Link Between Hearing Problems and Accidental Injuries

Lund, Sweden - April 11, 2016: Real life in the city. Elderly woman is out walking, crossing a street with her walker. No traffic visible.

As the American population ages, a greater percentage of people will suffer from moderate to severe hearing loss. Research shows that older people also are at a higher risk of accidental injuries.

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Repairing Lateral Sphenoid Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks Endoscopically

Cerebrospinalfluid (CSF) leaks in the lateral recess of the sphenoid (LRS) are rare. For cases in which they do occur, however, Brigham and Women’s Hospital offers a minimally invasive, endoscopic alternative to traditional open surgery.

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Periostin May Be a Novel Biomarker to Classify Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis

A recent study from the Division of Otolaryngology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) showed that serum periostin, an extracellular matrix protein, may be a novel biomarker for the presence of nasal polyps in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), and could potentially serve as a target for future therapeutic interventions. The findings were published in the October 2017 issue of Otolaryngology Head Neck SurgRead More