Here ’s Why You Always Feel Sicker at Night
Whether you’re dealing with the common cold, the flu or a stomach bug, you’ve probably noticed that your symptoms feel worse at night. You’re not imagining things. Research suggests that your body’s circadian rhythms—as well as some other factors—can exacerbate your symptoms after sundown. Along with regulating your sleep, your body’s circadian clocks help manage your immune system, says Michael Smolensky, a biological rhythm researcher and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Texas. “When the immune system is activated”—like when you&r...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Research Source Type: news

Audion touts Ph1 results for hearing loss drug
Audion Therapeutics touted positive results yesterday from a Phase I trial of the company’s hearing loss drug. In 15 people with mild to moderate sensorineural hearing loss, Audion tested the safety and tolerability of its LY3056480 mediated Notch inhibitor. The drug is designed to regenerate the inner ear sensory hair cells that are lost over time. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Audion touts Ph1 results for hearing loss drug appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - February 6, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals audiontherapeutics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a benign esophageal stricture?
A benign esophageal stricture is a gradual narrowing of the esophagus that has no medical links to cancer. Learn more about the condition here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

These headphones can clean your ears
Startup SafKan developed its ear-cleaning headphones with help from a ProtoLabs grant. (Image courtesy of SafKan) Tucson-based startup SafKan has developed a pair of headphones that can professionally clean a patient’s ear in just 35 seconds. Winner of Protolabs’ Cool Idea! Award, SafKan is working on meeting customization requirements during the pivotal beta program stage for its device, OtoSet. The headphones have disposable silicone nozzles that spray a warm saline solution against the walls of the ear canal while sucking the solution and wax back into the nozzles and dispo...
Source: Mass Device - January 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Featured News Well Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Research & Development protolabs safkan Source Type: news

New west-side building for Mid-Kansas Ear, Nose & Throat going up
Simpson Construction putting up new facility for Mid-Kansas Ear, Nose& Throat (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 29, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bryan Horwath Source Type: news

Cold and flu symptoms: The simple home remedy to help get rid of a cold fast
COLD AND flu symptoms can leave you feeling really rundown and worse for wear, but rather than letting a sore throat and blocked nose slow you down, there is one simple home remedy that can help you get back on your feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is mastoiditis?
Mastoiditis is a severe infection of a bone behind the ear. The condition is rare, and symptoms include pain, fever, and swelling. Ear infections are the most common cause of mastoiditis. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

The Bacteria In Your Nose Could Protect You From The Flu
BOSTON (CBS) — Could the bacteria that live in your nose and throat help protect you from the flu? Researchers at the University of Michigan say it’s possible. Researchers collected samples of nose and throat bacteria from people who were living with someone sick with influenza. They found that people with a certain community of bacteria – in other words, a certain microbiome – were more susceptible to catching it. This suggests that the bacteria that live in people’s nasal passages or throat might affect their chances of infections and could perhaps affect how they respond to vaccines. (WBZ-T...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Olympus rejiggers medical biz
Olympus (TYO:7733) last week announced its plan to rejigger its medical device business with an eye toward gaining share in the U.S. market. The Japanese conglomerate weathered an accounting scandal in 2011 after firing its first foreign CEO, Michael Woodford, after he blew the whistle on unexplained payments worth around $1.7 billion and demanded the resignation of the former chairman and vice president. In September 2012 the company and 3 former executives pleaded guilty in Japan to cover-up charges. By 2014 Olympus was caught up in an FDA warning about power morcellators, whi...
Source: Mass Device - January 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Endoscopic / Arthroscopic Featured Wall Street Beat Olympus Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the Adam's apple
The Adam's apple is a lump of cartilage in the throat, and it develops in males and females. It has no specific use and can be surgically removed. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is pharyngitis?
Pharyngitis, or a sore throat, is an inflammation of the pharynx that can cause discomfort and difficulty swallowing. It most commonly results from viral infections, such as common colds and the flu, but bacterial infections can also cause pharyngitis. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dolor de garganta en un solo lado
Los dolores de garganta normalmente no son cosa seria, pero éstos pueden indicar una enfermedad subyacente. Continúe leyendo para aprender sobre las causas y otros síntomas. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Decibel, Cocoon tackle drug delivery to the inner ear using silk
Decibel Therapeutics and Cocoon Biotech announced yesterday that the two companies plan to work together to research drug formulations optimized for transtympanic delivery to the ear. The collaboration will make use of Cocoon’s silk fibroin platform and Decibel will have an option to exclusively license the technology on a program-by-program basis. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Decibel, Cocoon tackle drug delivery to the inner ear using silk appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 8, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Featured Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Research & Development cocoonbiotech Decibel Therapeutics Source Type: news

Health Tip: When a Child's Adenoids Act Up
-- Adenoids are a patch of tissue that are located high in the throat just behind the nose, the National Library of Medicine says. Along with the tonsils, they're part of the body's lymphatic system that's responsible for inhibiting infections and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Tivic Health ’s OTC sinus pain device wins FDA nod
  (Image courtesy of Tivic Health) Tivic Health Systems said that its ClearUP device for allergy-induced sinus pain has received 510(k) clearance from FDA.   ClearUP is an over-the-counter device that provides consumers with a simple, non-invasive and drug-free option to relieve sinus pain caused by various environmental allergies such as dust, mold, pollens and pet dander, according to the San Francisco-based company. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Tivic Health’s OTC sinus pain device wins FDA nod appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Blog Food & Drug Administration (FDA) News Well Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat tivichealth u.s.instituteforadvancedsinuscareandresearch Source Type: news

Frequency Therapeutics raises $42m for hearing regeneration drug
Frequency Therapeutics said today that it closed a $42 million Series B round to support the clinical development of its hearing regeneration drug, FX-322. The company is slated to publish top-line data from an ongoing Phase I/II study of FX-322 in the first half of the year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Frequency Therapeutics raises $42m for hearing regeneration drug appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 7, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Frequency Therapeutics Source Type: news

Heavy snorers have almost doubled in number over the past 20 years, say experts
Experts at London ’s Royal National Throat, Nose& Ear Hospital say soaring obesity rates and smartphone use could be behind the rise in rates of severe snoring. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Snoring Dangerous? Here ’s When to Worry
Winston Churchill was a notorious snorer. So, allegedly, was Queen Victoria. They have plenty of company. Roughly 1 in 3 men and 1 in 4 women snore every night or almost every night, according to statistics from the National Sleep Foundation. Why do people snore? “When we’re asleep, we tend to lose muscle tone—meaning the tongue flops back and the tissues and muscles in the throat and nose relax,” says Dr. Brett Comer, a head and neck surgeon and associate professor of otolaryngology at the University of Kentucky. As you inhale and exhale, the air passing over and between these relaxed tissues cause...
Source: TIME: Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized sleep Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: What is hearing loss?
About 25 percent of people in the U.S. between 55 and 64 have some degree of hearing loss. For those older than 65, the number of people with some hearing loss is almost 1 in 2. Dr. Matthew Carlson, a Mayo Clinic ear, nose and throat surgeon, says most people with hearing loss will benefit [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 25, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about peritonsillar abscesses
Peritonsillar abscesses form around the tonsils. They usually occur as a complication of tonsillitis and are often caused by the same bacteria. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments of peritonsillar abscesses here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diez remedios para las aftas
Este art ículo presenta varias maneras para curar las aftas y úlceras bucales de forma más rápida. Descubrirá remedios caseros y las circunstancias en las que debe visitar al médico. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Intersect ENT launches trial of drug-coated sinus balloon
Intersect ENT (NSDQ:XENT) said today that it enrolled the first patient in a trial of its Ascend drug-coated sinus balloon. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company’s device is designed to deliver mometasone furoate directly to a person’s sinuses at the time of dilation. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Intersect ENT launches trial of drug-coated sinus balloon appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Featured Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat intersectent Source Type: news

Value-based care drives KC physician practices to merge
Two Kansas City-based practices will merge, expanding Ascentist Physicians Group LLC and positioning it as the region's largest physician-owned otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) practice. Head and Neck Surgical Associates of Overland Park will become a division of Ascentist on Jan. 1 and will continue to practice under its current name and locations at Menorah Medical Center and Research Medical Center. The decision to merge stems from the push to a value-based care model, said Dr . Ronald Booth,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Lily Lieberman Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of an upper respiratory infection?
An upper respiratory infection is an illness that affects the nose and throat, causing symptoms such as sneezing and coughing. Learn more about upper respiratory infections here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to make saline solution
Saline solution is easy to make at home using salt and water. Here, we look at how to make saline solution, its uses, and how to store the solution safely. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Sonova licenses Ceva ’ s RivieraWaves Bluetooth tech for Sword 3.0 hearing aid chip
Sonova Holding AG (SIX:SOON) has inked a deal to license Ceva’s RivieraWaves Bluetooth intellectual property for use in its Sword 3.0 wireless hearing aid chip, Ceva said today. The licensed RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP platform consists of a hardware baseband controller and software protocol stack and will help power the Sword 3.0, which Sonova touts as the world’s first and only hearing aid radio chip that will fully support direct binaural streaming of audio content. “We are delighted to formally announce our partnership with Sonova, for our RivieraWaves Bluetooth IP. It’s a testament to the qu...
Source: Mass Device - November 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Research & Development Sonova Holding AG Source Type: news

E-Motion Medical wins CE Mark for acute digestive dysmotility stimulator
E-Motion Medical said yesterday that it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its E-Motion stimulation therapy system intended to treat patients with acute gastrointestinal dysmotility. The Israel-based company said that the E-Motion system is designed to deliver “unique patterns” of electrical stimulation to the esophagus using its E-Motion tube, which is placed in the same manner as a regular feeding tube. Stimulation from the newly cleared system generates contractions in the esophagus to restore natural function to the digestive system and to promote motility through the gastrointestinal tract, E-M...
Source: Mass Device - November 21, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance emotionmedical Source Type: news

Intersect ENT touts pooled analysis of steroid-releasing sinus implants
Intersect ENT (NSDQ:XENT) last week touted the publication of a pooled analysis of the company’s Propel Contour and Propel Mini steroid-eluting sinus implants. The company’s devices are designed to prop open the sinus ostia following endoscopic sinus surgery. As the implant dissolves, medicine is delivered directly to the sinus lining. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Intersect ENT touts pooled analysis of steroid-releasing sinus implants appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Clinical Trials Drug-Device Combinations Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Surgical Wall Street Beat intersectent Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is labyrinthitis?
Labyrinthitis is a condition that can occur when a cold, the flu, or a middle ear infection spreads to the inner ear. It can cause nausea, vertigo, dizziness, and hearing problems. Although symptoms often clear up on their own within a few weeks, it is important to see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Intersect ENT tops estimates with Q3 results
Shares in Intersect ENT (NSDQ:XENT) fell today even though the medical device maker topped expectations on Wall Street with its third-quarter financial results. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company posted a net loss of -$7.6 million on sales of $24.7 million for the 3 months ended Sept. 30, for sales growth of 11% compared with the same period last year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Intersect ENT tops estimates with Q3 results appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations MassDevice Earnings Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat intersectent Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best remedy for sinus drainage?
The sinuses drain down the back of the throat, and issues such as allergies, infections, and colds can make the process irritating or painful. Some home remedies include nasal irrigation and steam therapy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my tongue burning?
People may experience a burning tongue due to burning mouth syndrome (BMS) or a scald from hot food. Causes of BMS include nerve damage, underlying medical conditions, and habits, such as teeth grinding. It is possible to prevent some of the causes to minimize symptoms or stop them from reoccurring. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Earlens closes $87m offering
Earlens said today it closed an $87 million round of financing to help support continued development and a next-gen rollout of its hearing aid technology. The round was led by newly invested KCK Ltd., and joined by Exor Seets and previously invested Lightstone Ventures, CRG Partners, Windham Life Sciences Partners, Arch Healthcare, Relativity Health Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Aisling Capital, Vertex Global Healthcare, MS Pace LP, Cochlear, Mellon Foundation, Baltisches Haus Limited, GDN Holdings, Sightline Healthcare Opportunity, and Far East Ventures, the Menlo Park, Calif.-based company said. “Our team of med...
Source: Mass Device - October 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Wall Street Beat EarLens Source Type: news

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