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August 20, 2019

Many people come into clinic complaining that their ears itch.  When you look for research into this, there is very little.  This little pocket of skin seems to be overlooked somewhat, even dermatologists have little input into a symptom that can be incredibly frustrat...

June 17, 2019

I read an interesting article in New Scientist recently which talked about the best ways to keep your brain in shape.  Studies have shown that as we get older, crucial brain regions responsible for memory, attention and perception begin to shrink.  This may not come as...

June 3, 2019

Today we celebrate the birthday of Georg Von Békésy, born in 1899, who won the Nobel Prize in 1961 in 'Physiology or Medicine' for his work into the functions of the inner ear.  

Von Békésy trained as a chemist but it was his interest in how the ear trans...

February 5, 2019

Ear Sense is thrilled to be working with The Coates Centre and Oakhaven Hospice to provide ear care services to both residents and visitors. 

The Coates Centre is a wonderful addition to the Oakhaven Hospice Inpatient Unit and Day Hospice Services.  The range of service...

January 27, 2019

A total of 8754 nasal and 17,325 aural foreign bodies have been removed from adults and children over the course of 6 years with a staggering £2,880,148 cost to NHS England. (Hospital Episode Statistics 2010-2016 taken from Department of Health records),

It would seem c...

January 21, 2019

There is some exciting new research is coming out of the Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University.  A team of geneticists there are working alongside others at the University of Washington and the Fondazione Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia in Italy and their...

November 29, 2018

When we sit down in the evening to listen to the Cbeebies bedtime story, I doubt many of think about the amount of children who don't have access to the story.  It's wonderful to see that CBeebies are thinking about our little people who can't hear and including them i...

September 10, 2018

If you are then here are some useful BSL (British Sign Language) signs for a Monday morning! This list is not exhaustive!

May 9, 2018

There has been much discussion recently about the link between hearing loss and cognitive decline.  So much media attention suggests there is clear evidence to support the notion that hearing loss causes such decline.  But whilst the association has been well known for...

March 30, 2018

It wouldn’t be unrealistic to describe tinnitus as a universal phenomenon.  For those that do not suffer on a day to day basis, when asked to listen in a quiet environment they will hear tinnitus sounds.  Numerous studies tell us that tinnitus is one of the most common...

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