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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
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 |
Many adolescents frequently expose their ears to loud sounds, for example from portable music players. Some of them may think that 'the doctor said that my hearing is good, so I guess I can handle the loud volume'. A new ...
Health Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
On March 1, 2012, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published a new Clinical Practice Guideline on Sudden Hearing Loss (SHL). This guideline is published as a supplement to OtolaryngologyHead an ...
Surgery Mar 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Retinoblastoma patients who are younger than 6 months of age at the start of carboplatin treatment experience a higher incidence of ototoxicity, according to a study published online Feb. 27 ...
Cancer Feb 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
We depend on a barrage of standardized tests to assess everything from aptitude to intelligence. But do they provide an accurate forecast when it comes to something as complex as language? A study by Diane Pesco, an assistant ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 28, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another ...
Health Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Research at Victoria University aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hearing defects.
Medical research Feb 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Though an estimated 26.7 million Americans age 50 and older have hearing loss, only about one in seven uses a hearing aid, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study shows that Kineret (anakinra), a medication approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, is effective in stopping the progression of organ damage in people with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease ...
Inflammatory disorders Feb 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
US researchers have begun a groundbreaking trial to test the potential of umbilical cord blood transplants, a kind of stem cell therapy, to treat and possibly reverse hearing loss in infants.
Medical research Feb 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
We all know that it can take a little while for our hearing to bounce back after listening to our iPods too loud or attending a raucous concert. But new research at the University of Michigan Health System ...
Neuroscience Feb 01, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 2 |
Having diabetes may cause women to experience a greater degree of hearing loss as they age, especially if the metabolic disorder is not well controlled with medication, according to a new study from Henry Ford Hospital in ...
Diabetes Jan 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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
Deaf people who use sign language are quicker at recognizing and interpreting body language than hearing non-signers, according to new research from investigators at UC Davis and UC Irvine.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |