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Mothers with HIV: Risk of Hearing Loss for Children

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[27/06/2012] Children exposed to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in the womb may be more likely to experience hearing loss by age 16 than their unexposed peers, according to scientists in a National Institutes of Health research network.Mothers with HIV: Risk of Hearing Loss for Children - Read more

Laser Technology Can Improve Hearing

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[23/04/2012] The Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) is developing innovative technologies for improved insertion techniques and exact fitting of cochlea implants in the inner ear, as well as better quality for residual hearing.Laser Technology Can Improve Hearing - Read more

Hearing Loss Linked to 3-Fold Risk of Falling

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[07/03/2012] Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another huge public health problem: falls.Hearing Loss Linked to 3-Fold Risk of Falling - Read more

Deaf Sign Language Users Pick Up Faster on Body Language

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[25/01/2012] Deaf people who use sign language are quicker at recognising and interpreting body language than hearing non-signers, according to new research from investigators at University of California - Davis.Deaf Sign Language Users Pick Up Faster on Body Language - Read more

New Software 'Hearing Dummies' Pave the Way for Tailor-Made Hearing Aids

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[20/06/2011] New software 'hearing dummies' are part of research that promises to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of hearing impairments. New Software 'Hearing Dummies' Pave the Way for Tailor-Made Hearing Aids - Read more

How the Deaf Have Super Vision

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[18/10/2010] Deaf or blind people often report enhanced abilities in their remaining senses. Researchers have discovered there is a causal link between enhanced visual abilities and reorganisation of the part of the brain that usually handles auditory input in congenitally deaf cats.How the Deaf Have Super Vision - Read more

Noise and Chemicals: Workers Lose their Hearing

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[01/10/2010] A study has shown that the presence of chemical contaminants can interact with noise and modify the way in which work-related "deafness" – which is increasingly common among young people – manifests itself.Noise and Chemicals: Workers Lose their Hearing - Read more

Testing Sign Language by Cell Phone

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[18/08/2010] Engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test.Testing Sign Language by Cell Phone - Read more

Visual System Interprets Sign Languages

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[05/07/2010] Spanish researchers selected over twenty of the hundreds of signs to develop a new visual interpretation system which allows deaf people to carry out consultations in the language they commonly use.Visual System Interprets Sign Languages - Read more

Kids with One Ear Hearing Loss Fall Behind in Language Skills

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[31/05/2010] By the time they reach school age, one in 20 children has hearing loss in one ear. That can raise significant hurdles for these children, because loss of hearing in one ear hurts their ability to comprehend and use language.Kids with One Ear Hearing Loss Fall Behind in Language Skills - Read more

 
 

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