The Vestibular Disorders Association announces the first annual VEDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular (inner ear balance) disorders.
By Jack Kelly / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have developed a simple new test that can detect symptoms of a concussion current tests often miss.
The new test concerns the vestibular ocular system, which is responsible for integrating vision, balance and movement. It’s what allows us to keep our eyes focused and stable when we move our head around. It’s located in the vestibulum of the inner ear.
Colleen McEdwards was diagnosed with a serious vestibular condition after years of being subjected to the bright lights, loud noises, and intense stress of her job as a CNN anchor.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Now VEDA has combined pictures and words together to create an infographic that explains vestibular disorders in a nutshell.
By Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh | September 10, 2014
Psoriatic arthritis may be difficult to distinguish from other types of arthritis. According to results of a new study, assessing a patient’s sense of balance and hearing ability may be an aid in the diagnosis.
By Sara Davidson
My ear is going to heal or not, but in the meantime, I realized, I could choose to put my energy into creating positive thoughts and emotions, even if they seem unreasonable.
Boston researchers hope computer game will help many plagued by hearing disorder
From a very young age Iris knew she wanted to become a dancer. Now 80 years young, Iris once had a successful career performing in shows throughout the United States, Paris and Rome.
If somone had a concussion, would you know the symptoms?
Join UCLA neurosurgeon, Isaac Yang, MD, Thursday, September 4, 2014, 11:30 AM PDT, as he discusses the common causes and leading treatments for superior semicircular cancel dehiscence, a condition triggering vertigo, hearing loss, disequilibrium and other balance and auditory symptoms. In addition, he will discuss new data from UCLA showing promising outcomes and recovery times for patients with surgery for this disorder.