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Auris Medical develops protocol for new Phase II/III trial of Keyzilen to treat acute tinnitus following traumatic cochlear injury.

Auris Medical announced that it has developed a protocol for Phase II/III trial with Keyzilen / AM-101. The Company has...

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FDA approves MED-EL USA’s cochlear implants for single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss

MED-EL USA announced that the FDA has approved the company’s cochlear implant system for single-sided deafness (SSD) and asymmetric hearing...

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FDA approves Dupixent to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis

The FDA has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for use with other medicines to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) in...

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Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Treatment of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Positive Airway Pressure: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline.

Introduction: This guideline establishes clinical practice recommendations for positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults and is intended for use in conjunction with other American Academy...

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Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties...

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Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Efficacy of adaptive servoventilation in treatment of complex and central sleep apnea syndromes.

Background: Complex sleep apnea syndrome (CompSAS) is recognized by the concurrence of mixed or obstructive events with central apneas, the latter predominating on exposure to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

Added 1 month ago

Maxillomandibular Advancement for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis.

Importance: Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is an invasive yet effective surgical option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that achieves enlargement of the upper airway by physically expanding the facial skeletal framework.

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Advanced Concepts in the Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

The primary pathological event in the disorder obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the partial or complete closure of the pharyngeal airway during sleep in an individual with a widely patent airway during wakefulness.

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Clinical trials

Demonstration of Equivalent Effectiveness of a Novel Anti-allergic Nasal Spray and a Marketed Nasal Product as Well as Demonstration of Fast Symptom Reduction in Allergic Patients

Intranasal corticosteroids are accepted as safe and effective first-line therapy for allergic rhinitis, especially in treatment of persistent symptoms.

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Effects of Broccoli Sprout Extract on Allergy Rhinitis

In this study, patients with allergic rhinitis to grass will be given broccoli sprout extract that contains an antioxidant sulforaphane do see if there is beneficial effect in these patients.

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Clinical Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Drugs in Improving Nasal Congestion.

Prospective, randomized, open label, parallel , multicenter clinical study, controlled by active comparator ( 0.05 % Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride ) ....

Added 4 years ago

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