Latest Neurotology Stories

2014-01-24 13:36:19

Findings described in the February issue of the journal Otology and Neurotology Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first time, that aspirin intake correlates with halted growth of vestibular schwannomas (also known as acoustic neuromas), a sometimes lethal intracranial tumor that typically causes hearing loss and tinnitus. Motivated by experiments in the...

2013-11-05 10:49:42

A multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline to improve the accurate and efficient diagnosis and treatment of Bell’s palsy was published Monday in the journal Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline is intended for clinicians in any setting who are likely to diagnose and manage patients with Bell’s palsy, the most common single nerve disorder, usually associated with facial paralysis. “The primary purpose of this guideline is to improve the accuracy of diagnosis for...

2013-09-12 23:28:11

Newly appointed Hands-On Seminars faculty, Dr. Randolph McKenzie, has been named to America’s Top Physicians in 2013. This is the second year in a row Consumers Research of America named Dr. McKenzie to the prestigious list. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Dr. Randolph McKenzie, a leading Vestibular Rehab physician, was named to America’s Top Physicians in 2013 for the second year in a row. The award is given by the Consumers Research of America in Washington, D.C. and designates the best...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'