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2013-06-18 23:26:10

Dr. Terri Ives, a board certified doctor of audiology in Lone Tree, CO, is pleased to announce the launch of her new website for current and potential patients. The new website is designed to showcase Hearing and Balance Institute of the Rockies for existing patients and potential new patients across the United States. Lone Tree, CO (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Dr. Terri Ives, a board certified doctor of audiology in Lone Tree, CO, is pleased to announce the launch of her new website for current...

Sophisticated Primitive Reflexes And Dizziness
2013-02-15 06:13:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Our brains are capable of doing some amazing things. Yet, there are some processes which, while sophisticated enough, are mostly thought of as common and basic. For instance: The reflex which allows us to keep our eyes focused on one point while our heads are moving about. This reflex is called the Vestibular-Ocular Reflex (or VOR), and we share it with most vertebrates. For many years, scientists have believed that this...

2012-07-27 10:25:24

New understanding of how the brain processes information from inner ear offers hope for sufferers of vertigo If you have ever looked over the edge of a cliff and felt dizzy, you understand the challenges faced by people who suffer from symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as vertigo and dizziness. There are over 70 million of them in North America. For people with vestibular loss, performing basic daily living activities that we take for granted (e.g. dressing, eating, getting in and...

2012-07-25 06:36:37

By: Erika Dunayer, Ivanhoe Health Correspondent (Ivanhoe Newswire) — Jenna Marbles, Charlie bit my finger, and Glozell —what do all of these things have in common? They are all YouTube phenomena. Now, research is showing watching YouTube videos could be a new way to show the treatment for a common cause of vertigo, which often goes untreated by physicians. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is an inner ear disorder that is a common cause of dizziness. This type of...

2012-07-05 10:36:44

A professor from the University of Southampton has called on doctors around the world to give patients with persistent dizziness a booklet of simple exercises, after new research has shown that it is a very cost effective treatment for common causes of the condition. Lucy Yardley, who has been researching dizziness for many years, will urge GPs at the international WONCA conference today (5 July) to ensure that the booklet is translated so that patients of all nationalities can benefit....


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