The new Stanford Biodesign fellows — a group of physicians, business specialists and engineers, will address medical challenges in otolaryngology.
An ear, nose and throat clinic, just for kids, in Zimbabwe
In a southern African nation, a clinic is helping children who suffer from debilitating ear, nose and throat conditions that are rare in the U.S.
New ENT clinic treats children in Zimbabwe
Stanford’s Peter Koltai is participating in an effort to advance much-needed ENT care for children in Zimbabwe.
The importance of hearing your patients
When it comes to clinical care, high touch is just as important as technology, Dean Lloyd Minor reminds readers here.
The coming tsunami of age-related hearing loss
More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.
To prevent an antibiotic from causing hearing loss, researchers team up to design new drugs
Stanford scientists used discoveries in the lab to design new versions of a widely used antibiotic to prevent the side effect of hearing loss.
Microtia team embraces 3-D printing to improve ear surgeries
To rebuild ears of children affected by microtia, a rare congenital ear deformity, Stanford physician-researchers have turned to 3-D printing. One in 5,000 children is born …
A lesson in voice and anatomy from an opera singer
This past Thursday, I watched an opera singer's throat as he sung. Not the bulging Adam's apple above his shirt collar, but the shiny lumps and …
A serendipitous save that changed treatment of the most common tumor of infancy
At research institutions like Stanford, we often talk about the value of evidence-based medical care, the kind based on careful scientific comparisons of which treatments …
Researcher dishes on African elephant soap opera
The first of 15 installments of the pachyderm soap opera from the wilds of Namibia appears in the New York Times' Scientist at Work blog …
World Voice Day: Tips for taking care of your voice
Otolaryngologists around the world, including the physicians at the Stanford Voice and Swallowing Center, are observing World Voice Day on April 16 to raise awareness …