- Published on 03 April 2019
A sizeable research grant from the US National Institutes for Health (NIH) has set up the University of Minnesota to lead a global project into developing a different kind of implant to the cochlear variety, one that can restore normal hearing.
- Published on 29 March 2019
A statistical analysis by US researchers has turned up a strikingly higher likelihood of alcohol and drug abuse in under-50-year-olds with hearing loss versus their normal hearing counterparts.
- Published on 12 March 2019
A Finnish research team has announced positive results from a recent investigation into the role of singing and instrument playing in speech perception in noise of children with cochlear implants.
- Published on 28 February 2019
Can a drug therapy ever be found that will reverse age-related sensorineural hearing loss? Dutch firm Audion Therapeutics is hailing positive safety and tolerability results in the early stages of developing such medication.
- Published on 07 February 2019
A Moscow-based study has discovered several new mutations behind the rare Usher syndrome variety of deafblindness. Researchers say the finding can be useful in confirming diagnosis of the condition.
- Published on 04 February 2019
What do musicians with hearing loss most fear? A new study suggests their hearing aids have limitations when it comes to following the finer details of music and instructions from conductors.
Call for Medicare to cover hearing as study reveals income factor in elderly access to audiology services
- Published on 28 January 2019
A new Johns Hopkins University study has revealed that older adults do not access professional help with hearing aids, while poorer users are more likely than the affluent to struggle with their devices.
- Published on 21 January 2019
US researchers have flagged up the links between hearing dysfunction and ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), claiming that early audiological screening could also screen for autism.
Study confirms "unacceptable frequency" of adverse events from MRI scans on patients with hearing implants
- Published on 14 January 2019
Safety levels for hearing implant users undergoing magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans are unacceptable and must be improved, concludes a recently published US study led by Matthew Shew, of the University of Kansas Medical Center.
- Published on 11 January 2019
Disability payouts are received by a million military veterans for hearing damage, and the US Navy is now carefully studying the full effects of this professional hazard and seeking greater protection.