Ear, nose & throat
The goal of genetic testing in ear, nose and throat disease is to determine whether or not a patient has a disease in one of these areas, or is likely to develop it. Hereditary hearing loss is frequently missed or mis-diagnosed, and early detection ensures the chance for improved speech development and quality of life for affected patients.
Articles on ear, nose & throat
Hearing loss, also known as deafness, is the inability of affected person to hear. Hearing loss can be caused by a number of different factors, including genetics, environment, birth complications, trauma, certain medications or toxins, and many others. Hereditary hearing loss (“congenital…
Our data demonstrate a pronounced neurodegeneration and glia activation in the olfactory system of NPC1-/-, which is accompanied by sensory deficits.