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July 14, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Research Shows Eyes Can be Used to Evaluate Hearing

University of Oregon neuroscientists have shown that a person's hearing can be assessed by measuring dilation of the pupils in...
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July 7, 2020 / Hearing

Humans’ Ears Perk at Interesting Sounds Like Animals

Many animals, including dogs, cats and various species of monkeys, will move their ears to better focus their attention on...
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June 23, 2020

Ear Infections Discovered in Remains from 15,000 Years Ago

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the...
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June 9, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Linked to Gene Mutations

Mutations in the TGFBR1 gene, the underlying cause of some cases of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS), may lead to hearing loss by preventing the...
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June 2, 2020

What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

It can be frustrating for people who struggle to hear everyday sounds and conversations to undergo a hearing test and...
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May 19, 2020

Research Examines Impacts of Auditory Processing Disorder

The recommended practices for diagnosis and intervention for central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) are dynamic, undergoing review and refinement as...
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May 12, 2020

Tinnitus Risk Increases When Diagnosed with Trigeminal Neuralgia

Researchers examined the risk of tinnitus within 1 year following trigeminal neuralgia using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance...
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May 5, 2020

How Does Hearing Loss Impact the Brain?

Daniela Beckmann, Mirko Feldmann, Olena Shchyglo and Professor Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Department of Neurophysiology of the Medical Faculty worked...
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April 21, 2020

Hormone Replacement Could Increase Hearing Loss Risk

The World Health Organization (WHO) define hearing loss as the inability to hear sounds of 25 decibels or under in speech. This often...
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April 20, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Study Examines Drug that Blocks Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Loud noise can damage the inner ear and cause hearing loss. Studying mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine...
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