Caregivers carry important responsibilities, especially those caring for patients with head and neck cancer. However, it is necessary to bring awareness to the quality-of-life caregivers have when working with nonworking patients who have head and neck cancer.
Physicians in the Johns Hopkins Division of Head and Neck Surgery are advancing clinical research in their field. The following are just a few developments taking place.
Robin Yang leads the Johns Hopkins Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry through growth and change.
In a new review article, Johns Hopkins Medicine experts and collaborators across the U.S. emphasize that climate change — particularly global warming — is contributing to an increase in the rates and to greater severity of nasal and sinus ...
Johns Hopkins physician-researchers are leading studies on scarless thyroglossal duct removals and parathyroidectomies, fighting cancer by leveraging metabolism, intraoperative monitoring to protect the recurrent laryngeal nerve, and more.
In a study using data from nearly 1,200 older adults, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have added to a growing body of evidence that loss of the sense of smell is a predictive marker for an increased risk of frailty as people age.
Physician-researchers in the Division of Laryngology advance clinical research and practice — leading studies on retrograde cricopharyngeal dysfunction, gender-affirming voice care and more.
A first-in-kind program that trains trusted older adult community health workers to fit and deliver low-cost hearing technology to peers with hearing loss significantly improved communication function among participants, according to the ...
Johns Hopkins researchers are studying otolaryngology-related surgery for patients with achondroplasia, how COVID-19 affects infant hearing screening and more.
Johns Hopkins researchers innovate treatment for superior canal dehiscence, help develop nanoparticles to treat hearing loss, and more.
In 2021, the Johns Hopkins Department of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery was awarded more NIH funding than any peer department in the country and garnered more citations of its research than ever before.
The department launched a new center for facial schwannomas, achieved national recognition for the treatment of skull base tumors, and introduced cutting-edge treatments for small papillary thyroid cancer and recurrent respiratory papillomatosis (RRP).
Johns Hopkins is one of few medical centers to offer the Maddern procedure, through which scar tissue from the condition can be permanently removed to restore breathing.
Tailored thyroid care for individuals is possible at Johns Hopkins — as its head and neck surgeons offer the full spectrum of approaches along with high expertise in each modality. It is among the few centers globally to do so.
A multidisciplinary team, including rhinologist Jean Kim, uncovers how a massive protein complex found in the nose and which causes chronic inflammation in sinus tissue and nasal polyps is formed.
This investigational therapy may represent a new option beyond behavioral modification and neuromodulators. Johns Hopkins is currently the only center in the mid-Atlantic region offering the approach.
Vaccinations against human papillomavirus (HPV), a major cause of throat and back of mouth cancers, are expected to yield significant reductions in the rates of these cancers in the U.S., but will not do so until after 2045, according ...
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have studied one of the known causes of anosmia — long-term exposure to air pollution — to better understand how it can rob someone of the ability to smell and taste.
In the midst of responding to the pandemic, faculty and staff members innovated in the area of patient care.
The department received the highest amount of NIH funding across all similar departments in the country in 2020 — totaling more than $15 million — and the number of papers published by faculty increased by 27% in 2020 compared with 2019.
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have shown that a device implanted in the inner ear can facilitate walking, relieve dizziness and improve quality of life for the 1.8 million adults worldwide with bilateral vestibular hypofunction (BVH), ...
A wide breadth of behaviors surrounding oral sex may affect the risk of oral HPV infection and of a virus-associated head and neck cancer that can be spread through this route, a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center suggests.
Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Johns Hopkins physicians are developing a tool for more sensitive and specific diagnosis.
As one of the most comprehensive programs for swallowing disorders in the mid-Atlantic, laryngologist Shumon Dhar and his colleagues offer an array of diagnostic and therapeutic options.
Using a thermoplastic polymer and the patient’s rib cartilage and vascularized fascia, Johns Hopkins facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon Kofi Boahene and team successfully replaced the patient’s trachea.
A team of otolaryngologists and pathologists at Johns Hopkins Medicine has confirmed that SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus behind the current COVID-19 pandemic, can colonize the middle ear and mastoid region of the head behind the ear.
For certain patients, an implanted device delivered via minimally invasive surgery offers an alternative to continuous positive airway pressure.
New center brings together experts that focus on these unique tumors.
There’s a stem cell in your nose that can switch identities to potentially serve as a protective mechanism.
Delayed diagnosis of newborn hearing loss can dramatically impact speech and language development.
ENTAA Care, a member of Johns Hopkins Regional Physicians, serves patients throughout Maryland.
At the Johns Hopkins Listening Center, a team of dedicated auditory rehabilitation therapists helps patients train their brains to interpret the signals delivered by cochlear implants.
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