Ear, Nose and Throat News
Hearing loss in musicians, not just rock and rollers May 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.
Identification of a new hearing impairment gene implicates the involvement of the S1PR gene family in human disease Jan 21, 2016 An international group of researchers led by those at Baylor College of Medicine find gene mutation associated with hearing loss.
Physical ailments often confused with behavioral issues Aug 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 teachers Aug 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 infections Jun 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.
'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.