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A balance disorder is a disturbance that causes an individual to feel unsteady, giddy, woozy, or have a sensation of movement, spinning, or floating. An organ in our inner ear, the labyrinth, is an important part of our vestibular (balance) system. The labyrinth interacts with other systems in the body, such as the visual (eyes) and skeletal (bones and joints) systems, to maintain the body's position. These systems, along with the brain and the nervous system, can be the source of balance problems.
GenVec reports net loss of $1.9 million for second quarter 2015

GenVec reports net loss of $1.9 million for second quarter 2015

Amgen to present clinical data on multiple blood cancer treatments at EHA 2015

Amgen to present clinical data on multiple blood cancer treatments at EHA 2015

Brittle bones does not significantly affect occurrence of bone fractures among older people

Brittle bones does not significantly affect occurrence of bone fractures among older people

GenVec reports net loss of $1.5 million for first quarter 2015

GenVec reports net loss of $1.5 million for first quarter 2015

GenVec, Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology sign research collaboration agreement

GenVec, Laboratory of Malaria Immunology and Vaccinology sign research collaboration agreement

GenVec reports record financial results for Q4 and fiscal year 2014

GenVec reports record financial results for Q4 and fiscal year 2014

GenVec collaborates with TheraBiologics to develop NSC-mediated cancer therapeutics

GenVec collaborates with TheraBiologics to develop NSC-mediated cancer therapeutics

Amgen announces new data from BLINCYTO Phase 2 study for treatment of patients with ALL

Amgen announces new data from BLINCYTO Phase 2 study for treatment of patients with ALL

Researchers create new vestibular test to add to comprehensive concussion evaluation

Researchers create new vestibular test to add to comprehensive concussion evaluation

GenVec reports net loss of $1.7 million for second quarter 2014

GenVec reports net loss of $1.7 million for second quarter 2014

UH Case Medical Center implants new type of cochlear device in patients with hearing problem

UH Case Medical Center implants new type of cochlear device in patients with hearing problem

GenVec's revenues decrease 61% to $3.7M in fourth quarter 2013

GenVec's revenues decrease 61% to $3.7M in fourth quarter 2013

Vestibular system is critical for optimizing head and eye movements

Vestibular system is critical for optimizing head and eye movements

MRI magnetic fields may diagnose, treat balance disorders and dizziness, say researchers

MRI magnetic fields may diagnose, treat balance disorders and dizziness, say researchers

Surgeons perform first auditory brainstem implant operation in Northeast Ohio

Surgeons perform first auditory brainstem implant operation in Northeast Ohio

GenVec achieves third milestone for development of treatments for hearing and balance disorderstion

GenVec achieves third milestone for development of treatments for hearing and balance disorderstion

Doctors receive €3.5M European Union funding to diagnose, treat balance disorders

Doctors receive €3.5M European Union funding to diagnose, treat balance disorders

Research opens door to better understanding of inner-ear development process, potential treatments

Research opens door to better understanding of inner-ear development process, potential treatments

NIH awards Shared Instrumentation Grant to install 3D X-ray microscope at Creighton University

NIH awards Shared Instrumentation Grant to install 3D X-ray microscope at Creighton University

New study tests vestibular prosthesis to help restore balance for people with Meniere's disease

New study tests vestibular prosthesis to help restore balance for people with Meniere's disease