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Genes critical for hearing identified

Fifty-two previously unidentified genes that are critical for hearing have been found by testing over 3,000 mouse genes. The newly discovered genes …

Genetics

Keeping Your Ear To The Ground On Dementia

<b>NHS England's National Clinical Director for Dementia Alistair Burns and I have teamed up to examine the latest research linking dementia with</b> …

Dementia

Hearing training boosts understanding in noisy settings by 25 percent

Hearing-impaired people can understand conversation significantly better in a noisy environment by playing a brain-training exercise, according to a …

We've developed a hearing app that can screen people in rural areas

Hearing loss is a major contributor to the global burden of disease, affecting over 360 million people.<p>But the greatest burden of hearing loss is in …

Inner ear stem cells may someday restore hearing: Study shows promise and potential peril in reversing hearing loss

Study shows promise and potential peril in reversing hearing loss<p>Want to restore hearing by injecting stem cells into the inner ear? Well, that can …

Stem Cells

Virus linked with hearing loss in children often goes untested

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - It’s a virus that affects more than half of us at some point in our lives.<p>There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of it and …

North Carolina

Lottie Dolls’ new doll has a cochlear implant – which is great for children with hearing impairments

Can you imagine what it would be like to live in a world without music?<p>Every day we can hear the sounds of birds in the trees, cars beeping their …

Doctors will help end hearing loss by 3D printing tiny prosthetic ear bones

We’ve covered some pretty smart hearing aids before at Digital Trends, but the work being done by researchers at Baltimore’s University of Maryland …

Penn study sheds light on genetic cause of early hearing loss

From the moment a baby is born, they are put through a battery of screenings to test for all sorts of characteristics, which includes the sense of …

Hearing Loss

Scientists Challenge Everything We Thought About Music and Hearing Loss

A causal relationship between blaring music and hearing damage may not exist. According to endless scientific research, prolonged exposure to loud …

Hearing Loss

Barn Owls Do Not Suffer From Age-Related Hearing Loss, Study Shows

Barn owls have exceptionally good hearing, which helps them locate small prey scuttling about in the grass at night—and their sharp ears may not …

Birds

Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music

When I got a cochlear implant seven years ago, after being profoundly deaf for my entire life, hearing friends and acquaintances started asking me the same few questions: Had I heard music yet? Did I like it? What did it sound like?<p>I was 20 years old then. Aside from the amplified noises I’d heard …

Dancing with the Stars

Audiologist: "There's a huge connection" between Lyme disease and profound hearing loss.

In September, I was contacted by a representative of the American Academy of Audiology, who wrote that the AAA “is working on educating the public of the many factors that can contribute to hearing loss and the seriousness of that loss.” The message recounted the story of Teresa Jennings, who was …

2018 World Congress of Audiology – A Historic Occasion : The Hearing Journal

Considering the ISA’s role as an official partner and financial supporter of the World Health Organization (WHO) and its initiatives in hearing …

Health Matters: Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

2018-03-08T00:07:23Z2018-03-08T00:07:23ZDeputies arrested a Cape Coral woman after they said she repeatedly punched a pregnant woman in the face …

Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use

With a clinical trial underway to restore vision optogenetically, researchers also see promise in using the technique to treat deafness, pain, and …

FDA

Stem Cell Restoration of Hearing Loss Might Be a Double-Edged Sword

Stem cells have been a boon to biological research, allowing researchers to visualize and develop potential therapies for diseases where intervention …

Neuroscience

Pitch imperfect? How the brain decodes pitch may improve cochlear implants

A study examining how the brain decodes pitch could inform further development of cochlear implants. Picture yourself with a friend in a crowded …

Next-gen cochlear implant restores hearing by shining a laser beam in your ear

Could focused laser light be used to help deaf people hear again? Based on some innovative work by a team of researchers in Europe, the answer …

Brain training games may help older adults with hearing loss

(Reuters Health) - Hearing-impaired adults who play computer games designed to improve audio skills may have an easier time understanding conversations in a noisy room, a small experiment suggests.<p>Researchers asked 24 elderly adults who used hearing aids to spend 3.5 hours a week for eight weeks …

The Brain

Multi-channel cochlear implants: past, present and future

<b>Forty years since the first multi-channel devices were implanted, who better than Ingeborg Hochmair, who has been a key figure throughout their</b> …

Mehr Chancen durch Coachlea-Implantate :: Alpha Club

00:00,<p>Adresse: -<p>Moderatorin: -<p>Referentin: -<p><i>Von tausend Kindern werden ein bis zwei taub geboren. Gehörlosigkeit wirkt sich sowohl immens auf soziale</i> …

Unternehmen

Gala - Wiener Schule der Medizin 2017 - "Hören" - Vienna Open Medical Institute

<b>Spendengala und Preisverleihung</b><p>Über viele Epochen hindurch war Wien das Zentrum des medizinischen Fortschritts. Wie kaum eine andere Großstadt oder …

Schule

Uni Innsbruck gratuliert Ingeborg Hochmair zu Ehrenring der Stadt Garbsen

20.11.2017, 14:53 Uhr<p>Stefan Birkner (Vorsitzender des Freundeskreises Garbsen), Heinz Haferkamp (Vorsitzender der Jury), Rektor Tilmann Märk und …

Innsbruck

Online Reportage Cochlear HD

Ingeborg Hochmair erhält Ehrenring 2017 – Freundeskreis Garbsen

<b>Ingeborg Hochmair trägt sich in das Goldene Buch der Stadt Garbsen ein, Bürgermeister Christian Grahl schaut genau zu.</b><p>Garbsen. In feierlichem Rahmen …

Wien

14. Ehrenring für Ingeborg Hochmair

Ingeborg Hochmairs Leben dreht sich seit Studienzeiten um Zehntelmillimeter – und heute um die ganze Welt. Hochmair entwickelt Innenohr-Implantate, …

Wissenschaft

Ingeborg Hochmair erhält den Ehrenring Garbsen – Wochenblätter

Garbsen. Die Unternehmerin und Wissenschaftlerin Ingeborg Hochmair, eine Pionierin auf dem Gebiet der Cochlea Implantate gegen Hörverlust, wird den …

Wissenschaft