Health

Wearing hearing aid may help protect brain in later life

A new study has concluded that people who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problems maintain better brain function over time than those who do not. It builds on important research in recent years pulled together ...

HIV & AIDS

Report aims to STACK the odds for adolescents living with HIV

Researchers are arriving in Durban today to present groundbreaking work on adolescents living with HIV in South Africa. Mzantsi Wakho is the world's largest cohort study that includes this vital demographic, with core funders ...

Neuroscience

Hearing through your fingers: Device that converts speech

A novel study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience provides the first evidence that a simple and inexpensive non-invasive speech-to-touch sensory substitution device has the potential to improve hearing in ...

HIV & AIDS

Double success for innovative 'child-friendly' HIV treatment

University of Liverpool's Nanomedicine research has been recognized by The (US) President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and a fundraising campaign to help improve drug therapies for children with HIV has reached its target ...

Medical research

Drones support remote village medical treatment

An international team of health-care investigators is piloting a new medical-delivery system that uses a "surgical strike" approach to solve pandemic problems.

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