- Published on 19 January 2018
In early January, important research findings from a French team looking at the association between hearing loss and the 4D tetrad (depression, dementia, dependence and death) were published in The Journals of Gerontology.
- Published on 16 January 2018
Switzerland’s Auris Medical Holding AG, a clinical-stage company working on developing therapeutics in otolaryngology, announced further results from the HEALOS Phase 3 trial in early January.
- Published on 09 January 2018
Specialty clinical information website Healio.com recently reported on a meta-analysis of 40 studies with a total of over 34,000 participants that showed a small but significant association between hearing loss related to age and all domains of cognitive function.
- Published on 08 January 2018
3D printing has been used in many areas of medicine and is being evaluated in an ever increasing number of disciplines and conditions. Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine have tested 3D printing in the area of prosthetic replacements for damaged parts of the middle ear.
- Published on 05 January 2018
Researchers in China recently carried out a large-scale study to explore the effects of FOXO3 genetic polymorphism on individual susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), one of the most important occupational disorders.
- Published on 28 December 2017
New zoology research has found that four species of whales and dolphins can tune down the volume to protect their hearing. The findings are to be published in the journal Integrative Zoology.
- Published on 22 December 2017
A new study carried out at Wright State University in Fairborn, Ohio (USA) has shown that neurofeedback training may be able to reduce the severity of tinnitus or even eliminate the condition.
- Published on 12 December 2017
Researchers from the Departments of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Korea University and Seoul National University Boramae Medical Center recently published their findings in the journal The Laryngoscope following a systematic review and meta-analysis of risk factors in pediatric tinnitus.
- Published on 29 November 2017
Hearing loss has been shown to be associated with a wide range of other health problems, including depression, concentration difficulties, memory issues, and even dementia. New evidence now adds interpersonal communication breakdown to the list.