News tagged with inner ear
A report in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics addresses the physical and psychological triggers for attacks in Meniere's disease. Ménière's disease (MD) is a debilitating disease of the inner ear fo ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School and Harvard Program in Speech and Hearing Bioscience and Technology may have discovered a key piece in the puzzle of how hearing works by identifying ...
Neuroscience Mar 27, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Some 16 per cent of European adults suffer from hearing loss that is severe enough to adversely affect their daily life. Hearing loss impacts on one's ability to communicate - to hear, process sound, and ...
Other Feb 27, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of progenitor cells in the inner ear that can become the sensory hair cells and adjacent supporting cells that enable hearing. Studying these ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—The results published in Nature Communications enables us to consider eventual therapeutic strategies to restore the sensorial innervation of the cochlea, an organ essential to hearing.
Medical research Feb 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Functionally deaf patients can gain normal hearing with a new implant that replaces the middle ear. The unique invention from the Chalmers University of Technology has been approved for ...
Medical research Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
It has long been known that the inner ear actively amplifies sounds it receives, and that this amplification can be attributed to forces generated by outer hair cells in the cochlea. How the ear actually ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
For scientists who study the genetics of hearing and deafness, finding the exact genetic machinery in the inner ear that responds to sound waves and converts them into electrical impulses, the language of ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 5 |
Structure of a bond formed by two proteins critical for hearing and balance described for the first time
Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
We've known for a while that the vestibular system in the inner ear is responsible for helping us keep our balance. And while researchers have already developed a basic understanding of how the brain constructs our perceptions ...
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The sensory cells of the inner ear have tiny hairs called stereocilia that play a critical part in hearing. It has long been known that these stereocilia move sideways back and forth in a wave-like motion when stimulated ...
Medical research Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.
Neuroscience Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Asthma patients could be at a higher risk of worsening symptoms due to problems with their balance, according to new research.
Immunology Sep 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness, according to a preclinical study published by Cell Press in the July 26 issue of the journal Neuron. The fi ...
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo.
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The inner ear is the bony labyrinth, a system of passages comprising two main functional parts:
Inner ears are found in all vertebrates, with substantial variations in the form and function of their sensory organs. Each animal has two inner ears, one on each side of its head.
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