An internationally-recognized head and neck cancer researcher and faculty leader with a proven track record in promoting diversity was named today as the new executive vice dean for academic affairs for the U-M Medical School.
Scientists have restored the hearing of mice partly deafened by noise, using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein in their ears. By demonstrating the importance of the protein, called NT3, in maintaining communication between the ears and brain, these new findings pave the way for research in humans that could improve treatment of hearing loss caused by noise exposure and normal aging.
For tens of millions of Americans with tinnitus, there's a constant ringing, buzzing, hissing, humming or other noise in their ears that isn’t real. Now, U-M Medical School researchers are helping explain what is going on -- and are working to find a solution.
The Taubman Health Center on the U-M medical campus draws patients from around the state and the world, for outpatient visits with some of the nation's top specialists. Now, UMHS will renovate, reorganize and revitalize the building, and add to the range of services offered there.
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System have found a new indicator that may predict which patients with a common type of throat cancer are most likely have the cancer spread to other parts of their bodies.
National data demonstrate that 1 in 6 U.S. adolescents has high-frequency hearing loss. A new report from the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health shows that many parents don't think their teens are at risk.
With the departure of the winter chill comes allergy season with all of its runny, scratchy, sneezy annoyances. Doctors at the Michigan Sinus Center offer the following tips to keep you breathing better.
The University of Michigan is offering free throat cancer screenings and smoking cessation counseling by appointment on Saturday, May 14. Screenings are for people at high risk of throat cancer, including those who use cigarettes or chewing tobacco or who drink heavily.
In recognition of World Voice Day on April 16, Norman D. Hogikyan, M.D., director of the U-M Vocal Health Center, reminds us not only to think about vocal health, but the ways in which the human voice influences our lives and unites us.