A Crack…….Curing Hearing Loss?

Some of us, in various parts of the world, have had the unfortunate experience of patients (or their parents) preferring to have their hearing impairment treated by their chiropractor.  This is totally foreign to otologists and audiologists and thus, this week, Hearing International explores where this treatment began and if there are data as the basis for…

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The Shadow of Eng and Chang

As result of a rare embryological accident, conjoined twins were born in May, 1811 about 60 miles outside of Bangkok in Maklong, Kingdom of Siam (present day Thailand).  The birth was a miracle and an oddity, in 1811 as conjoined twins,  even in the present day, are usually stillborn and those that live usually expire after only hours (UIC, 2012).  Due…

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