circulation in the inner ear for overall ear health." Fortunately after seeing a ...

Vaccine May Someday Thwart Ear Infections

... a pain-free vaccination that might thwart ear infections in children. Antibiotics are typically used to treat ear infections, and surgery is often recommended for children with recurrent ear infections. "The emergence of ...

Antibiotics May Boost Risk for Recurrent Ear Infection

... -- Repeated use of antibiotics to treat acute ear infections in young children increases the risk of recurrent ear infections by 20 percent, according to ... antibiotic amoxicillin experienced a recurrent ear infection within three years, compared with 43 ...

Need something? Talk to my right ear!

... We humans prefer to be addressed in our right ear and are more likely to perform a task when we receive the request in our right ear rather than our left. In a series of three studies1, looking at ear preference in communication between humans, Dr. ...

Survey finds that cosmetic ear surgery has the youngest age of patients

... Survey, 27.7% of otoplasties - a reshaping of the ear by placing small incisions behind the ear then reshaping or trimming the cartilage to define how and where the ear bends - are performed on those ages 13-19. ...

Survey Finds That Cosmetic Ear Surgery Has the Youngest Age of Patients

... 27.7% of otoplasties -- a reshaping of the ear by placing small incisions behind the ear then reshaping or trimming the cartilage to define how and where the ear bends -- are performed on those ages 13-19. ...

It's How You Listen That Counts

... attendees listening for over 30 seconds without ear protection face hearing damage. This is an ... you and limiting dB exposure with the use of ear protection. Each admission to the concert ... to purchase custom molded earplugs at cost ($95). ear impressions will be taken on site by Evergreen ...

Pediatric Ear Infection Vaccine Shows Promise

... rubbed into the skin appear to protect against ear infections, say researchers who tested the method ... provide a simple, inexpensive way of preventing ear infections, the researchers noted. Three ... is an effective way to prevent experimental ear infections and lays the foundation for an ...

Physician Admitted to Prestigious International Trilogic Society

... Dr. Leonard P. Berenholz, who invented an ear surgery procedure, will be admitted to the ... that Dr. Leonard P. Berenholz, who invented an ear surgery procedure, will be admitted to the ... is done when all three bones of the middle ear are missing. Either they were destroyed by ...

Lactate test made easy

... system so that it can be accommodated in an ear clip. The results could be radioed by the ear clip to a training wristwatch or a cellphone," ... which could be installed for example in an ear clip, consists of two microchips: the innovative ...

Children and teenagers at risk for noise-induced hearing loss, warn America's ENT doctors

... Americans are concerned about hearing loss due to ear buds. The survey showed that hearing loss is a ... periods of listening to music. Give your child ear plugs or ear muffs if they are involved in a loud ...

Stanford researcher's discovery of ion channel turns ear on its head

... they had a good model to explain how the inner ear translates vibrations in the air into sounds ... for the brain, but they also help protect the ear against sounds that are too loud. Through a process called adaptation, the ear adjusts the sensitivity of its ion channels to ...

Tired of Sleepless Nights?

... their sleeping problems. Sleep Pretty in Pink(R) ear Plugs, for example, have grown in popularity ... plugs, which are tailor made for women's smaller ear canals. "I recommend the Sleep Pretty in Pink ear plugs to all of my female patients," says Dr. ...

New stem cell therapy may lead to treatment for deafness

... markers that lead to the development of the inner ear as well as markers expressed by pluripotent ... of human embryonic stem cells into ear cell types. "Although considerable information has been obtained about the embryology of the ear using animal models, the lack of a human system ...

Leader in Ear Care Health Category Expands Product Line

... -- Cirrus Healthcare Products LLC, the leader in ear health and creator of EarPlanes(R) and ... Swimmer's Ear, a painful infection of the outer ear structure that affects one in every 100-250 ... revolutionary products for all aspects of ear care heath for the entire family." Cirrus ...

Blue Highway Selects Invention Machine Goldfire to Fuel Product Pipeline and Sustain Breakthrough Innovation

... Allyn's 3.5 V Diagnostic Otoscopes disposable ear specula. Otoscope is an instrument for examining the interior of the ear and doctors dispose the plastic ear speculums after examining each patient. Blue ...

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

... (PRWEB) March 4, 2009 -- ear Hearing aids have long been known to be the ... Randy Wohlers, founder of MyHearPod.com, just any ear hearing aid won't cut it for a type of hearing ... the fit of the hearing aid leaves most of the ear canal open to hear low frequencies, with only a ...

Superior Sound Amplifies Quality of Life for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

... the advantage of bypassing the outer and middle ear -- which might be blocked, damaged or otherwise ... use air conduction to transmit sound through the ear canal. However, people with a damaged middle ear cannot benefit from this type of device. The Baha ...

Arbor Pharmaceuticals Announces the Launch of XYLAREX(TM) - A New Nonantibiotic Product for the Dietary Management of Recurrent Ear Infections in Children

... to be administered daily to reduce the number of ear infections children experience. The ... to children affected by middle ear infections. XYLAREX can be administered to ... and children suffering from repeated, painful ear infections are frequently exposed to numerous ...

Vitamin supplements may protect against noise-induced hearing loss

... a few hours or days as the cells in the inner ear heal. Because repeated temporary hearing loss can ... the supplements prevented cell loss in an inner ear structure called the lateral wall, which is ... to believe these micronutrients may protect the ear against age-related changes in hearing. "I am ...

Sick as a Dog: Pets' Top Medical Conditions of 2008

... between pets and people are cute and cuddly. Take ear infections, for example, or skin rashes. Not ... of the same reasons humans visit the doctor, with ear infections the No. 1 condition for dogs and lower ... Top Feline Claims 1. ear Infections 1. Lower Urinary Tract ...

Video: Ear Infections Spark Online Conversations Among Concerned Parents

... can provide solution for early detection of ear infections LENEXA, Kan., Feb. 17 ... and tweeting away this winter on the topic of ear infections, which are the No. 1 reason for ... for advice on childhood illnesses, especially ear infections," says Joe Kessinger of Innovia ...

World Glaucoma Day Set For March 12, 2009

... The New York Eye and ear Infirmary Joins International Observance To Draw ... of glaucoma services at The New York Eye and ear Infirmary, co-founder of the World Glaucoma ... Robert Ritch, MD, and The New York Eye and ear Infirmary: For more than 30 years, Robert ...

How the Ear Protects Your Hearing

... the research could lead to drugs that protect the ear from dangerous noise, said study author Paul ... "We don't really know how things work in the ear at a cellular and molecular level. We're just ... Research has shown that this can help protect the ear from permanent damage caused by loud sounds, he ...

MedX Health Announces Initiation of Laser Acupuncture Study for Controlling Addiction

... is the stimulation of points on the external ear and in some cases meridian points in other parts ... is based on the recent observation that the ear represents a door into the endocrine and ... of those studies which supported the use of ear acupuncture for pain and addiction. About ...

Hearing Aids Offer Hope for Those Who Suffer from Persistent 'Ringing in the Ears,' Better Hearing Institute Survey Finds

... There are two main types of tinnitus: middle ear and sensorineural. Middle ear tinnitus is transmitted through the middle ear cavity, and can often be heard only by the ...

Can you hear me now? How the inner ear's sensors are made

... at the ends of cilia tiny cellular hairs in the ear that move and transmit signals these crystals ... balance and regulating movement. Dislodged ear crystals are to blame for the most common form of ... microscopy to visualize the cilia and other inner ear structures. In the control group of fish, long ...

AVMA Revises Policy on Ear Cropping and Tail Docking

... practices common in certain breeds of dogs -- ear cropping and tail docking. The revised AVMA policy states: "The AVMA opposes ear cropping and tail docking of dogs when done ... purposes. The AVMA encourages the elimination of ear cropping and tail docking from breed standards." ...

Can Vitamins and Minerals Prevent Hearing Loss?

... There was no intervention to protect the inner ear other than reducing then intensity of sound reaching it, such as ear plugs, which are not always effective. It was ... caused intense metabolic activity in the inner ear and the production of molecules that damage the ...

Can vitamins and minerals prevent hearing loss?

... There was no intervention to protect the inner ear other than reducing then intensity of sound reaching it, such as ear plugs, which are not always effective. It was ... caused intense metabolic activity in the inner ear and the production of molecules that damage the ...

Mutant Mouse Gene Offers Clues to Hearing Loss

... Variant prevented ear hair cells from pumping out excess calcium, study ... mice with one mutant copy of the Oblivion gene, ear hair cells showed some initial function but later ... In mice with two mutant copies of the gene, the ear hair cells were damaged at birth. "When we ...

MRI Detects Soft Tissue Damage Affecting Kids' Hearing

... revealed: 108 ears (40 percent) with inner ear abnormalities. 87 ears (32 percent) with ... moderate, severe or profound hearing loss in one ear had more inner ear abnormalities (62 percent) than those with ...

Prosthetic Ears Boost Hearing After Injury

... recognition for people who've lost an outer ear due to injury or cancer surgery, a new U.S. study reports. In many cases where the outer ear (pinna) has been lost, the external auditory ... a microphone at the entrance to a simulated ear canal on a life-sized plastic foam head. The ...

Early Childhood Factors Raise Risk for Snoring

... ear infections, dogs in the home, and large families ... 22 (HealthDay News) -- Suffering respiratory or ear infections in early childhood, having a dog in ... Those who suffered from recurrent otitis or ear infections as a child were 18 percent more likely ...

New Ear Tube Device Helps Treat Infections Faster

... A new device meant to make surgical treatment of ear infections safer and faster has been developed by ... of the tools used in the surgical implantation of ear ventilation tubes, has shown promising results in ... have tubes implanted for the treatment of chronic ear infections (otitis media) with effusion. The ...

To branch or not to branch

... does not look very promising as food. The ear is tiny compared to the domesticated one, and the ... studied mutations of some of the genes related to ear formation, among them, RAMOSA 1-3, which helped to transform the tiny teosinte ear with only 5-12 kernels into the large, massive ...

New research offers insight into oral cancer, chronic pediatric ear infections, and hearing health

... in the prognosis of oral tongue cancer, chronic ear infections in children, and the success rates of ... looking into the cause and treatment of chronic ear infections where fluid is present behind the ear drum (otitis media with effusion). Results from ...

Secret to Treating Tinnitus in Vets May Be Unlocked in Zebrafish

... restore electrical activity in the fish's inner ear to normal. "If they work in clinical trials in ... for possum with his grandfather without using ear protection. Later, he worked as an audiologist ... quiet. You have it in one ear, and you put that ear on the pillow, and you can hear it." Causes of ...

UT Southwestern testing new hybrid hearing device combining advantages of hearing aids, implants

... aids are typically worn on the outside of the ear by people who still have some natural hearing. Cochlear implants are surgically implanted into the ear and pick up lost middle- and higher-frequency ... is loss of what hearing is left in the ear that receives the implant. The ...

Researchers confirm link between common cold and ear infection

... most common diseases of young children: colds and ear infections. The study, which appears in the ... diseases of young children, viral colds and ear infections. It also identified the viruses associated with higher rates of ear infections. Understanding how viruses ...
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