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Hearing loss, impairment or deafness may be of two major types: one that develops some time in life, one that a baby is born with – or congenital deafness. Most commonly, hearing loss is seen with age or is caused by exposure to loud noises.
Study finds direct link between increasing width of vestibular aqueduct and severity of child's hearing loss

Study finds direct link between increasing width of vestibular aqueduct and severity of child's hearing loss

Inner ear gene therapy holds promise for treating patients with hearing loss and dizziness

Inner ear gene therapy holds promise for treating patients with hearing loss and dizziness

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

New recommendations aim to guide doctors and patients about testing, treatment options

New intervention may improve hearing aid wear time among older adults

New intervention may improve hearing aid wear time among older adults

Oticon raises awareness of how hearing loss treatment can have positive effect on quality of life

Oticon raises awareness of how hearing loss treatment can have positive effect on quality of life

Noise pollution in cities and hearing loss have 64% positive correlation, study reveals

Noise pollution in cities and hearing loss have 64% positive correlation, study reveals

First-ever clinical study shows that older adults benefit from hearing aid use

First-ever clinical study shows that older adults benefit from hearing aid use

New study seeks to understand how deaf infants with cochlear implants learn words

New study seeks to understand how deaf infants with cochlear implants learn words

Listening technique for cochlear implant users in noisy situations

Listening technique for cochlear implant users in noisy situations

New approach to generate high volume of hair cells may help restore full hearing

New approach to generate high volume of hair cells may help restore full hearing

Researchers identify new unexpected cause for hidden hearing loss

Researchers identify new unexpected cause for hidden hearing loss

UTMB researchers unravel mystery of how Zika virus causes birth defects

UTMB researchers unravel mystery of how Zika virus causes birth defects

Noise from bursting balloons can lead to hearing loss, say researchers

Noise from bursting balloons can lead to hearing loss, say researchers

Scientists restore partial hearing and balance in deaf mice using new gene therapy

Scientists restore partial hearing and balance in deaf mice using new gene therapy

Novel gene therapy restores partial hearing and balance in mice born with genetic deafness

Novel gene therapy restores partial hearing and balance in mice born with genetic deafness

Utah law increases early identification of infants with hearing loss, new study reveals

Utah law increases early identification of infants with hearing loss, new study reveals

Wayne State University researchers develop behavioral tool to identify tinnitus in rats

Wayne State University researchers develop behavioral tool to identify tinnitus in rats

Eosera introduces new solution for earwax impaction

Eosera introduces new solution for earwax impaction

Penn State researchers develop novel compound to combat cytomegalovirus

Penn State researchers develop novel compound to combat cytomegalovirus

March of Dimes provides New Year's resolution for moms-to-be to help have healthy baby

March of Dimes provides New Year's resolution for moms-to-be to help have healthy baby