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Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

Doctors remove live lizard from man's ear in China

In a shocking incident, a lizard was successfully removed by a team of doctors from a man's ear in Guangzhou, Southern China.

Doctor removes dozens of squirming live maggots from boy's ear – Watch the video!

Doctor removes dozens of squirming live maggots from boy's ear – Watch the video!

An unidentified young boy from Kazakhstan had gone to the doctor's surgery complaining of earache. 

Delhi: Father chops off daughter's ear, claims 'ghost' asked him to do so

Delhi: Father chops off daughter's ear, claims 'ghost' asked him to do so

The incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday at GTB Enclave in Delhi.

Cotton buds may cause minor to severe injury to the ear

Cotton buds may cause minor to severe injury to the ear

Researchers have warned that using cotton buds to clean ears may seem harmless, but they can cause minor to severe injury to the ear.

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss, says study

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose hearing loss, says study

 Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage.

Iron deficiency anaemia may elevate risk of hearing loss

Iron deficiency anaemia may elevate risk of hearing loss

This finding will in turn open new possibilities for early identification and appropriate treatment of the condition.

Hearing disabilities is linked to brain, not ears

This research brings together the fields of hearing and speech science, neuroscience and cognitive science, electrical engineering, biology, and systems science.

Ear infections: Know it's causes and symptoms!

An ear infection occurs when a bacterial or viral infection affects the middle ear, the sections of your ear just behind the eardrum.

Revealed! Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear and gave it to Gabrielle Berlatier

Revealed! Vincent Van Gogh cut off his ear and gave it to Gabrielle Berlatier

The famous post-impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh had cut off his ear in a mental fit. The real reason behind this violent behaviour is still unknown and largely draws on many speculations related to the artist's personal life.

Now, robotic worms to assist in inner ear surgeries

 Researchers have developed a miniature robotic 'worm' that could drill through a bone into the inner ear, steering around sensitive nerves, to help surgeons remove tumours from the delicate organ.

Genetic blueprint of inner ear cell development created

The findings provide new insight into how hair cells and supporting cells in the inner ear develop and differentiate into specialised cells that serve critical functions for hearing and maintaining balance.