HeadWay - HeadWay Spring 2011
HeadWay Spring 2011
With new research suggesting that hearing loss can lead to dementia, Frank Lin has plans to overhaul care for elderly patients who are hard of hearing.
photo by Keith Weller
Articles in this Issue
A Johns Hopkins otologist reports an unexpected corrolation between poor hearing and dementia.
How a biosynthetic material could provide new options for people with airway narrowing due to frequent intubations, Wegener's disease or other causes.
Effective treatment for sleep apnea may dissolve depression symtoms as well.
Otologists, vestibular specialists, ophthalmologists, geriatricians and occupations therapists join forces to help people at risk of falling.
A rare and often easy-to-miss opening between the larynx, the trachea and the esophagus can be easily mistaken for aspiration reflux.