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Why does music move us? Music as auditory signals of emotion

Music forms an integral part of the lives of people in all known cultures around the world. In this article Dr Sandra Garrido explains that in fact, our response to music is largely innate and is related to the evolutionary...

Implants and the identity of self

Hearpeers is MED-EL’s international community for people with hearing implants and those considering getting a hearing implant, as well as their families and friends. This group enables people to connect with hearing implant recipients from around the world to learn...

In conversation with Dr Abitbol- a Q&A by Vasasnt Oswal

Interview by Vasant Oswal of Dr Abitbol, Ancien Chef de Clinique at the University of Paris, France. Vasant Oswal Dr Abitbol Dr Abitbol developed innovative diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, which include vocal dynamic exploration to look at the vocal folds...

BAAP Mid-Year Symposiums

Surangi Mendis, Consultant in Audiovestibular Medicine, UCLH, London, UK: The British Association of Audiovestibular Physicians (BAAP) hosted two mid-year symposiums this autumn. The first took place on 29 September 2023, via a virtual platform, and was on the theme of...

Speech mapping and the benefits of using in clinical practice

Fitting hearing aids is not simply a case of one size fits all. Nicole da Rocha discusses the benefits of using speech mapping as a verification tool. The verification of hearing aids has become quintessential for best practice. Using either...

Alfred Alexander: a life in ENT, but mainly music

Your own voice clinic may be filled with teachers, elderly clergy and badly trained pub singers, but it wasn’t always like this... When I was first invited to write an article about opera and ENT for this edition of ENT...

Tinnitus and music

Marc Fagelson discusses how not just hearing loss, but tinnitus and hyperacusis and impairments to an individual’s ability to process music can adversely affect one’s quality of life, as well as their overall interactions from a societal and personal perspective....

From the editor MarApr 2020

Declan Costello, MA, MBBS, FRCS(ORL-HNS), Editor, ENT & Audiology News; Consultant Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon, Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, UK. E: d.costello@nhs.net As I write this editorial, the world is holding its breath while it follows the coronavirus...

Prestigious Global Engineering Medals Awarded to Cochlear Implant Inventors Ingeborg and Erwin Hochmair

Austrian cochlear implant pioneers, Dr Ingeborg Hochmair and Prof Erwin Hochmair have been granted the 2023 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal for their outstanding contribution to communication and engineering.

OBITUARY: Peter Rhys Evans (1948–2022)

On 3 June 2022, we lost a widely recognised and respected ENT/head and neck surgeon, Mr Peter Rhys Evans.

The art and science of acoustic ecology

Aki Pasoulas summarises the diverse forms and approaches of the relatively new and expanding area of acoustic ecology, a discipline that studies the relationship between living beings and their sonic environment. Sound Ecology emerged in the late 1960s through the...

Nature or nurture in surgical training

It’s Thursday in the UK, so that means time for another root and branch reform of medical training. If you’re not keen on the Greenaway Report (Shape of Training review) [1], don’t fret there’ll be another one along well before...