Hearing Loss

Turning brain cells into skin cells

A new study published in Nature Communications reveals that it is possible to repurpose the function of different mature cells across the body—and harvest new tissue and organs from these cells.

Oct 18, 2017
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Is your partner's hearing loss driving you mad?

Having to shout to be heard, constantly repeating yourself and competing over the blare of a too-loud TV... living with someone experiencing hearing loss can be exhausting, frustrating and often dispiriting.

Oct 05, 2017
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Genes critical for hearing identified

Fifty-two previously unidentified genes that are critical for hearing have been found by testing over 3,000 mouse genes. The newly discovered genes will provide insights into the causes of hearing loss in humans, say scientists ...

Oct 12, 2017
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Hearing impairment is a disability wherein the ability to detect certain frequencies of sound is completely or partially impaired. Deafness can mean the same thing, but is more commonly applied to the case of severe or complete hearing impairment.

When applied to humans, the term hearing impaired is rejected by the majority of deaf people where the terms deaf and hard-of-hearing are preferred.

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