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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.
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

Scientists examine association between hearing loss and iron deficiency anemia

Scientists examine association between hearing loss and iron deficiency anemia

UConn researchers develop new test to identify 'hidden' hearing deficits

UConn researchers develop new test to identify 'hidden' hearing deficits

Simple listening tactic could benefit cochlear implant users in noisy social settings

Simple listening tactic could benefit cochlear implant users in noisy social settings

Genetic mutation may increase susceptibility to cytomegalovirus infection

Genetic mutation may increase susceptibility to cytomegalovirus infection

Newborns with CMV may have increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia

Newborns with CMV may have increased risk of developing acute lymphocytic leukemia

Technological advancements in hearing implants

Technological advancements in hearing implants

FDA announces important steps to improve consumer access to hearing aids

FDA announces important steps to improve consumer access to hearing aids

New treatment prevents chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in children with cancer

New treatment prevents chemotherapy-induced hearing loss in children with cancer