- Published on 11 October 2019
The quality of speech and the patterns of language developed by children learning English is affected by the depth and proficiency of the vocabulary and grammar they hear in acquiring it, a new US study shows.
- Published on 06 October 2019
Will deep learning algorithms eventually provide more reliable analyses of diagnostic tests than medical professionals? When it comes to medical imaging, a new meta-analysis cautiously concludes that the accuracy of AI diagnosis is now equivalent to that of trained doctors.
- Published on 01 October 2019
An ethnically-based study by New Zealand researchers has related hearing impairment with moderate delinquency, underlining the serious social and economic impact of hearing disability on individuals and families.
- Published on 21 September 2019
A drug shown in trials to relieve tinnitus and sensorineural hearing loss symptoms in Meniere's disease (MD) sufferers is being fast-tracked the the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) stringent new drug application process.
- Published on 20 September 2019
Researchers from Xiangya Hospital in China's Hunan Province have discovered a gene associated with hearing loss, a breakthrough that should help in diagnosis and treatment strategies.
- Published on 11 September 2019
In a move that Apple claims will allow customers to contribute to medical discoveries, the phone and computer giant is to conduct three large-scale health studies, one of them into the impact of everyday sound exposure on hearing.
- Published on 29 August 2019
Potential therapeutic benefits for a range of conditions including tinnitus have been glimpsed thanks to newly published research involving vagus nerve stimulation (VNS) in rats.
- Published on 25 August 2019
As many as 56% of abstracts in psychology and psychiatry journals contain spin to boost their results, according to a recent study by Oklahoma researchers.
- Published on 20 August 2019
The human cochlea is sex-typed from an early post-natal age - this is the startling and welcome finding of a study that has delivered the first reliable method for sex determination, even in child skeletons and cases with missing or degraded DNA molecules.
- Published on 14 August 2019
If the mice are right, there is a drug fix for age-related hearing loss just around the next bureaucratic corner: the hormone aldosterone, combined with anti-inflammatory medicine, can rejuvenate hearing, says the team behind the development.