News tagged with hearing impairment
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(Medical Xpress)—The world continues to be a noisy place, and Purdue University researchers have found that all that background chatter causes the ears of those with hearing impairments to work differently.
Neuroscience Sep 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at the University of Essex have developed a free mobile app that turns an iPhone or iPod into a hearing aid that could revolutionise the future for people with hearing loss.
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New research is hoping to understand how the human brain hears sound to help develop improved hearing aids and automatic speech recognition systems.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—New research published online first in The Lancet Neurology highlights the long-term, often hidden, after-effects of meningitis in children. The study, led by Professor Russell Viner at the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Lead is a common element but is found in old paints (including those once used on children's toys), soil, old piping, water, and the atmosphere from lead-containing vehicular fuels, even drinking vessels. At high dose it ...
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(Medical Xpress) -- Recent studies by a UT Dallas researcher aim at finding better ways to diagnose young children with language impairments.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with diabetes have a significantly higher prevalence of hearing impairment than patients without diabetes, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & ...
Diabetes Nov 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Over 28 million Americans are hearing impaired, and 50 percent of these cases can be traced to genetic causes. The condition can be especially challenging for children born hearing impaired because spoken language, reading, ...
Genetics Sep 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
It's a popularly held belief that individuals with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) gravitate toward STEM majors in college (science, technology, engineering mathematics).
Autism spectrum disorders Nov 15, 2012 | 2 / 5 (2) | 0 |
While Road Rippers Lightning Rods, Let's Rock Elmo and the I Am T-Pain musical microphone might be sought-after gifts this holiday season, parents should ensure that their children don't risk permanent hearing damage by misusing ...
Health Dec 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in Belgium also show how dogs can help patients with severe sleep problems.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Hearing and balance-related problems are often chronic conditions which can be managed but not always cured. Now new guidance by the British Society of Audiology – devised in collaboration with the National ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
UT Dallas researchers are recruiting patients for a new study aimed at determining a connection between hearing deficits and the likelihood of falls.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Deaf children's vocabulary less than hearing children's as words get more difficult, impacts reading comprehension
In general, a deaf or hearing-impaired child knows fewer words than a child who can hear well. Researcher Karien Coppens of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) discovered that the weakness in vocabulary ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0