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June 15, 2022 / Hearing

Understanding Underwater Hearing Capabilities

Millions of years ago, all mammals lived on land, but at some point, several species left land and evolved to...
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June 9, 2022

New Study Visualizes Gene Associated with Hearing Loss

Researchers from Uppsala University have been able to document and visualise hearing loss-associated genes in the human inner ear, in...
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March 1, 2022

Researchers Study Cell Similarities in Hearing and Touch

The sensory cells in the inner ear and the touch receptors in the skin actually have a lot in common,...
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February 22, 2022

Loss of Lip-Reading Caused by Masks Affecting Communication for Everyone

Deterioration in speech understanding when the speaker is wearing a mask mainly has visual causes. They are even more significant...
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February 15, 2022

Everyday Loud Noises Can Cause Fluid Buildup in Ear

Exposure to loud noise, such as a firecracker or an ear-splitting concert, is the most common preventable cause of hearing...
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February 8, 2022

Connecting Hearing Loss and Cognitive Issues

Hearing loss doesn’t just mean an older adult needs to turn up the TV. It’s been linked to a range...
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February 1, 2022

More Trials Needed to Develop Hearing Loss Treatments

Over 5% of the world’s population (430 million people) require rehabilitation to address their “disabling” hearing loss, according to the...
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January 18, 2022

Scientists Studying Cadavers to Understand Coronavirus Link to Hearing Loss

In a narrow medical school hallway, Matt Stewart opened a large cabinet to reveal dozens of shelves stacked with wooden...
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January 11, 2022

New COVID-19 Variant Could Cause Tinnitus

A new study by audiologists at the University of Manchester - supported by the NIHR Manchester Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) -...
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January 4, 2022 / Hearing Loss

New Gene Therapy on the Horizon for Hearing Loss

As lewd and crude and rude as it sounds, it is the general response for the person on the street,...
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