Otolaryngology Related News
'Pacemaker for the tongue' offers minimally-invasive, less painful approach in sleep apnea treatment Nov 10, 2014 Dr. Mas Takashima will be the first sleep surgeon in Houston to perform the hypoglossal nerve stimulator procedure to treat sleep apnea.
Baylor College of Medicine ACE grants awarded May 16, 2013 Find out which Baylor College of Medicine medical residents and fellows have been awarded the Advancing Clinical Excellence in Health Care Delivery System Trainee Grants to support their work toward improving the safety and quality of patient care.
Audiology awareness part of treating hearing loss Oct 26, 2012 BCM experts offer signs of hearing loss, tips to address issue.
Study reveals new knowledge about mechanisms of hearing Oct 3, 2012 Baylor researchers find tiny hairs in ears that are critical part in hearing not only move sideways, but change in length.
International collaboration leads to identification of deafness gene Oct 2, 2012 BCM researcher part of international study that finds gene mutation associated with deafness, Usher syndrome.
Position of hair cell important to sound amplification Jun 28, 2012 BCM researchers find position of outer ear hair cell amplifies sound depending on its position in the cochlea.
Tips help manage pesky sinus symptoms Mar 22, 2012 BCM expert offers tips for tackling drainage, sinus pressure, coughing and more
Nasal irrigation wards off sinus infections Mar 22, 2012 Suffer from chronic sinus infections? Try nasal irrigation to ease symptoms.
Hearing or vision test may be solution to 'bad behavior' Aug 12, 2011 Baylor College of Medicine experts says some classroom behavioral issues may be a sign of hearing, vision problems in children.
Old acquaintance not to be forgotten Jan 4, 2011 Increase in flu activity seen, mostly of influenza A strain.
Research leads to better understanding of histiocytosis Dec 16, 2010 A once-rare disease, histiocytosis, researched at BCM.
High tech genetic sequencing enables screening for hereditary hearing loss Nov 16, 2010 Genome center technology now used to benefit patients by screening for hereditary hearing loss.
Sinuses can be a pain in the head, not neck May 17, 2010 All headaches are not brought on by tension. They can be caused by sinus trouble.
Adult hearing loss focus on monthly genetic series Mar 10, 2010 Panel to discuss how changes in genes can cause some adult hearing loss.