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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

Researchers Identify New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss

Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have discovered a new potential contributor to age-related hearing loss, a...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

hearWHO App Launched to Help Detect Hearing Loss

Ahead of the annual World Hearing Day (3 March), the World Health Organization (WHO) has launched "hearWHO", a free application...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing Loss

Neuron Study Could Help in Hearing Loss Treatment

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified four types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

WHO Report Shows Untreated Hearing Loss Costs Americans Billions

Disabling hearing loss in the USA costs around $133 billion each year. This is around $9,100 per person with an...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

OSU Professor Makes Strides in Hearing Aid Research

An Ohio State professor has made strides in hearing aid research in an effort to solve a difficult auditory occurrence...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

New WHO-ITU Standard Aims to Prevent Hearing Loss in Young People

Nearly 50% of people aged 12-35 years – or 1.1 billion young people – are at risk of hearing loss...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and High Blood Pressure

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major risk factor for stroke and heart disease, which affects nearly 70 million...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

Can Hearing Loss Impact Your Balance?

Hearing loss is a condition that greatly affects a person’s quality of life. It can happen suddenly, but it can also...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing

Untreated Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Seniors

Hearing loss among seniors is not always recognized and treated, but if it were it might help head off late-life...
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September 16, 2019 / Hearing Loss

Study Shows Hearing Loss Marked by Protein Boom in Blood

Blood levels of a special protein found only in the inner ear spike after exposure to loud noise, UConn Health...
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