Archive for May 2014
Andrew J. Griffith, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of the NIDCD; Credit: Chris Gunn
By Kirstie Saltsman, Ph.D.
For several decades, researchers at the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) have been leading an effort to understand the genetic underpinnings of enlarged vestibular aqueducts (EVA), a condition associated with early hearing loss in children, and in some cases, thyroid problems in the teenage years.
By Darlene Superville
WASHINGTON (AP) — Concerned that too little is known about the effects of head injuries in young athletes, President Barack Obama is bringing representatives of professional sports leagues, coaches, parents, youth sports players, researchers and others to the White House to help educate the public about youth sports concussions.
A state of equilibrium, or better yet, balance – the ability to hold your center of mass with minimal postural sway, or the ability to hold your self up without falling.
Treating migraines might reduce stroke risk, researchers suggest
A new study has shed light on the factors likely to lead to the development of a rare condition affecting the inner ear.
In the most comprehensive study of Ménière’s Disease to date, researchers at the European Centre have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development.
The rate of trips to US emergency departments (EDs) resulting from traumatic brain injury (TBI) rose almost 30% between 2006 and 2010, according to a research letter published online May 13 in JAMA.
What the chronically ill wish family and close friends knew about them
A Meditative Approach to Coping with Chronic Dizziness & Imbalance
by Maeghan Culver, ND of Bastyr Center for Natural Health
Coping with vertigo