The human voice is very powerful, but enough to shatter glass? Find out as Dr. Oz and scientist Bill Nye conduct an experiment pitting the human voice against a wine glass in this video.
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Can the human voice shatter glass?
Mehmet Oz, MD, Cardiology, answered
What are ways to stop sinus drainage?
Sanford Health answeredThis is a common question and one that is often misunderstood. A healthy person's sinuses are constantly draining. This is actually a function of a healthy sinus. When patients become concerned about their sinuses often is when the sinuses are not draining effectively either due to the sinus being blocked (leaving the sinuses to start filling up with mucus) or when the sinus are draining but can't drain properly due to an obstruction elsewhere in the nasal cavity. When medical management fails in getting the sinuses to "stop" draining, an exam by an ENT can often pinpoint the root of the problem.Helpful? 1 person found this helpful.
What causes protruding ears?
Arthur Perry, MD, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, answeredProtruding ears are one of the most common abnormalities at birth. No statistics are available that fully define the occurrence of this deformity. It would be difficult to figure out, because there is no solid definition of what is normal and what is too much protrusion.
In 1881, the first operation to correct protruding ears was performed in New York City. In 2005, 27,000 otoplasties were performed in the United States, with 40% of the patients being men. Many men have this procedure because their hair doesn't hide their ears in the way women's hair does.
The framework of the ear is made of cartilage, a plastic-like material that can bend to the point of complete folding without breaking. During fetal development the cartilage of the ear folds into its final shape. In babies born with protruding ears, the portion of the ear known as the antihelix is not folded properly.
The ear cartilage of babies is very malleable. Just as we can mold the ears of a dog, it is possible to tape and shape human protruding ears. This molding must be performed within the first three months of life to be effective.
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