Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTCDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new mobile application (app) for iOS devices that will measure sound levels in the workplace to...
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTAminoglycosides, recommended by the World Health Organization to treat multidrug resistant tuberculosis, cause hearing loss and kidney damage in a dose dependent manner.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTEvidence is mounting of a relationship between iron deficiency anemia and hearing loss. New research takes a fresh look and bolsters the connection.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTListeners in a noisy situation benefit from facing slightly away from the person they are listening to, turning one ear towards the speech, concludes a study by Cardiff University, funded by UK...
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 03:00:00 PSTThe degree to which one is disturbed by noises of everyday life may be related to how the brain processes variations in the sound stream, according to new findings published in Scientific Reports.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTLearn about psoriasis triggers and flares and how psoriasis is treated in the ears. Is there a connection between psoriasis and hearing loss?
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTHearing loss among U.S. adults aged 20 to 69 has declined over the last decade, even as the number of older Americans continues to grow.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTA study of over 55,000 women finds longer use of NSAIDs and acetaminophen - but not aspirin - is tied to slightly higher risk of hearing loss in women.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTInjections of steroid into the ear are an effective treatment for a common form of severe dizziness, suggests a new study.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTA collaboration, including researchers from Juntendo University, demonstrate differentiation from stem cells into specialised cells thought to be the most important therapeutic target for the...
Thu, 03 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTEverybody has heard that exercise can help keep you slim and is good for heart health, but University of Florida researchers have also found that exercise may also help prevent age-related hearing...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PSTWe all subconsciously and easily assign meanings to sounds. Recent research shows that this effortless ability of the human mind is deceptively complex.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PSTDeaf 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 PSTA 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 PSTHearing 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 PSTThe 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 PSTNew 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 PSTResearchers 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 PSTResearchers 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 PSTResearchers 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 PSTMany 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 PSTChemotherapy drug cisplatin is used to treat breast, prostate, neuroblastoma, melanoma and many other cancers.
Thu, 12 May 2016 04:00:00 PSTA 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 PSTUsher 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 PSTHearing 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.