Press Releases

Headphone volume may cause harm to hearingAug 13, 2018
Audiologist Dr. Michaela Stapp cautions that, if not used properly, headphones or earbuds may cause permanent harm.
Infection or allergies? What to know about springtime sinusApr 19, 2018
Spring has sprung and with it comes an increase in allergies and even sinus infections. Our expert says knowing the difference between allergies and sinus infections is important in getting the right treatment.
Take ear plugs to your next concertMar 6, 2018
A night out to see your favorite musician is sure to make lasting memories, but could it also leave you with long-term hearing loss?
Stay healthy while travelingFeb 27, 2018
No one enjoys being sick, and that’s especially true when you’re on vacation. Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Irvin Sulapas gives his tips on how you can stay healthy so you can relax and enjoy your vacation.
How to know if nose woes are flu, cold or allergiesJan 18, 2018
A runny or stuffy nose can be a symptom of the flu, a cold or allergies, and it can be hard to discern which one you have. So how do you know what’s really going on with your nose?
Holidays and hearing loss: How to enjoy time with familyNov 16, 2017
For people who suffer from hearing loss, loud family gatherings over the holidays can cause frustration, confusion and even isolation.
Experts offer tips to get you prepped for the World SeriesOct 26, 2017
Health tips from our experts to help you prepare for the World Series, whether you are watching the game from the stands or from the comfort of your own home.
Cochlear implant seminar to bring awareness to hearing aidOct 17, 2017
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine hope to bring awareness to a device that may provide benefit in this situation – cochlear implants.
Algorithm gives insight into auditory/visual illusionFeb 16, 2017
Neuroscience researchers have created an algorithm to reveal key insight into why the brain can sometimes muddle up one of the most fundamental aspects of the human experience.
Don’t let heartburn hinder your holidaysNov 14, 2016
With stress, travel and changes in diet, the holidays are a time to pay attention to the health of your esophagus.
When to worry about a sore throatOct 20, 2016
Dr. Julina Ongkasuwan says multiple health conditions may play a role in having an itchy, irritated and painful throat.
Headaches and the heat - what really is causing the pain?Aug 4, 2016
A Baylor College of Medicine expert says headaches that seem to be caused by the heat might actually be due to dehydration.
Hearing loss in musicians, not just rock and rollersMay 12, 2016
Loud music from almost any part of the orchestra or brass band can cause hearing loss, according to a hearing expert at Baylor.
Experts warn HPV related cancer on the rise in U.S.Apr 13, 2016
The last three decades have seen a rise in the cases of head and neck cancer and a shift in the cause of such cancers, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine.
Identification of a new hearing impairment gene implicates the involvement of the S1PR gene family in human diseaseJan 21, 2016
An international group of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine find gene mutation associated with hearing loss.
Baylor College of Medicine receives grant to study experimental immunotherapy in HPV-related throat cancerSep 14, 2015
Baylor researchers receive $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to advance clinical studies of an experimental immunotherapy for HPV related throat cancer.
Physical ailments often confused with behavioral issuesAug 28, 2015
For some children a health problem could be to blame for acting up in class or even a drop in grades. Our experts say what might look like a behavioral issue could actually be a sign of hearing loss, sleep apnea or a voice problem.
Vocal health tips for teachersAug 26, 2015
According to our experts, back-to-school isn’t just for the students, teachers need to prepare, as well, by performing vocal warm-ups to keep their voice healthy during the school year.
Rare gene variant associated with middle ear infectionsJun 29, 2015
Researchers may have taken the first step on the road to understanding why only some people get frequent painful or chronic middle ear infections.
Sports fans may get benched by hearing and speech problemsMay 7, 2015
Athletes aren’t the only ones with the risk of injury at sporting events, according to experts at Baylor College of Medicine fans are also at risk.