- Published on Thursday, 09 November 2017 17:11
Researchers from Gallaudet University, Washington, D.C. (USA), led by Laura Ann Petitto, researcher and educational neuroscientist, are developing a robot called the Robot Avatar Thermal-Enhanced prototype (RAVE) to help children develop language skills.
- Published on Tuesday, 07 November 2017 15:05
Researchers at Binghamton University, New York, have found that spider silk improves the quality of microphones for hearing aids and other technologies.
- Published on Wednesday, 01 November 2017 11:18
An international group of researchers has found 52 novel candidate genes for hearing loss in the mouse model. These findings show that there is an even greater number of genes involved than was previously suspected.
- Published on Friday, 27 October 2017 17:40
A recent report as part of an Australian parliamentary inquiry into hearing health has revealed that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are at critical risk from otitis media infections.
- Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 16:05
A study funded by the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) into the healthcare cost of tinnitus management in the UK has calculated that the average cost of tinnitus treatment per patient per year is £717, equating to an NHS healthcare bill of £750 million per year.
- Published on Monday, 16 October 2017 15:57
Universal newborn hearing screening (NHS) is not sufficient to improve language skills in children who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, according to a new study carried out by researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio (USA).
- Published on Friday, 06 October 2017 17:09
A prospective study carried out by researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas, USA has found no evidence of auditory nerve injury or permanent hearing difficulties in young adults after they attended a loud event.
- Published on Monday, 02 October 2017 12:40
In regulatory news reported by Business Insider, Sensorion, a biotech company developing novel treatments for inner ear diseases, recently published findings showing that orally administered SENS-401 significantly prevented cisplatin-induced hearing loss in preclinical models.
- Published on Tuesday, 26 September 2017 12:19
Researchers from the Seoul National University Hospital and Medical Center recently published an article with novel findings on sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) in the pediatric population.