Tag: Covid-19



Musicians and SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

The latest research from the labs of Penn scientists Paulo Arratia and Douglas Jerolmack was an answer to “a call for help,” says Arratia. It was 2020, and the Philadelphia Orchestra, like so many cultural institutions, had suspended performances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Research Shows COVID-19 Can Infect Inner Ear

Stankovic recommends that hearing tests be routine for anyone diagnosed with COVID-19. Or, if a patient presents with new-onset hearing loss, tinnitus, or vertigo, and has had any exposure to the virus, they should be tested and monitored for worsening symptoms by their healthcare provider.

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Traffic Noise Associated with Heart Failure Risk

Exposure to air pollution and road traffic noise over the course of many years may be associated with an increased risk of developing heart failure, and the correlation appears to be even greater in people who are former smokers or have high blood pressure, according to new research published in the “Journal of the American Heart Association.”

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FCOM2021 Conference to Take Place Nov 5-7, 2021

The event will take place in an inclusive hybrid format, both in-person at the Ritz-Carlton, Naples, and as a virtual event online, November 5-7, 2021. The FCOM2021 agenda is said to feature “some of the brightest minds in the multi-specialties of ear, nose, and throat medicine and surgery.”

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