Research from Harvard Medical School helps us understand how the endolymphatic duct and sac stabilize the inner ear’s environment to identify ways to restore or elevate this function to mitigate or cure Meniere’s disease.
Archive for February 2014
"If we keep waiting for the obstacles to disappear, we will never live happily ever after because life will always, always, always have challenges." Learn more about how to overcome the "somedays."
By Suzanne Wu
For the first time, neuroscientists have systematically identified the white matter “scaffold” of the human brain, the critical communications network that supports brain function.
Their work, published Feb. 11 in the open-source journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, has major implications for understanding brain injury and disease.
by Gregory Sorensen | 8:00 AM January 28, 2014
Just one in three diagnostic mistakes result from physicians’ mental mistakes, according to a 2005 analysis by the Archives of Internal Medicine. The majority are the result of our disjointed health care system, from delayed tests to malfunctioning equipment to missed hand-offs between physicians.
Those of us who get migraine headaches know the unique suffering an attack can bring: excruciating pain, sometimes along with light and noise sensitivity, and even nausea or vomiting. And when well-meaning friends and loved ones offer support or advice, it's often clear that they just don't get it.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) should be a first-line treatment along with medication for pediatric migraine, and not just an add-on approach when drugs don't work, a new study suggests.
A final ruling issued February 3 by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will give patients direct access to their laboratory results instead of having to get them through a doctor's office.
VeDA staff travels to NYC and Boston to connect with vestibular patients and medical professionals.
Hi. I am Art Caplan from the New York University (NYU) Langone Medical Center, the Division of Medical Ethics. I am a big football fan. I played football. I watch football. I am unfortunately a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles, so I am rarely rewarded for my partisanship and support.