Globally, ginkgo biloba leaf extract is widely used to treat dizziness and ringing in the ears.
Archive for March 2013
Dealing with a chronic illness can bring with it an increased sense of vulnerability, but also the opportunity to heal and grow.
Healthcare providers who "walked the walk"--or were physically fit themselves--were more likely to encourage their patients to make regular physical activity a part of a healthy lifestyle, researchers report.
If head trauma is suspected, health care professional should determine it is safe to return to play, recommendations say.
A combination of physical therapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can reduce the severe fear of falls in older adults and make them less likely to avoid activities because of fear, new research suggests.
By Shelley Levitt, Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
Sunglasses can give you instant James Dean cool, Audrey Hepburn glamour, or the rock star hipness of Bono. But they are much more than a fashion accessory.
Sunglasses are an essential tool in safeguarding the health of your eyes and the surrounding tissue.
Tiny cells called hair cells are located in the inner ears of birds and mammals, and are required for normal hearing. They are called hair cells because they actually resemble the hairs on your head. These cells convert sound information into electrical signals that are sent to the brain. Once hair cells die in mammals - including humans - hearing loss is permanent.
by Fiona Keating
A dream cruise to Hawaii has left a British woman suffering permanent seasickness, blackouts and nausea.
The holiday was back in January 2008 but Michele-Marie Roberts says she still feels seasick after five years.
Timely brain imaging can detect tiny lesions caused by mild traumatic brain injury or mild concussion, according to a new study.
Researchers noted these tiny lesions are different from other types of lesions associated with more severe brain injuries or concussions. They suggested their findings could lead to the development of new treatment strategies for people who suffer mild traumatic brain injury.
The National Football League and General Electric Co are teaming up to improve the diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries amid growing concerns about sports-related concussions in youth and professional sports.