New research from Hopkins Universty School of Medicine reveals insight of how a variety of air pollution affect breathing, sinuses, and other areas of the body. If your nose runs year-round, air pollution could be part of the problem. A new study in mice shows how tiny airborne particles affect the nose and sinus areas.…
Summer is known for splashing pools, grilling out and family vacations! But it’s not very fun when your child is diagnosed with ear infections such as swimmer ear. Sometimes its hard to know if your child needs swim ear plugs and what types are the best. Read the article below for more information on kids and swim ear plugs.
Camp is a place full of adventure, laughter, campfires and s’mores. It is not uncommon for people to say that their best memories come from their past camp experience. There are several things to take into consideration when sending your child to camp, especially if they are diagnosed with hearing loss.
Springtime is back, which means the flowers are out and blooming! Unfortunately this is the season where lots of people suffer with allergies or something else. Read the article below for an accurate description of allergies.
How often should you clean your ears for earwax buildup? Are you actually preventing earwax building up by cleaning out your ears with cotton swabs? Below you can read the different tips on how to prevent and treat earwax buildup.
Although human population studies have linked air pollution to chronic inflammation of nasal and sinus tissues, direct biological and molecular evidence for cause and effect has been scant. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers report that experiments in mice continually exposed to dirty air have revealed that direct biological effect.
For the 360 million people worldwide who lack some or all of their ability to hear, technological interventions have already come a long way. But still, they’re not perfect. Hearing aids don’t translate certain frequencies as well as regular hearing, and some users find hearing interventions uncomfortable or are ideologically opposed to them.
In addition to making sound, the voice box, or larynx (pronounced LARE-inks) helps with breathing and protects your airway when you swallow.
Depression is the driving factor for missed days of work or school in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.
Researchers have been able to demonstrate the hereditary nature of certain forms of tinnitus. Bilateral tinnitus – that is, tinnitus in both ears – has been shown to depend on genetic factors, particularly in men.