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NG tube holder promises patient comfort

March 12, 2010

The Dale® NasoGastric Tube Holder from Dale Medical Products, Inc., is designed for ease of use and patient comfort, and it can remain in place for

Two new microscopes launched

January 6, 2010

Seiler Instrument announces the release of two microscopes, the Seiler Evolution xR6 and the Seiler IQ, for the medical industry. The Seiler

Free video relay services for deaf and hard of hearing

January 6, 2010

American Network, Inc., introduces its Video Relay Service (VRS), americanVRS, its third relay service designed for those with hearing

Are radiation doses from CT procedures safe?

December 15, 2009

Findings from a study conducted by imaging specialists at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) show that radiation doses from common CT

Mask for combined nose/mouth/tracheostomy nebulization

October 26, 2009

The recently launched Wright Face & Tracheostomy Nebulizing Mask, from Wright Solutions, combines the two masks usually used for humidifying the

Home test for sleep apnea

October 20, 2009

Diagnosing obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) typically has required an overnight stay in a hospital or clinic sleep lab. However, many patients are

New ENT laser delivery device available

October 15, 2009

IRIDEX Corporation has recently launched its FlexFiberTM probe, intended for the delivery of laser energy during ear, nose, and throat procedures. It

STORZ expands its endorsement of STERRAD NX and 100NX sterilization systems

October 15, 2009

Karl Storz Endoscopy-America, Inc., announces that it is endorsing the STERRAD® NXTM and STERRAD 100NXTM Systems (from Advanced Sterilization

Medical transcription company offers free online storage

October 15, 2009

Established in 2003, VIVA Transcription in Santa Cruz, Calif., offers free unlimited storage of its clients’ medical transcripts on VIVA, its secure

Nasal plugs for anterior epistaxis

August 4, 2009

HemCon® Nasal Plugs are now available from HemCon Medical Technologies. Made from a PVA foam, they are impregnated with a proprietary active

New method for killing metastatic melanoma cells

August 4, 2009

Researchers have identified a new method for selectively killing metastatic melanoma cells, a discovery that could lead to new areas of drug

Speech therapy helps stuttering: Survey results released

July 30, 2009

A recent online survey conducted by the National Stuttering Association found that speech therapy helps the majority of people who stutter, but that

Top U.S. ENT hospitals named

July 30, 2009

U.S. News & World Report has released its 2009-2010 “America’s Best Hospitals” list, which includes hospitals ranked by specific specialties.

Filtered hearing protection

May 14, 2009

E.A.R., Inc. introduces HearPlugZ-DF, a multifunctional, dual-filtered hearing protector designed to allow users to hear speech better in noisy

Hearing loss prevention initiative

April 6, 2009

The rising popularity of portable entertainment devices is putting more people at risk of hearing damage. In response to this trend, Starkey Hearing

Hearing aids donated for disadvantaged children

March 17, 2009

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., in its second annual partnership with Quota International, an international service organization, is donating 100

ENT patient education system

March 17, 2009

Eyemaginations, Inc., offers Eyemaginations Office™–ENT, a software system designed to streamline and enhance the patient consultation process by

Virtual Reality Grocery Store: Help for Balance Disorders

March 4, 2009

Researchers from the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences (Pitt) and University of Pittsburgh

New Rx dietary product reduces AOM recurrence in children

March 4, 2009

Arbor Pharmaceuticals has launched xylitol (Xylarex) oral solution for the dietary management of recurrent acute otitis media (RAOM) in children.

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