Grant for brain tumor and deafness research
... deafness. The research will use a human acoustic neuroma
in vitro model to identify how and why the ... the treatment available for those with acoustic neuroma
and the charity is delighted to be funding it. Acoustic neuroma
is worrying enough in its own right; when ...
Clinical Evidence Grows in Support of CyberKnife Treatment for Intracranial and Extracranial Tumors
... beneficial capability when lesions are near sensitive critical
structures such as those that control vision and hearing. In one study of 114
patients, the authors concluded that the CyberKnife System's
abilities made radiosurgical treatment possible for more than 13 percent of
patients who ...
Alcohol Injections to Tolerate Mortons Neuroma
... a common cause of foot pain.
is a growth of nerve tissue that occurs in a ... lesion.
I felt many patients with Mortons neuroma
were undergoing an operation that was unnecessary and that the neuroma
could be successfully treated in a less invasive ...
An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones
Data was collected from nearly 678 people with acoustic neuroma
- slow growing, benign tumors which grow in the nerve connecting the ear ... did not have the disease. No link has been established between acoustic neuroma
and the number of years mobiles had been used, the time since first use, ...
Acoustic neuroma in older patients to be treated
... consideration before deciding to operate on acoustic neuroma. Acoustic neuroma
(sometimes known as acoustic swannoma) is a benign tumour affecting the ... on outcome in surgery for acoustic neuroma. They concluded that acoustic neuroma
patients over 60 should only be treated by surgery if the tumour is large ...
‘Dirty’ and Dangerous Tools Put Full Stop to Operatin
... Scotland will have to go through ‘one of the most stressful things’ of his life, yet again//.
Alan Paterson who was suffering from an acoustic neuroma
- a form of brain tumour in the inner ear- was all prepped and connected to monitors, before the 18-hour-long brain surgery was to begin.
It was ...
Foot Pain Ruining Your Golf Swing?
... of their golf swing.
? Neuromas are nerves that become thickened, enlarged and painful because they’ve been compressed or irritated. A neuroma
in the ball of your foot can cause significant pain as your body transfers its weight from one foot to the other in a golf swing.
Exposure to Grating, Noise, Music Can Cause Tumors Leading To Deafness
... of the study and a doctoral student in the School of Public Health at Ohio State University.
The study tracked 146 people with acoustic neuroma
and compared their findings by using 564 people without this tumor. All participants were quizzed about their exposure to sounds from motors, ...
High Decibel Noise May Lead To Tumor
... Acoustic Neuroma, affects only one ear. The tumor, though relatively rare, totally accounts to only 6-10% of skull-centric tumors. Bilateral Acoustic neuroma
is genetic and affects both the ears.
The study is available in the online edition of American Journal of Epidemiology and is due to be ...