Research

New phase II grant for Oricula Therapeutics LLC.

Research

Oricula Therapeutics LLC., a biotech company based in Seattle, Washington State is working to develop the first medication approved to prevent hearing loss related to aminoglycoside antibiotics.

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Young Americans expose their hearing to high risk

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Prevention

The latest study by the Hear the World Foundation reveals gaps in our knowledge surrounding hearing and hearing loss as well as the potential consequences for our ears.

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5 Distinguished Researchers to Newly Created Ida Institute Research Committee

Committee Chair Louise Hickson, PhD, Professor of Audiology and Co-Director, Communication Disability Centre, The University of Queensland.

Funding and Grants

The Research Committee members will review and select grant proposals for research projects designed to develop knowledge and understanding of the outcomes and implications of person-centered care for professionals and patients in hearing care.

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New study: remote care for people with cochlear implants

Assistance

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A team of audiologists from the University of Southampton (UK) are examining how cochlear implant users could manage their own care program through a remote system.

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Research study: understanding hearing through music

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STUDY

A study that examines how musicians process speech in noisy environments with the aim of applying this knowledge to people with hearing loss.

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Phenotyping noise-induced hearing loss in mice

Research

Researchers from a number of universities and institutes in Southern California have expanded the knowledge of hearing characteristics in inbred mouse strains, a model known to be particularly useful in hearing research.

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Collaborative research project to detect early hearing loss in cystic fibrosis patients

Study

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Researchers in Nottingham are investigating a new hearing test that may enable early detection of hearing loss in people with cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Study in mice: sound deprivation leads to irreversible hearing loss

Research

Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston (USA) have shown that sound deprivation in adult mice causes irreversible damage to the inner ear, Eurekalert reports.

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Aging alters our perception of time

Study

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Researchers from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada have found that elderly people find it more difficult to distinguishing the order of events than younger adults.

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The effects of hearing impairment on music quality perception

Research

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Researchers in China have shown that binaural symmetrical hearing is important to achieve a high level of music quality perception in listeners with hearing impairment.

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