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The vocal cords, are composed of twin infoldings of mucous membrane stretched horizontally across the larynx. They vibrate, modulating the flow of air being expelled from the lungs during phonation.
Computer program mimics natural speech using brain signals from epilepsy patients

Computer program mimics natural speech using brain signals from epilepsy patients

Increase in vocal-cord cancers among young adults appears to be the result of HPV infection

Increase in vocal-cord cancers among young adults appears to be the result of HPV infection

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

MUSC researchers uncover a new cause for laryngeal symptoms

Study: 'Adam's apple' reduction surgery has high patient satisfaction rates

Study: 'Adam's apple' reduction surgery has high patient satisfaction rates

Study confirms link between use of muscle relaxants and respiratory complications

Study confirms link between use of muscle relaxants and respiratory complications

Brains of professional beatboxers and guitarists respond to music differently, finds study

Brains of professional beatboxers and guitarists respond to music differently, finds study

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Lax oversight leaves surgery center regulators and patients in the dark

Study identifies potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

Study identifies potential genetic link in sudden infant death syndrome

New wearable electronics could be game-changer for stroke rehabilitation

New wearable electronics could be game-changer for stroke rehabilitation

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease

Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson's disease

Drowning can occur even while on dry land

Drowning can occur even while on dry land

UAB Voice Center provides free screening to vocal students

UAB Voice Center provides free screening to vocal students

Intense training can improve body and brain timing

Intense training can improve body and brain timing

Sighted people can be trained to use echolocation to estimate sizes of enclosed spaces

Sighted people can be trained to use echolocation to estimate sizes of enclosed spaces

Chronic cough different than cough from cold, says allergist

Chronic cough different than cough from cold, says allergist

Researchers develop SpiroCall that can accurately measure lung function over simple phone call

Researchers develop SpiroCall that can accurately measure lung function over simple phone call

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Bridion injection approved to reverse effects of neuromuscular blocking drugs used during certain types of surgery

Radical surgery associated with overall survival benefits among patients with advanced throat cancer

Radical surgery associated with overall survival benefits among patients with advanced throat cancer

University of Bonn researchers find way to stimulate larynx muscles using light

University of Bonn researchers find way to stimulate larynx muscles using light

Groundbreaking study looks at how puberty affects voice changes in male singers

Groundbreaking study looks at how puberty affects voice changes in male singers