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Latest sudden hearing loss Stories

2012-03-19 23:01:53

The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S. to the emergency room each year, was published this month in the journal Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline was developed by a 19-member panel led by Robert J. Stachler, M.D., an otolaryngologist in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) March 19, 2012 The first national...

2012-03-19 17:01:08

The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S. to the emergency room each year, was published this month in the journal Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery. The guideline was developed by a 19-member panel led by Robert J. Stachler, M.D., an otolaryngologist in the Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. "In most cases, patients will have multiple visits with...

2011-05-26 06:51:43

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study reveals a newer injection therapy be just as effective as standard oral drugs for treating sudden hearing loss in most patients. Sudden hearing loss is a dramatic loss of hearing that occurs over a short period of time, usually less than 72 hours. Doctors often can't figure out the cause of the problem. About one-third of patients regain some of their hearing on their own, but others suffer permanent loss if they are not treated. The standard treatment for...

2011-05-24 22:58:35

Study results could open options for patients with baffling, disabling condition A relatively new treatment for sudden hearing loss that involves injecting steroids into the middle ear appears to work just as well as the current standard of oral steroids, a study by researchers at Johns Hopkins and other institutions suggests. The findings, published in the May 25 Journal of the American Medical Association, could lead to more options for the 1 in 20,000 people who suffer from this often...