Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTMost people will startle when they hear an unexpected loud sound. The second time they hear the noise, they'll startle significantly less; by the third time, they'll barely startle at all.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice.
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTLoud noise exposure is a common environmental hazard in the United States that can lead to hearing loss and other conditions such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers have been able to demonstrate the hereditary nature of certain forms of tinnitus.
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at King's College London have begun to uncover the cellular and molecular drivers underlying a key anatomical change during the evolution of mammals.
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Adele M. Goman, Ph.D., of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md., and colleagues used U.S.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PDTA powerful class of antibiotics provides life-saving relief for people with cystic fibrosis; however, a new study for the first time reveals the levels at which high cumulative dosages over time...
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTWithin the inner ear, thousands of hair cells detect sound waves and translate them into nerve signals that allow us to hear speech, music, and other everyday sounds.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTPatients who complain they can't hear their friends at a noisy restaurant, but pass a hearing test in their doctor's office, may be describing hidden hearing loss.
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTA new mouse study investigates the neurological impact of perinatal exposure to nicotine. The findings suggests nicotine impacts the offspring's hearing.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTUnless your hearing is tested, it's really hard to know if it's damaged. That's the message of a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) survey that found about one in four U.S.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTImproved gene therapy penetrates inner ear and restores hearing and balance in genetically deaf mice, finds Boston's Children's Hospital researchers.
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople who use British Sign Language (BSL) have better reaction times in their peripheral vision, a new study from the University of Sheffield has found.
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTUsing a novel form of gene therapy, scientists from Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital have managed to restore partial hearing and balance in mice born with a genetic...
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTIn a study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, researchers evaluated the effect of a cognitive training program on tinnitus.
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PDTCDC'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 PDTAminoglycosides, 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 PDTEvidence 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 PDTListeners 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 PDTThe 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 PDTLearn 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 PDTHearing 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 PDTA 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 PDTInjections 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 PDTA collaboration, including researchers from Juntendo University, demonstrate differentiation from stem cells into specialised cells thought to be the most important therapeutic target for the...