News tagged with sensory loss
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of progenitor cells in the inner ear that can become the sensory hair cells and adjacent supporting cells that enable hearing. Studying these ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Hearing loss is a significant public health problem affecting close to 50 million people in the United States alone. Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common form and is caused by the loss of sensory ...
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (39) | 16 |
For scientists who study the genetics of hearing and deafness, finding the exact genetic machinery in the inner ear that responds to sound waves and converts them into electrical impulses, the language of ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 5 |
Structure of a bond formed by two proteins critical for hearing and balance described for the first time
Researchers have mapped the precise 3-D atomic structure of a thin protein filament critical for cells in the inner ear and calculated the force necessary to pull it apart.
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Leptin—commonly dubbed the "fat hormone"—does more than tell the brain when to eat. A new study by researchers at The University of Akron and Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) shows that leptin ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(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 |
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
Georgia Tech researchers have created a wireless, musical glove that may improve sensation and motor skills for people with paralyzing spinal cord injury (SCI).
Neuroscience Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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
(HealthDay) -- Migraine headaches are more likely to plague people with celiac disease than those without it, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
McGill physiology research team sheds light on how the brain processes what we sense.
Neuroscience Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The use of Oxiplex gel (containing carboxymethylcellulose, polyethylene oxide, and calcium) to coat the surgical site during discectomy procedures for the treatment of lumbar disc herniation ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 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
With a new application developed by a U-M neurologist, better understanding of the anatomy of the peripheral nervous system can be found right on your iPhone.
Neuroscience Jul 12, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Neural and biochemical processes that are affected by the loss of olfactory sensory perception are now being explored. These studies provide insight into the effects of the loss of smell on corresponding relevant ...
Neuroscience Jun 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0