- Published on 02 April 2015
The inner ear balance system, also called the vestibular system, deteriorates with age just like the rest of the body. This may sound logical, but we are presently only starting to fathom the extent of the consequences of this process.
- Published on 23 February 2015
Findings of a new study have provided support for the idea that auditory feedback is an important part of early speech development.
- Published on 10 February 2015
A scientific team from the Instituto de Investigación en Discapacidades Neurológicas (IDINE) at the University of Castilla-La Mancha and Soniotica has designed an innovative animal model to assess presbycusis with Wistar rats, a species which does not present associated pathologies, and offers similar characteristics to those found in human beings.
- Published on 12 January 2015
A recent study indicates that hearing aids may be a novel treatment option for imbalance in older adults with hearing loss, and suggests that this may offer significant benefit for avoiding falls.