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Researchers funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) have gained important new insights into how our sense of hearing works. Their findings promise new avenues for scientists to understand ...
Medical research May 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers said Monday they were a step closer to developing a vaccine against the type of meningitis that mostly affects Europe and North America and kills hundreds every year.
Medications May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cone beam CT is superior to mutidetector CT for detecting superior semicircular canal dehiscence or the so called third window (a small hole in the bony wall of the inner ear bone that can cause dizziness and hearing loss) ...
Cancer May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People with good hearing also have a keen sense of touch; people with impaired hearing generally have an impaired sense of touch. Extensive data supporting this hypothesis was presented by Dr. Henning Frenzel and Professor ...
Genetics May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The genetics responsible for frequency-specific hearing loss have remained elusive until recently, when genetic loci were found that affected high-frequency hearing. Now, a study published today in the open access journal ...
Genetics Apr 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
McGill physiology research team sheds light on how the brain processes what we sense.
Neuroscience Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research confirms an association between smoking and a reduced risk for a rare benign tumor near the brain, but the addition of smokeless tobacco to the analysis suggests nicotine is not the protective substance.
Cancer Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Clinical-researchers from University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center report that cochlear implantation provides an effective and safe way of restoring hearing in patients with far advanced otosclerosis (FAO), a hereditary ...
Medical research Apr 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The longstanding mystery of how selective hearing works how people can tune in to a single speaker while tuning out their crowded, noisy environs is solved this week in the journal Nature by two ...
Neuroscience Apr 18, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
In a discovery that could help instructors better teach deaf children, a team of University of Chicago researchers has found that a gesture-sign mismatch made while explaining a math problem suggests that a deaf child is ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A dozen people camped out in front of the US Supreme Court overnight into Saturday to make sure they would get a first glimpse of a historic hearing into the president's health reform law next week.
Health Mar 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new clinical trial is to test whether a pocket-sized device that uses sound simulation to reboot faulty 'wiring' in the brain could cure people with the debilitating hearing disorder tinnitus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
The first national treatment guideline for sudden hearing loss, a frightening condition that sends thousands in the U.S. to the emergency room each year, was published this month in the journal OtolaryngologyHead an ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(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
Portions of a songbird's brain that control how it sings have been shown to decay within 24 hours of the animal losing its hearing.
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |