- Published on 07 December 2020
An early diagnosis system using gene mutation analysis has been successfully tested by the University Clinic of Navarra (UNAV) in Spain, as well as several laboratories and hospitals in Spain, Portugal and France.
- Published on 04 December 2020
The growing informational and material resources offered to researchers by biobanks could help bring game-changing discoveries in hearing, even cures. And research into tinnitus is just one area that can potentially benefit from these data collections as their focus on hearing becomes broader.
- Published on 23 November 2020
Early non-verbal communication skills involving gestural behaviour can be severely impacted by infant deafness, reveals new research by psychologists at the University of Sheffield, UK.
- Published on 21 November 2020
An algorithm developed by researchers at the Bionics Institute in Melbourne, Australia may pave the way to providing a tool for clinicians to detect and objectively measure a patient’s tinnitus.
- Published on 18 November 2020
Market approval may still be several years away for a totally implantable cochlear implant (CI), but the Austrian hearing tech firm MED-EL is currently performing its first surgeries in this direction with the project at the clinical feasibility study stage.
- Published on 17 November 2020
Developing some kind of narrative around hearing technology is a must for all manufacturers, but the Demant group digs deep into the subsoil of science with the BrainHearing framework it has built around its Oticon brand devices.
- Published on 06 November 2020
The notoriously difficult task of sampling the stress hormone cortisol—in high levels a risk factor of depression—may be eased if sought in earwax, according to a study led by Dr Andres Herane-Vives of University College London's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience.
- Published on 05 November 2020
A new study of 3,103 tinnitus sufferers led by the UK's Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) revealed that as many as 40% of those displaying symptoms of COVID-19 claimed to have experienced a simultaneous worsening of their condition.
- Published on 27 October 2020
New research using improved microscopy techniques suggests that age-related hearing loss is primarily caused by damage to inner ear sensory cells, pointing to regeneration of hair cells as a potential solvent future therapy.
- Published on 25 October 2020
Does COVID-19 cause hearing loss? The UK's Manchester Biomedical Centre has won funding to help answer this hotspot question by carrying out a comprehensive clinical and diagnostic research study on post-hospitalised COVID-19 patients.