Prof Dr Margie Sharpe

Prof Dr Margie Sharpe

Trialling dizziness research success

An investigation into the diagnostic accuracy, reliability, acceptability and safety of a novel device for Continuous Ambulatory Vestibular Assessment (CAVA) John s. phillips1, Jacob L. Newman2 & stephen J. Cox2 Dizziness is a common condition that is responsible for a significant degree of material morbidity and burden on health services. It is usually episodic and […]

Effective Management of Pain Hyperacusis

Effective Management of Pain Hyperacusis

Colucci, Dennis AuD, MAThe Hearing Journal:February 2017 – Volume 70 – Issue 2 – p 42,44,45 doi: 10.1097/01.HJ.0000513103.95086.22Hearing Matters IMPORTANCE OF EARLY INTERVENTION Regardless of the cause or network mechanisms involved, intense and early treatment is a critical part of the therapy to improve sleep, control headaches or migraines, and the associated anxiety, in addition […]

Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices: Capabilities, Costs, and Cosmetics

Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Devices: Capabilities, Costs, and Cosmetics

Authors; Ibrahim Almufarrij, Kevin J. Munro, Piers Dawes, Michael A. Stone, and Harvey Dillon Abstract; Direct-to-consumer (DTC) hearing devices can be purchased without consulting a hearing health professional. This project aims to compare 28 DTC devices with the most popular hearing aid supplied by the U.K. National Health Service (NHS). The comparison was based on […]

We Finally Have Proof That Gut Microbes Can Actually Eat Our Medications

We Finally Have Proof That Gut Microbes Can Actually Eat Our Medications

DAVID NIELD 23 JUN 2019 “Dosing medicines can be a tricky process: How much of a medication actually ends up hitting its target can vary a lot between patients, sometimes for mysterious reasons. As it turns out, even the things living in our bodies could be gobbling up our drugs.” Read more https://www.sciencealert.com/gut-microbes-could-be-eating-up-our-meds-before-they-get-chance-to-work The research […]

Balance Awareness Week 2019

Balance Awareness Week 2019 Prof Dr Margie Sharpe - Dizziness & Balance Disorders Centre, Adelaide, South Australia

Goal of Balance Awareness Week Professor Dr Margie H Sharpe, Director of the Dizziness & Balance Disorders Centre here in Adelaide, says, “Raising awareness of vestibular disorders is a good time to encourage family and friends to learn more about the symptoms so they can support their loved ones’ who are suffering from dizziness and […]