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Neuroscientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are offering hope to the 10 percent of the population who suffer from tinnitus a constant, often high-pitched ringing or buzzing in the ears that can be annoying ...
Medical research Sep 12, 2011 | 4.4 / 5 (19) | 7 |
(AP) -- A bit of creativity never hurts, especially when it comes to solving health problems in developing countries.
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows that declines in hearing ability may accelerate gray mater atrophy in auditory areas of the brain and increase the listening ...
Neuroscience Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
How well do you need to hear in order to do your job, and how should your hearing be measured?
Health Aug 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Motorcycle helmets, while protecting bikers' brains, may also be contributing to hearing loss. Scientists mapped the airflow and noise patterns to find out why.
Health Jul 29, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- International researchers will gather in London this week to discuss their research on preventing hearing loss with dietary supplements.
Health Jul 25, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 0
NYU School of Medicine researchers report in a new study that exposure to tobacco smoke nearly doubles the risk of hearing loss among adolescents. The study is published in the July, 2011, issue of Archives of Otolaryngology ...
Health Jul 18, 2011 | 3.5 / 5 (2) | 4 |
Usher syndrome is the most common form of combined congenital deaf-blindness in humans and affects 1 in 6,000 of the population. It is a recessive inherited disease that is both clinically and genetically ...
Genetics Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The mechanisms used by the brain to distinguish contrasting sounds may be similar to those used to visually pick out a face in the crowd.
Neuroscience Jun 24, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
A virus that causes hearing loss and intellectual disabilities in infants is being underdiagnosed, according to UNSW researchers, who are calling for routine screening for all pregnant women and newborns.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New research from the University of Leicester demonstrates that general practitioners (GPs) are struggling to correctly identify people in the early stages of dementia resulting in both missed cases (false negatives) and ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 20, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New software 'hearing dummies' are part of cutting-edge research that promises to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of hearing impairments.
Other Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Canadians who are less educated and have a lower income start out less healthy than their wealthier and better-educated compatriots, and remain so over the course of their lives.
Health Jun 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Lying in bed at night, one of the worst sounds a person can hear is the buzz of a nearby mosquito. Concentrating on the buzzing might keep you from falling asleep, but it also seems to heighten the awareness ...
Neuroscience Jun 02, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 3 |
Swabbing a newborn's mouth for saliva can be used to quickly and effectively screen for cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, a leading cause of hearing loss in children, says research in the June 2 issue of the New England Jo ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |