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Researchers help uncover root cause of childhood deafness - Manhattan Mercury



Researchers help uncover root cause of childhood deafness 
Manhattan Mercury
The discovery is the result of collaborative research between Kansas State University and the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, part of the National Institutes of Health. The institute and the NIH's National Center for ...

 


Doctors Once Prescribed Terrifying Plane Flights to ?Cure? Deafness - Smithsonian



Smithsonian
 
Doctors Once Prescribed Terrifying Plane Flights to ?Cure? Deafness 
Smithsonian
On a clear March day in 1921, an Army Air Service plane took off from a military airfield in Washington, D.C. Aboard were two men: the pilot and a lone passenger, 22-year-old Henry A. Renz, Jr. A veteran of the First World War, Renz had lost his voice ...

 


Global Hearing Aids Market to Reach $6 Billion by 2025 - Crystal ... - PR Newswire (press release)



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Global Hearing Aids Market to Reach $6 Billion by 2025 - Crystal ... 
PR Newswire (press release)
The Global Hearing Aids Market was evaluated over USD 4.17 billion in 2016 and is anticipated to reach approximately USD 6 billion by 2025, while registering ...
For Many Oklahomans, Better Hearing Is Beyond Their Means ... Oklahoma Watch
Global Hearing Aids Market to Reach $6 Billion by 2025 - Crystal Market Research PR Newswire UK (press release)

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Secret to why birds DON'T lose their hearing with age could help treat deafness in the elderly - Daily Mail



Daily Mail
 
Secret to why birds DON'T lose their hearing with age could help treat deafness in the elderly 
Daily Mail
Birds do not suffer hearing loss as they get older, a discovery which could lead to new treatments for deafness, scientists say. A study of barn owls (file photo) found they have 'ageless ears', an evolutionary advantage that is absent in humans and ...
Could barn owls be key to cure for deafness? Netdoctor
Barn owls could hold the key to treating deafness in the elderly Barchester Healthcare (blog)
Owl ears offer hope for deaf The Times

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TN fights deafness the costly way, then turns wiser - Times of India (blog)



Times of India (blog)
 
TN fights deafness the costly way, then turns wiser 
Times of India (blog)
After forking out several crores in excess for hundreds of cochlear implants, the Tamil Nadu government has reduced the amount reimbursed for purchase of the implants from Rs5.35 lakh to Rs3.84 lakh. The move, which would save Rs1.51 lakh per implant, ...

 


Signs of change - The Telegraph



Signs of change 
The Telegraph
Around 80 per cent of children with deafness have no knowledge or understanding of language when they start school. They have poor social skills. "Eighty-five per cent of primary school teachers in the state don't know how to teach these children ...

 


Scientists develop method that may help treat deafness though gene therapy - Bel Marra Health



Bel Marra Health
 
Scientists develop method that may help treat deafness though gene therapy 
Bel Marra Health
treat deafness though gene therapy Our ability to use our ears to hear the world around us is a vital trait that makes navigating the world around us much easier. We use our hearing every day and often take it for granted. Approximately 15 percent or ...
New Assay Leads to Step Toward Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients The Lund Report

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Deafness does not stop duo from volunteering at Games - The Star Online



The Star Online
 
Deafness does not stop duo from volunteering at Games 
The Star Online
KUALA LUMPUR: Much like the athletes competing in the 9th Asean Para Games, two women aren't letting their disabilities hold them back. Elaine Yee Chek Yin, 29, and Isabella Choo Yuit Peng, 34, are both deaf but have decided to become volunteers for ...

 


Usher syndrome: Gene therapy restores hearing and balance - Science Daily



Usher syndrome: Gene therapy restores hearing and balance 
Science Daily
To date, mutations in more than 100 genes have been associated with inner ear defects, and it is estimated that mutations in more than 100 genes can cause genetic forms of deafness. The various hereditary forms of hearing loss include Usher syndrome ...

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Deafness doesn't block Marble Falls defensive lineman from goals - DailyTrib.com



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Deafness doesn't block Marble Falls defensive lineman from goals 
DailyTrib.com
Marble Falls High School senior receiver Keegan Deering catches a 4-yard touchdown pass with 34 seconds left in the first half to give the Mustangs a 10-8 lead against Austin Crockett going into the locker room Sept. 15. Marble Falls won 16-8. Photo by ...