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Turning the volume up too high on your headphones can damage the coating of nerve cells, leading to temporary deafness; scientists from the University of Leicester have shown for the first time.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 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 |
Using mutant zebra fish, researchers studying the earliest formation of cartilage of the mouth believe they may have gotten a look at a mechanism involved in a genetic defect linked to Fraser syndrome deafness in humans.
Genetics Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness, according to a preclinical study published by Cell Press in the July 26 issue of the journal Neuron. The fi ...
Neuroscience Jul 25, 2012 | 4 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- More than half of factory workers who thought they had excellent or good hearing actually suffered hearing loss and didn't even recognize the problem, a new study shows.
Health Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study published in the July 11 issue of the Journal of Neuroscience details the development of the first mouse model engineered to carry the most common mutation in Usher syndrome III causative gene (Clarin-1) in Nor ...
Neuroscience Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Loud music damages your hearing a warning that we're used to taking as fact. But surprisingly, little research has actually been done into how sustained exposure to loud music ...
Health Jul 09, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
If you're concerned about losing your hearing because of noise exposure (earbud deafness syndrome), a new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal offers some hope. That's because scientists from Germany and Canada ...
Medical research Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Southampton has developed a new hearing screening test which could help the estimated 100 million people suffering from hearing loss in China.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Summer can be really fun, but also quite noisy. And with 4th of July coming up, the fireworks can reach 150 decibels. While the pyrotechnic displays are exhilarating to watch, hearing experts hope you'll ...
Health Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children exposed to HIV in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than are their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National Institutes of Health research network.
Pediatrics Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Infants delivered by Cesarean section are three times more likely than babies delivered vaginally to fail their first hearing test, which is performed shortly after birth, new research from ...
Pediatrics Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The world needs new antibiotics to overcome the ever increasing resistance of disease-causing bacteria but it doesn't need the side effect that comes with some of the most powerful ones now available: ...
Medical research Jun 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- The main barriers to hearing aid use are being addressed by experts in Nottingham as part of an innovative research project.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers in the University of Leicester's Department of Cell Physiology and Pharmacology have identified a cellular mechanism that could underlie the development of tinnitus following exposure to loud noises. The discovery ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 10, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |