- Published on Monday, 08 January 2018 09:03
3D printing has been used in many areas of medicine and is being evaluated in an ever increasing number of disciplines and conditions. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have tested 3D printing in the area of prosthetic replacements for damaged parts of the middle ear.
- Published on Friday, 05 January 2018 09:05
Researchers in China recently carried out a large-scale study to explore the effects of FOXO3 genetic polymorphism on individual susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), one of the most important occupational disorders.
- Published on Thursday, 28 December 2017 10:27
New zoology research has found that four species of whales and dolphins can tune down the volume to protect their hearing. The findings are to be published in the journal Integrative Zoology.
- Published on Friday, 22 December 2017 14:50
A new study carried out at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio (USA) has shown that neurofeedback training may be able to reduce the severity of tinnitus or even eliminate the condition.
- Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 12:00
Researchers from the Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Korea University and Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center recently published their findings in the journal The Laryngoscope following a systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors in pediatric tinnitus.
- Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 10:25
Hearing loss has been shown to be associated with a wide range of other health problems, including depression, concentration difficulties, memory issues, and even dementia. New evidence now adds interpersonal communication breakdown to the list.
- Published on Tuesday, 28 November 2017 15:51
A recent study carried out by researchers working at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (USA) showed that a master-switch protein, epithelial splicing regulatory protein 1 (ESRP1), may be associated with non-syndromic sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
- Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 16:47
Decreasing abilities involving sight and hearing are commonly recognized as part of aging, but touch, smell and taste may also become less acute.
- Published on Tuesday, 14 November 2017 16:14
Scientists at Oregon State University (OSU; Corvallis, OR, USA) believe they have made an important discovery in relation to gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a better way to test a specific protein that is essential for hearing.
- Published on Monday, 13 November 2017 17:02
Innovative research carried out at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts (USA) has shown that a new video game may help older people with hearing loss improve their ability to follow speech in noisy environments.