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

Medical News Today: How to treat and prevent ear barotrauma
Ear barotrauma is a condition that occurs due to a change in pressure around the ear. It often causes pain or discomfort in the ear, and can also affect hearing. Ear barotrauma usually resolves itself, but it can sometimes be chronic and require surgery. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Preceptis Medical closes Series B
Preceptis Medical said yesterday it closed a Series B round of financing to help support its Hummingbird tympanostomy tube system designed for pediatric ear tube placement procedures. The Plymouth, Minn.-based company’s Hummingbrid TTS tympanostomy tube system is designed to reduce pain for pediatric patients undergoing ear tube procedures, allowing moderate, conscious sedation with no need for general anesthesia. Preceptis said the Series B financing round was led by Montesy Helen Limited, and will support the expansion of the company’s commercial infrastructure, the completion of an office study and for ...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Preceptis Medical Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about glossitis
Glossitis is a condition where the tongue becomes inflamed and swollen. A range of factors, including allergies, anemia, and vitamin B12 deficiencies can lead to glossitis. The best treatment will depend on the underlying cause. Read on for more information about the symptoms, causes, and treatment for glossitis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I feel pain in my ear when swallowing?
The ears are linked to the nose and throat, and infections in any of these areas can cause ear pain when swallowing. A range of other issues, such as dental abscesses and joint damage, can also cause this pain. Here, learn about the many causes and their symptoms and treatments. We also describe when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Stryker Strikes Out Rumors of Boston Scientific Merger
After two days of speculation based on a Wall Street Journal report published Monday, Stryker disclosed on a regulatory form that it is "not in discussions with Boston Scientific Corporation regarding a potential acquisition." On Monday, in response to questions regarding the WSJ report, a Stryker spokesperson told MD+DI that the company does not comment on potential M&As. The rumored deal boosted Boston Scientific shares by nearly 10% Monday while Stryker's stock dropped about 3%. As of 1 PM Eastern Time on Wednesday, Stryker's stock was trending in the green, up nearly 3% ($4.79) to $167.33. Meanwhile,...
Source: MDDI - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Common symptoms of a sinus infection
Sinus infections, or sinusitis, occur when a virus of bacteria enters the sinuses. The symptoms of sinusitis are similar to a cold, but it also involves a feeling of pressure and congestion in the sinuses. Read on for a list of common symptoms and treatments for sinus infections. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Mercy Health launches brain tumor center
Mercy Health is partnering with two of the region ’s largest independent physician groups to launch the Brain Tumor Center at Jewish Hospital in Kenwood. The collaboration aligns the Cincinnati-based Mercy Heath hospital system with Norwood-based Mayfield Brain& Spine and Linwood-based cancer-care specialist OHC Inc. The Brain Tumor Center at 4777 E. Galbraith Road includes 22 physicians who specialize in neurosurgery, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), radiation oncology, medical oncology,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Is Stryker Trying to Strike a Deal with Boston Scientific?
The Wall Street Journal shook things up in the medical device industry Monday morning with a report that Stryker has approached Boston Scientific with a takeover bid. Boston Scientific shares soared nearly 10% after the news broke, but Stryker's shares dropped about 3%. The report cited sources familiar with the deal but it is unclear if Boston Scientific is receptive to the bid. If the deal actually happens, it would easily be the largest M&A the industry has seen so far this year and would create a formidable medical device company with a combined value of more than $110 billion. A spokesperson for Boston Scientific ...
Source: MDDI - June 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Ingesting honey after swallowing button battery reduces injury and improves outcomes
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) A team of ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialists has demonstrated that eating honey after swallowing a button battery has the potential to reduce serious injuries in small children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get a bug out of your ear
Although most people would hate the idea of a bug being in their ear, it is essential to remain calm to get it out. Fortunately, there are home remedies that can help remove insects from the ear. In this article, we look at how to remove a bug whether it is dead or still alive. We also explain when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about a Schatzki ring
A Schatzki ring is a band of tissue that can develop at the lower end of the food pipe. It makes the pipe narrower, which may lead to difficulty swallowing. A Schatzki ring is noncancerous, but certain procedures can help if a ring is causing problems. Here, learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

FDA clears first artificial iris from HumanOptics
The FDA today granted pre-market approval and a breakthrough device designation for HumanOptics‘ CustomFlex artificial iris, touting it as the first stand-alone prosthetic iris to win approval in the US. The CustomFlex artificial iris is designed to be surgically implanted in adults and children to treat individuals whose iris is completely missing or damaged due to either a congenital condition called aniridia or other damage to the eye, according to an FDA release. The newly cleared device is also indicated to treat iris defects due to other reasons or conditions, such as albinism, traumatic injury or surgical remo...
Source: Mass Device - May 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Optical/Ophthalmic Pre-Market Approval (PMA) Regulatory/Compliance humanoptics Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Artificial Iris
A German company has become the first to score FDA approval for a stand-alone prosthetic iris in the United States. The agency said Wednesday afternoon that it approved the CustomFlex Artificial Iris, made by Erlangen, Germany-based HumanOptics. The device, which is surgically implanted, is approved to treat adults and children whose iris is completely missing or damaged due to a congenital condition called aniridia or other damage to the eye. “Patients with iris defects may experience severe vision problems, as well as dissatisfaction with the appearance of their eye,” said Malvina Eydelman, MD, dire...
Source: MDDI - May 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Implants Source Type: news

Neurent Medical sniffs out $11m for rhinitis device
Neurent Medical reportedly sniffed out a funding round of nearly $12 million for the minimally invasive rhinitis treatment it’s developing. The €9.3 million round for Oranmore, Ireland-based Neurent was led by Irish venture capital shop Fountain Healthcare Partners and included participation from Atlantic Bridge, Ireland’s Western Development Commission, Enterprise Ireland and a syndicate of U.S. and Irish medical device veterans, the Irish Times reported. According to its website, the single-use Neurent device uses radiofrequency energy to “interrupt the autonomic function within the ...
Source: Mass Device - May 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Wall Street Beat Neurent Medical Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about otomycosis
Otomycosis is a fungal infection in the outer ear canal, usually caused by the Aspergillus fungus. It can be painful, causing inflammation, flaking skin, and ear discharge. Otomycosis usually responds well to antifungal eardrops or creams. Learn about otomycosis here and how it can become chronic. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

PavMed subsidiary Lucid Dx inks licensing deal with Case Western Univ.
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) subsidiary Lucid Diagnostics said today it finalized a licensing agreement with Case Western Reserve University to commercialize its EsoCheck non-invasive cell sampling device and DNA biomarker test. The New York-based company said that the EsoCheck device has been shown to effectively and accurately detect Barrett’s Esophagus, which is a precursor to the most common and lethal forms of esophageal cancer caused by Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. The EsoCheck test is composed of a pill-sized capsule with a small inflatable balloon attached to a thin catheter. The patient swallows the capsule, ...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pavmed Source Type: news

Med-El wins FDA nod for Rondo 2 cochlear implant audio processor
Cochlear implant maker Med-El USA said today it won FDA approval for its Rondo 2 cochlear implant audio processor with an expected launch of the device this fall. The Durham, N.C.-based ocmpany said the newly cleared Rondo 2 audio processor features wireless charging capabilities that allow the device to fully recharge in four hours after being placed onto a charging pad, and can provide 18 hours of battery life. The system is designed to be worn off the ear and can connect to cell phones, televisions, Bluetooth neckloops and hearing induction loops, Med-EL said, and can be discreetly hidden under hair. “Rondo 2...
Source: Mass Device - May 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Regulatory/Compliance Med-El USA Source Type: news

Sivantos, Widex merge to form 3rd largest hearing aid maker
Hearing aid maker Sivantos, formerly Siemens (NYSE:SI) audiology biz now owned by PE firm EQT, announced plans this week to merge with Danish hearing aid maker Widex in a deal that could make the merged group the third largest player in the hearing aid market, according to a Reuters report. The merged company is expected to have combined revenues of approximately $1.9 billion (EU €1.6 billion), EQT said in a press release, and will allow for expanded investment into future technology and software for treating hearing loss. The newly merged group has not yet decided on a new name or announced which of the com...
Source: Mass Device - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat sivantos widex Source Type: news

Hay fever symptoms: Using nasal spray for more than three days can have this side effect
HAY FEVER symptoms often include sneezing and coughing, itchy red or watery eyes, and an itchy throat, mouth, nose and ears. Nasal sprays are a popular form of treatment to remedy a runny or blocked nose, but using it for more than three days can have side effects. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my tongue bleeding?
There are many different causes of a bleeding tongue, including ulcers, bacteria, and viruses. Treatments are available for most conditions, and home remedies can improve others. However, some conditions are more serious. Learn about the different causes of bleeding tongue, their diagnosis, and how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean when you have a cold nose?
A cold nose can be uncomfortable when the weather is chilly. But there can be other potential causes, including an underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism, and stress at work. Treatment depends on the cause of a cold nose, but there are many simple ways to get warmed up. Learn more here and when you should see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean when you have a double ear infection?
Double ear infection is when an ear infection affects both ears. They are caused by bacteria or viruses and should be seen immediately by a doctor in children under 6 months and after 24 hours in adults. Treatment includes antibiotics and home remedies can relieve symptoms. Learn more about double ear infections here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Foaming or frothing at the mouth: What to know
The conditions known to cause foaming at the mouth are all medical emergencies. They include rabies, seizures, and drug overdoses. In this article, learn what to do if someone starts foaming at the mouth. We also look at treatment options and how to prevent life-threatening complications. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Hoya gets in on $15m round for 3NT Medical
3NT Medical said today that it drummed up “a major portion” of its maiden $15 million funding round from Japan’s Hoya Corp. (TYO:7741) Rosh Ha’Ayin, Israel-based 3NT is developing the Sinusway drivable endoscope for ear, nose and throat procedures. Proceeds from the round are slated for commercializing Sinusway in the U.S. and Europe and the completion of the company’s line of single-use endoscopes. Hoya, in its first venture investment in an Israeli firm, joins prior backers LongTec China Ventures and a consortium of angel investors, medical device industry veterans and ENT pra...
Source: Mass Device - May 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Wall Street Beat 3NT Medical Hoya Corp. Source Type: news

Pavmed registers for $20m rights offering
Pavmed (NSDQ:PAVM) said today that it filed a preliminary prospectus with the SEC for an offering of the rights to buy a new unit in exchange for each share of outstanding common stock. The medical device company plans to offer the rights to purchase up to 9 million units at $2.25 apiece on May 21, valuing the offering at $20.3 million. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Pavmed registers for $20m rights offering appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Implants Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Pavmed Source Type: news

J & J ’ s Acclarent launches TruDi ENT nav system
Johnson & Johnson‘s (NYSE:JNJ) Acclarent said late last month it launched the TruDi real-time, three-dimensional navigation system designed for ENT procedures. Acclarent said that the first commercial procedures were performed with the device on April 16, after having previously won FDA 510(k) clearance. The TruDi system is an electromagnetic image-guided navigation system designed for endoscopic sinus surgery procedures, and is intended for use during intranasal and paranasal image-guided navigation procedures for eligible patients who require sinus surgery. The newly launched system enables the use of the ...
Source: Mass Device - May 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Acclarent Inc. johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

How to get rid of a cold quickly: Try these six remedies
EVERYONE gets struck down by a cold now and then. But when you ’re feeling at your worst, with a runny nose, sore throat and persistent cough, there are steps you can take to feel better, fast. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intersect ENT beats The Street with Q1 sales, earnings
Shares in Intersect ENT (NSDQ:XENT) held steady today after the medical device maker topped expectations on Wall Street with its first-quarter results. The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company posted a net loss of -$6.1 million, or -21¢ per share, on sales of $24.7 million for the 3 months ended March 31, for bottom-line growth of 8.8% on sales growth of 20.8% compared with the same period last year. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Intersect ENT beats The Street with Q1 sales, earnings appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - May 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Implants Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat intersectent Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why does eating give me a runny nose?
A person may feel that their nose gets runny whenever they eat certain foods, such as hot or spicy meals. Some people find that this happens no matter what they eat. In this article, find out more about what causes a person ’s nose to run after eating, how this is related to allergies, and how to treat the symptoms. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is my nose tingling inside?
There are many reasons for a tingling feeling in the nose. It is sometimes the effect of illness and may be caused by allergies. There are many different ways to alleviate it, most of which can be done at home. Learn more about how to get rid of a tingle in the nose, and when to see a doctor for treatment, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat esophageal spasms
Esophageal spasms can occur after a person eats certain foods, but can also be triggered by stress, medications, or GERD. Spasms of the esophagus can be treated using medications or natural remedies, such as peppermint oil. Avoiding trigger foods can help prevent them. Surgery is only recommended in severe cases. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news