Damaged or diseased vocal cords can forever change and even silence the voices we love, from a family member's to a famous personality's.
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Your ability to listen to a phone message in one ear while a friend is talking into your other ear is an important communication skill.
Working with Palestinian colleague, Israeli Prof. Karen Avraham leads groundbreaking effort to understand deafness in children.
Every year, nearly 37 million Americans suffer from the sinus pressure, nasal congestion, cough and postnasal drip that accompany sinusitis. Doctors often prescribe antibiotics to relieve acute sinusitis, which can develop following a chest cold.
All other patients with routine hearing loss should be assessed within 6 weeks by March 2008.
Farmers performed self-assessments of their hearing to assess a correlation between hearing loss in farmers and occupational injury.
Having two ears enhances hearing. University of Wisconsin Madison scientists are now examining whether this is also true for the growing numbers of deaf children who've received not one, but two, cochlear implants to help them hear.
Psychotherapy may help tinnitus sufferers cope with the life disturbances that sometimes accompany their condition.
Middle ear infection or otitis media (OM) is the most common childhood illness.
Early insertion of ear tubes in otherwise healthy infants and young children with persistent fluid in the middle ear does not improve developmental outcomes up to 9 to 11 years of age.
In a small series of patients who underwent closed reduction, the standard procedure to repair a broken nose, nearly one third reported dissatisfaction with the outcome and about one third said they would consider further surgery to correct their nasal deformities.
Outcomes following surgically implanted hearing aids that are anchored to bone appear comparable for children younger than 5 years and those older than 5 years.
Humans do indeed gain a performance advantage from cross nostril comparisons.
A multicenter study on treating common ear infections in children with ear tubes adds to a growing body of evidence that favors antibiotic ear drops over antibiotics swallowed in pill or liquid form in such cases.
Ear infections are among the most common diseases seen in pediatric practice.
Children with recurrent strep throat whose tonsils have not been removed are over three times more likely to develop subsequent episodes of strep throat than children who undergo tonsillectomy.
Several risk factors associated with the development of hearing loss in children with bacterial meningitis.
Some restaurants are so noisy that customers' and employees' hearing can be affected over time, and loud restaurants can become impossible places for people with hearing loss to visit with friends and families.
Mayo Clinic ear, nose and throat surgeons have developed a promising new process for mandible (lower jaw) reconstruction following removal of oral cancer.
the scientists uncovered evidence linking the hearing loss to a particular region of DNA that previously was tied to a hereditary form of progressive deafness that begins much earlier in life.