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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.
Physicians say thyroid surgery safe for older people

Physicians say thyroid surgery safe for older people

New tool developed to easily place assisted breathing devices under difficult circumstances

New tool developed to easily place assisted breathing devices under difficult circumstances

AAO-HNSF to issue the first guideline for helping physicians manage dysphonia

AAO-HNSF to issue the first guideline for helping physicians manage dysphonia

Discovery of mutation in AIP gene associated with acromegaly

Discovery of mutation in AIP gene associated with acromegaly

New voice care center

New voice care center

Laser "microscalpel" to target individual cancer cells

Laser "microscalpel" to target individual cancer cells

New laser treatment for vocal-cord cancer

New laser treatment for vocal-cord cancer

New Zeiss microscope peers into secret lives of cells

New Zeiss microscope peers into secret lives of cells

Recent colds influence adverse respiratory events after surgery in children

Recent colds influence adverse respiratory events after surgery in children

Occupational vocal cord dysfunction

Occupational vocal cord dysfunction

Some kids are being misdiagnosed with asthma

Some kids are being misdiagnosed with asthma

New findings on vocal cord dysfunction

New findings on vocal cord dysfunction

Novel bioreactor to repair vocal chords

Novel bioreactor to repair vocal chords

Virtual autopsy helps determine drownings

Virtual autopsy helps determine drownings

Why music sound right to our ears!

Why music sound right to our ears!

Ultra fast and ultra active: the strange life of the extraocular muscles

Ultra fast and ultra active: the strange life of the extraocular muscles

New alarm system protects nerves during surgery

New alarm system protects nerves during surgery

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

HOXA1 is a gene that's been looking for a disorder for a long time

The ultimate get out for men, can't hear you - and my brain is to blame!

The ultimate get out for men, can't hear you - and my brain is to blame!

Surgical technique provides the first permanent solution to treating vocal-cord spasms

Surgical technique provides the first permanent solution to treating vocal-cord spasms