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New Brain Implant Conquers Vertigo

Surgeons have implanted a new prosthesis in four patients to correct disabling dizziness. The device may someday restore balance to hundreds of thousands more

July 1, 2014 — James Phillips
Practice Spinning, Tiny Dancer

Practice Spinning, Tiny Dancer

In another life and probably like many little girls (or at least, all the ones in my dance classes), I took 14 years of ballet lessons. They gave me grace and a pretty good sense of balance.

September 30, 2013 — Scicurious

What Is Vertigo? [Video]

  // Learn what causes dizziness in this new video from Scientific American‘s Instant Egghead series. In this short movie, I explain how your inner ears work to help you balance, orient yourself and see what’s around you in a stable fashion.

May 12, 2014 — Ingrid Wickelgren

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