Vestibular Disorders Association Medical Advisers Announce Risk Factors for Coronavirus Among People with Chronic Vestibular Illness

Some vestibular (inner ear and brain) disorders may increase a person's risk for the coronavirus, including autoimmune inner ear disease, patients receiving corticosteroids or biologics, and people over the age of 60. The Vestibular Disorders Association released a statement by the Chair of their Medical and Scientific Advisory Board addressing the concerns of these vulnerable populations. - March 26, 2020

Vestibular Disorders Association Announces Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award Recipients

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) announces the annual VEDA Champion of Vestibular Medicine Award initiative to increase awareness of vestibular disorders that affect the inner ear and brain. 2015 award recipients include Susan Whitney, DPT, PhD, Steven Rauch, MD, Anne Hogan, PhD, and... - November 23, 2015

Champions of Vestibular Medicine Help Reduce Diagnosis Times for Patients with Inner Ear Balance Disorders

The Vestibular Disorders Association (VEDA) awards Champion of Vestibular Medicine distinction on three individuals who have contributed significantly to research and/or treatment of inner ear balance disorders. - September 18, 2014

Motion Sickness and the New Apple iOS 7 Parallax Mapping Design

Apple's new iOS 7 operating system for iPad and iPhone has been reported to cause motion sickness, which is exacerbated in users with vestibular or inner ear balance disorders. - September 29, 2013

One-Third of All US Adults Have Vestibular Dysfunction: Annual Balance Screening is Essential

Balance Awareness week is Sept 20-26, and the Vestibular Disorders Association is urging the public to make yearly balance screening a part of maintaining good health. As many as 1/3 of all adults in the US experience dysfunction of the vestibular system of the inner ear, causing symptoms of dizziness and vertigo that can lead to catastrophic falls. - September 11, 2009

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