Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTDeaf awareness is not complicated, but it is important. Without a solid understanding, deaf and hard-of-hearing people can be excluded and become isolated.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTA study of electronic records and genome sequences from adults with age-related hearing impairment identified two genetic variations linked to the disorder, report Thomas Hoffmann of the University...
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHearing loss may increase a woman's risk of giving birth prematurely or having a baby with a low birth weight, according to a new study.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of a device that uses a small balloon to treat persistent Eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD), a condition in which pressure, pain or...
Fri, 19 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research with funding from UK charity Action on Hearing Loss has led to the discovery of a new biological mechanism involved in the progressive loss of hearing which could lead to new...
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have pinpointed the specific part of the brain that older adults rely on to differentiate speech sounds in background noise, which could revolutionize the treatment of hearing loss.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have identified an inner ear deficiency in children with Autism that may impact their ability to recognize speech.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:00:00 PDTResearchers have found that the parts of the inner ear that process sounds such as speech and music seem to work differently than other parts of the inner ear.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTMany testicular cancer survivors experience hearing loss after cisplatin-based chemotherapy, according to researchers at Indiana University.The researchers, led by Lois B. Travis, M.D., Sc.D.
Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 PDTChemotherapy drug cisplatin is used to treat breast, prostate, neuroblastoma, melanoma and many other cancers.
Thu, 12 May 2016 04:00:00 PDTA new discovery could help people suffering with single-sided deafness (SSD) find a treatment quicker - and could potentially lead to a cure.
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:00:00 PDTUsher syndrome (USH) is characterized by hearing loss or deafness at birth and progressive vision loss, and is the most common cause of inherited dual sensory deficit.
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:00:00 PDTHearing socially meaningful sounds can change the ear and enable it to better detect those sounds, according to researchers at Georgia State University who studied the phenomenon in green treefrogs.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe objective of this review is to evaluate published clinical reports related to hearing impairment in patients with RA.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research funded by the charity Action on Hearing Loss has taken scientists a step closer to finding a treatment for one of the most common causes of hearing loss among young adults following the...
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 02:00:00 PDTThe Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP), the premier global, non-profit organization serving molecular diagnostic professionals, has announced the results from a 2015 analysis of the costs...
Sun, 10 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDTAttending a rock concert or festival with loud music can lead to hearing loss and tinnitus, but wearing earplugs during the event can reduce the risk.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:00:00 PDTIn a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Annie N. Simpson, Ph.D.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 03:00:00 PDTDiscovery will inform further research into hearing disorders and brain training.
Fri, 01 Apr 2016 02:00:00 PDTA new UCLA psychology study provides insights into how the brain combines sound and vision.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 06:00:00 PDTHearing loss is the third most common chronic illness for older adults. It can impact everyday life and can significantly affect a person's health and safety if gone untreated.
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 05:00:00 PDTThe neurotransmitter dopamine is essential to correcting vocal mistakes, suggests a study on Bengalese finches.
Mon, 14 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDTAntioxidant regimen helps slow hearing loss in mouse model of most common form of childhood deafness.
Wed, 09 Mar 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe combined impact of dementia, age-related hearing and vision impairment is to be investigated by a new multi-million European research consortium led by The University of Manchester.
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 04:00:00 PDTIn a recently published study, providing advice over a 5-year period about leading a healthy lifestyle reduced the risk of heart-related deaths over the next 40 years.