Medicines marketed as being for 'tickly' or 'dry' coughs have the same ingredients
EXCLUSIVE Strepsils Sore Throat & Cough Lozenges has the same product licence number as its Sore Throat & Blocked Nose Lozenges. British pharmacy chain Boots is also guilty. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young women are Britain's worst snorers: One third of females aged 25-34 snore hard
A survey of sleep disorders conducted by the Royal National Throat, Nose and Ear Hospital found there has been a shift in the usual snorer suspect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a pimple in the nose?
Pimples in the nose can cause pain and discomfort. They can often result from an ingrown hair and usually go away without treatment. However, a pimple in the nose can sometimes be the sign of a more serious condition, such as an infection. Learn more about causes and how to treat a pimple in the nose here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Here ’s How to Tell if You Have a Cold or the Flu
Your nose is dripping like a leaky faucet, your throat is sore and you can’t stop sneezing. You don’t have a fever, but you feel wiped out—like you could curl up on the floor and fall asleep. Do you have a cold or the flu? If you guessed cold, you’re probably right. But experts say that differentiating the common cold (an upper respiratory infection) from the flu (influenza) can be trickier than most people assume. “There is huge overlap among non-influenza viruses and the symptoms produced by influenza and other bugs,” says Dr. Bruce Barrett, a professor of family medicine and community...
Source: TIME: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold: Relieve symptoms with this £3.50 high street remedy
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Winter illness season is fast approaching, and whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, symptoms can be difficult to handle. Alongside rest and keeping hydrated, experts recommend one high street remedy in particular. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu warning: The ‘only way’ to protect against the deadly flu virus - Dr Chris reveals
FLU virus symptoms include a runny nose, a sore throat and extreme tiredness. There ’s only one way to protect against the deadly virus this year, warns ITV This Morning’s Dr Chris Steele. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about esophageal thrush
Esophageal thrush is a fungal infection of the food pipe. It occurs when a naturally occurring fungus called Candida grows out of control. Esophageal thrush is a serious condition, causing pain and difficulty swallowing. It may also spread to other parts of the body. Learn more about esophageal thrush here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Hand Sanitizer Reduced Toddlers ’ Sick Days More Than Soap, Study Found
By Naomi Thomas, CNN (CNN) — Young children inevitably have a lot of runny noses and sore throats, but how they clean their hands could cut back on how often they miss day care, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers in Spain found that children who cleaned their hands with sanitizer instead of soap and water reduced their missed days of school, respiratory infections and antibiotic prescriptions. Researchers studied 911 children up to age 3 who attended 24 day care centers in Almería, Spain. They split the children, their families and their day care centers into three gro...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Hand Sanitizer Source Type: news

Self-Fitting Hearing Aid Receives Nod from FDA
A newly-approved device could change the way patients manage their hearing loss. Last week, FDA greenlit the Bose Hearing Aid, which is called the first such technology that doesn’t require the assistance of an audiologist or healthcare providers. The hearing aid was developed by Framingham, MA-based Bose Corp., and is intended to amplify sounds for individuals 18-years or older with perceived mild to moderate hearing impairment (hearing loss.) “Hearing loss is a significant public health issue, especially as individuals age,” Malvina Eydelman, M.D., director of the Div...
Source: MDDI - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news

FDA grants de novo nod for Bose self-fitted hearing aid
The FDA today said it granted de novo clearance to a self-fitted hearing aid made by Bose Corp. for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss. The Bose Hearing Aid is designed to allow the patient to fit, program and control the hearing aid without help from a healthcare provider, the first such device on the U.S. market, according to the FDA’s Center for Devices & Radiological Health. The device uses air conduction by amplifying the signal from microphones into earphones. Patients use a mobile app to control and adjust the device on the fly. “Hearing loss is a significant public health issue, especial...
Source: Mass Device - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance Bose Corp. Source Type: news

Inside Spirox: The challenges and successes of a physician-entrepreneur
This is the first podcast in a series produced with MPR, a product development firm that thrives on creating breakthrough products. Thanks for listening and we hope you enjoy this interview with physician-entrepreneur Dr. Iyad Saidi. The story of Spirox and its bioresorbable nasal implant is one of great success – the company sold to Entellus for $81 million in July of 2017. And six months later, Entellus was bought by Stryker for $664 million. But when Spirox co-founder Dr. Iyad Saidi first began developing his nasal device, challenges were abundant. In this interview with MassMedic president Brian Johnson, Saidi te...
Source: Mass Device - October 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Research & Development Entellus Medical Inc. MPR Spirox Source Type: news

Yes, You Should Get a Flu Shot in 2018. Here ’s Everything to Know
The 2017-2018 flu season was a bad one. The dominant viral strain, H3N2, was a particularly severe form of influenza, leading to widespread and serious illness across the country. The flu and its complications killed around 80,000 people last year, the CDC estimates, including 180 children. That’s the highest flu death toll in four decades. Experts say early indications suggest that this year’s flu season will be milder, but the memory of last winter should still serve as motivation to get the flu shot this fall. Here’s what you need to know about the 2018 flu shot. When should I get the flu shot? The CD...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Frequency completes enrollment in safety trial for hearing loss drug
Frequency Therapeutics said today that it finished enrolling participants in a single-dose safety trial for its FX-322 hearing loss drug candidate. The company’s drug candidate emerged as part of its Progenitor Cell Activation platform – the combination of small molecules are designed to activate progenitor cells and trigger the formation of new hair cells in the inner ear. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Frequency completes enrollment in safety trial for hearing loss drug appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 4, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Frequency Therapeutics Source Type: news

Best supplements to combat cold and flu: High street remedies for fighting winter illness
BEST supplements to combat cold and flu: Winter is fast approaching, and with it comes cold and flu season. A runny nose, cough and sore throat can be highly frustrating, but certain vitamins and minerals can help you fight sickness. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is chronic laryngitis?
Chronic laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that lasts for more than 3 weeks. It can cause hoarseness and other symptoms. Causes include other illnesses and certain lifestyle factors. Treatment involves resting the voice, avoiding throat irritants, and treating underlying conditions. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Which essential oils can help with ear infections?
Some essential oils have antimicrobial or antiviral properties, which makes them possible candidates for treating ear infections. Some people find that placing a small amount of diluted essential oil into or around the ear can help reduce the symptoms of ear infections, such as swelling and discharge. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for relieving a dry nose
If the insides of the nasal passages are too dry, it can cause pain, itching, scabbing, nosebleeds, and congestion. However, a dry nose is rarely a cause for concern, and a person can usually treat it themselves, by inhaling steam or by using a humidifier, nasal sprays, or nasal rinses. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies to clean your ears
Earwax naturally keeps the ear clean, free of debris, and protected from infections. Most of the time, washing around the ears is enough to keep them clean. However, in some cases, a person may wish to clean their ears. In this article, we give examples of at-home methods to clean the ears safely plus what not to do. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Passengers on 4 Southwest Flights May Have Been Exposed to Measles
A Texas resident sick with measles may have exposed passengers on four Southwest Airlines flights to the highly contagious virus, officials said. The individual took flights connecting through Houston’s Hobby Airport on Aug. 21 and 22, the Houston Health Department announced Thursday. The passenger was diagnosed with measles after traveling, a Southwest representative told TIME, but health department said the person was contagious at the time of the flights. Southwest is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to notify passengers on four flights of the possible exposure, the airline said. T...
Source: TIME: Health - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized onetime Texas Source Type: news

Advanced Bionics wins FDA nod for MRI-safe HiRes Ultra 3D cochlear implant
Sonova Holding AG (SIX:SOON) subsidiary Advanced Bionics said yesterday that it won FDA approval for its HiRes Ultra 3D cochlear implant. The newly approved implant is cleared for use during magnetic resonance imaging examinations as it features a new magnet design which provides alignment with an external magnetic field in any direction. The magnet allows users to move freely around an MRI machine’s magnetic field without pain or discomfort, or the need for removal or head bandaging, Advanced Bionics said. “After many years of research and development, the new magnet technology in our cochlear implants wi...
Source: Mass Device - August 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance Advanced Bionics LLC Sonova Holding AG Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is frontal sinusitis and what causes it?
The sinuses are cavities that produce mucus. If a person has frontal sinusitis, the cavities just behind the eyes become inflamed, and the mucus cannot drain correctly. Infections, allergies, or long-term health issues may be responsible. Here, we examine the causes of frontal sinusitis and how treatments vary. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

How to get rid of a head cold fast: Five simple remedies to alleviate symptoms
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, the symptoms of the common cold can be difficult to handle. The good news is the common cold can be treated at home and there are five remedies recommended for fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold: Five simple remedies to get fast relief and alleviate symptoms
HOW TO get rid of a cold: Whether it ’s a blocked or runny nose, sore throat, cough or headache, the symptoms of the common cold can be difficult to handle. The good news is the common cold can be treated at home and there are five remedies recommended for fast relief. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about chronic ear infections
Chronic, or recurring ear infections require medical attention. They are caused by a build-up of fluid behind the eardrum that persists or keeps coming back. Chronic ear infections are more common in children. In this article, we look at the types, causes, and treatments for chronic ear infections. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Rwanda:22 Specialists Begin Medical Camp at Kibungo Hospital
[New Times] A team of specialist doctors in ear, nose, throat (otolaryngology) and eyes (ophthalmology) from seven countries have started an outreach programme that will see dozens of Rwandans treated from Kibungo Referral Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 29, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause spots on the tongue?
There are many tiny spots or bumps on the tongue that people need for taste and sensation. But spots on the tongue that are unusual in size or appearance could be the sign of a health issue. Causes of unusual spots include lie bumps, burns, canker sores, infections, and oral cancer. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do you perceive smells that aren't there?
Some people hallucinate smells. In the first study of its kind, researchers show that phantom odor perception is more common than once thought. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

GN Hearing inks deal with Google, launches Beltone Amaze
GN Hearing (CPH:GN) this week announced it inked a partnership with Google (NSDQ:GOOG) to enable its hearing aid devices to directly stream audio from Android devices, and said it launched its Beltone Amaze hearing solution. With the Google deal, users will be able to connect and monitor their hearing aids on Android devices as well as stream audio, without the need for an intermediate device. The service will initially be available on the company’s ReSound LiNX Quattro and Beltone Amaze devices. “According to the World Health Organization, around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. T...
Source: Mass Device - August 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat GN Store Nord google Source Type: news

3 UR Medicine Specialty Programs Make U.S. News Best Hospitals List
Strong Memorial ’s Ears, Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) specialty program ranked 43rd among the nation’s hospitals, up from 53 last year, and Nephrology ranked 44th, up from 65 last year. Highland Hospital’s Gynecology specialty program ranked 45th in the nation; up from 71. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - August 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

UCLA Health hospitals again rank No. 1 in Los Angeles, No. 7 nationally
UCLA Health hospitals in Westwood and Santa Monica ranked No. 1 in Los Angeles, No. 2 in California and No. 7 nationally in the annual U.S. News& World Report assessment released today.It ’s the 29th consecutive year that U.S. News has placed UCLA Health on its honor roll, a distinction reserved for only 20 hospitals in the nation that deliver high-quality care across a range of specialties, procedures and conditions.“UCLA Health is proud to once again be recognized for comprehensive excellence in patient care,” said Johnese Spisso, president of UCLA Health and CEO of the UCLA Hospital Syste...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - August 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hear the sound a whistle makes when lodged in a boy's lungs
The unnamed boy, four, believed to be from  New Delhi, was taken to an ear, nose and throat clinic after suffering from a whistling cough for two days, with doctors capturing the noise on video. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hear the sound a whistle makes when lodged in a four-year-old boy's lungs
The unnamed boy, four, believed to be from  New Delhi, was taken to an ear, nose and throat clinic after suffering from a whistling cough for two days, with doctors capturing the noise on video. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does hydrogen peroxide remove ear wax?
Hydrogen peroxide is a common ingredient in ear drops, and it can help to soften and dissolve buildups of earwax. However, if a person has an ear infection, or the ear has been damaged, they should refrain from using drops that contain hydrogen peroxide. Learn more about removing earwax with hydrogen peroxide here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Frequency Therapeutics launches clinical trial for hearing loss drug
Frequency Therapeutics said today that the first patients have been treated in a Phase I/II clinical trial to assess its first-in-class drug candidate for hearing restoration. The 24-patient trial is slated to include people with stable sensorineural hearing loss. Participants will receive an injection of Frequency’s FX-322 or a placebo in one ear, with a follow-up visit after two weeks. After the initial follow-up visit, Frequency plans to monitor participants for another three months. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Frequency Therapeutics launches clinical tria...
Source: Mass Device - August 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Frequency Therapeutics Source Type: news

How to get rid of catarrh: Take sips of this drink to help relieve symptoms
HOW TO get rid of catarrh: Usually affecting the back of the nose, throat or sinuses, catarrh is a build-up of mucus in an airway or cavity of the body. Symptoms, including a constant need to clear your throat, can be a nuisance. But there are some easy home remedies, like taking sips of a particular drink. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are holes in tonsils normal?
Holes in the tonsils, or tonsillar crypts, can trap bacteria and become blocked with food and other debris. Some infections can cause the tonsils to become sore and inflamed. In this article, learn about the link between the holes in the tonsils and a variety of conditions, including strep throat and tonsil stones. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Intersect ENT shares tumble on Q2 results
Shares in Intersect ENT (NSDQ:XENT) fell today after the medical device maker missed sales expectations on Wall Street with its second-quarter financial results. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company posted a net loss of -$4.2 million on sales of $26.3 million for the 3 months ended June 30, for sales growth of 9.7% compared with the same period last year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Intersect ENT shares tumble on Q2 results appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 1, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Implants MassDevice Earnings Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat intersectent Source Type: news

FDA grants de novo clearance to Med-El for Bonebridge hearing implant system
Cochlear implant maker Med-El USA said yesterday it won FDA de novo clearance for its Bonebridge bone conducting hearing implant system, with plans to launch the device this year. The newly cleared system is indicated for individuals 12 years and older with conductive hearing loss, mixed hearing loss or single-sided deafness, the Durham, N.C.-based company said. The Bonebridge system consists of two components, and implanted BCI 601 device and the company’s Samba audio processor which can be worn discretely beneath the hair, Med-El said. The implant is designed to be placed completely underneath the skin, w...
Source: Mass Device - July 25, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance Med-El USA Source Type: news

Featured Review: Assessing the effects of ear drops (or sprays) to remove or aid the removal of ear wax in adults and children
This study shows that they aren’t necessarily any better than plain or salty water.”Read the full reviewVisit the Cochrane ENT websiteWednesday, July 25, 2018 (Source: Cochrane News and Events)
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 19, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Dallas doctor scores second court victory in patent dispute with Johnson & Johnson subsidiary
Lawyers from McKool Smith have scored a Patent Trial and Appeal Board win against a subsidiary of Johnson& Johnson over claims that the company infringed on technology for sinus surgery developed by a Dallas ear, nose and throat specialist. It is the second time for the McKool team, led by shareholder Ashley Moore, to score an inter partes review win for Dr. Ford Albritton IV against Irvine, California-based Acclarent, a company that develops devices for the field. A final ruling by the PTAB… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Natalie Posgate, Texas Lawbook Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about salivary gland infections
Salivary gland infections usually affect the glands under the ears (parotid glands) and the glands under the chin (submandibular glands). Having salivary stones or other blockages can lead to infections. Common symptoms include swelling, redness, and a bad taste in the mouth. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

EndoGastric Solutions raises $25m
EndoGastric Solutions has raised $25.4 million in equity from 28 investors as part of a $35.5 million offering, according to a document filed with the SEC this week. The Washington-based company has not yet publicly stated what it plans to do with its newly-acquired funds. EndoGastric Solutions sells a device designed to reconstruct the gastroesophageal valve and restore the valve’s function as a reflux barrier for people with severe gastroesophageal reflux disease. The system, called EsophyX, is deployed transorally, resulting in an incision-less fundoplication. EndoGastric Solutions’ first version o...
Source: Mass Device - July 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Surgical endogastricsolutions Source Type: news

Featured Review: Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
A team of review authors from the UK and Thailand worked with theCochrane ENT Group to evaluate the benefits ofnasal saline irrigation in people with allergic rhinitis.Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the inside of the nose caused by allergies and is common in both children and adults. Common causes include grass or tree pollen, mould, dust mites or animal dander (tiny flakes of skin). People with allergic rhinitis experience symptoms (nasal obstruction, runny nose, nasal itching and sneezing) that may affect their quality of life.Nasal saline irrigation (also known as nasal douche, wash or...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a nosebleed at night?
Nosebleeds can occur at any time, and some people only experience them at night. A range of factors may be responsible, including colds, chemical exposure, and heavy alcohol use. Home care can stop most nosebleeds, but if they recur, a person should see a doctor. Here, learn more about nighttime nosebleeds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

The FDA Approved a Topical Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweating
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a topical wipe that can help curtail excessive underarm sweating, the company behind the product announced Friday. Qbrexza is a cloth that can be applied to the skin daily to reduce perspiration by blocking sweat gland activation, according to an announcement from manufacturer Dermira. The product offers a subtle solution to the millions of people who suffer from primary focal axillary hyperhidrosis, or excessive underarm sweating, which is currently often treated with Botox and other more invasive options. In two clinical trials, Qbrexza was shown to reduce patients’ swe...
Source: TIME: Health - June 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime medicine onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does it hurt when I swallow?
People can experience pain when swallowing for a wide range of reasons. Depending on the cause, they may feel sharp or dull pain in various places, including the mouth, throat, esophagus, chest, or one or both sides of the neck. Learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of pain when swallowing here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Cochlear launches Nucleus app for Android devices
Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH) said today it launched a Google (NSDQ:GOOG) Android compatible version of its Nucleus smart application designed for use with its Nucleus 7 sound processor. With the update, users of the Nucleus 7 with Android devices can control their hearing through the linked application, and will gain access to a number of new features previously unavailable to them, the company said. Along with the release, Cochlear said it added the ForwardFocus feature to its Nucleus 7 devices, allowing wearers to hear better in “challenging listening environments.” “We are committed to giving peop...
Source: Mass Device - June 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat cochlear Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to remove earwax at home
Earwax is the body's natural way of protecting the eardrum and inner ear from damage. However, if the body produces too much earwax, a person may experience a blockage. This can lead to hearing loss and pain. In this article, learn how to remove an earwax blockage safely at home, as well as when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news