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Latest News

Medical Mysteries: Doctors puzzled by woman’s dizziness and amplified body sounds
Nov. 24, 2014 | 2:22pm

By Sandra G. Boodman, Washington Post, November 24, 2014

‘That’s it — I’m done,” Rachel Miller proclaimed, the sting of the neurologist’s judgment fresh as she recounted the just-concluded appointment to her husband. Whatever was wrong with her, Miller decided after that 2009 encounter, she was not willing to risk additional humiliation by seeing another doctor who might dismiss her problems as psychosomatic.

Seasonality of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Nov. 21, 2014 | 12:44pm

Research Letter by Gregory T. Whitman, MD; Robert W. Baloh, MD

Otonomy obtains rights to data to support development of a treatment for tinnitus
Nov. 19, 2014 | 11:52am

Otonomy, Inc. (Nasdaq: OTIC), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, and Ipsen (Euronext: IPN; ADR: IPSEY), a global specialty-driven pharmaceutical company, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive licensing agreement enabling Otonomy to utilize Ipsen's gacyclidine data in the development and registration of OTO-311.

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VEDA Resource Library

Visit VEDA's Resource Library to get more information about your vestibular disorder and download one of VEDA's many short publications.

Find a Vestibular Specialist

Getting an accurate diagnosis is the first step toward recovery!

Use VEDA's free provider directory to search for a vestibular health care professional near you.
 
Note: You can select more than one provider specialty. Click here for definitions of the different provider specialties.

Check your symptoms

Use the Isabel symptom checker to get a list of possible diagnoses.
*Not meant as a substitute for medical care.

Patient Spotlight

Do you suffer from dizziness? You're not alone! In VEDA's "Patient Spotlight" vestibular patients like Melissa Jo Elliott tell their stories in their own words.

Click here to share your story.

Online Poll

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Patient Registry

Help VEDA collect data on the vestibular patient experience.

Together we can advocate for actions that reduce the time it takes to diagnose a vestibular disorder.

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Membership Changes Coming Soon!

VEDA will be rolling out a new membeship program in 2015. Current memberships will not be affected, but there will be lots of new ways to get involved. Stay tuned!