News tagged with hearing impairments

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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Wbp2 is a novel deafness gene

Researchers at King's College London and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the United Kingdom have for the first time demonstrated a direct link between the Wbp2 gene and progressive hearing loss. The scientists report ...

Feb 08, 2016
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Team shows that hearing aids improve memory, speech

A recent study by Jamie Desjardins, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the speech-language pathology program at The University of Texas at El Paso, found that hearing aids improve brain function in persons with hearing loss.

Jan 29, 2016
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