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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.
'Pacemaker for the tongue' offers minimally-invasive, less painful approach in sleep apnea treatmentNov 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 awardedMay 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 lossOct 26, 2012
BCM experts offer signs of hearing loss, tips to address issue.
Study reveals new knowledge about mechanisms of hearingOct 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 geneOct 2, 2012
BCM researcher part of international study that finds gene mutation associated with deafness, Usher syndrome.
Position of hair cell important to sound amplificationJun 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 symptomsMar 22, 2012
BCM expert offers tips for tackling drainage, sinus pressure, coughing and more
Nasal irrigation wards off sinus infectionsMar 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.