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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.
Targeting risk factors throughout life stages could prevent 35% of dementia cases, study reveals

Targeting risk factors throughout life stages could prevent 35% of dementia cases, study reveals

New report highlights beneficial effects of nonmedical interventions for people with dementia

New report highlights beneficial effects of nonmedical interventions for people with dementia

Early intervention can lead to better vocabulary in infants with hearing loss

Early intervention can lead to better vocabulary in infants with hearing loss

Internet-connected smart hearing aid: a life changing solution?

Internet-connected smart hearing aid: a life changing solution?

Experts call for comprehensive, global initiative to combat hearing loss

Experts call for comprehensive, global initiative to combat hearing loss

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Scientists reveal role of cellular prion protein in development of NF2-related tumors

Study sheds light on how key protein allows hearing to work

Study sheds light on how key protein allows hearing to work

Study could help surgeons choose best approaches for hearing preservation in cochlear implant patients

Study could help surgeons choose best approaches for hearing preservation in cochlear implant patients

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

UCLA-led study reveals possibility of CMV and HIV transmission from mothers to infants

New program provides free hearing aids to low-income, uninsured adults

New program provides free hearing aids to low-income, uninsured adults

Research shows how sign language exposure affects young cochlear implant recipients

Research shows how sign language exposure affects young cochlear implant recipients

Testicular cancer survivors with low testosterone more likely to have chronic health problems

Testicular cancer survivors with low testosterone more likely to have chronic health problems

Jaw malformations in zebrafish could provide clues about hearing loss in mice and humans

Jaw malformations in zebrafish could provide clues about hearing loss in mice and humans

NUS scientists develop novel handheld device for treatment of 'glue ear' in children

NUS scientists develop novel handheld device for treatment of 'glue ear' in children

Study provides insights into how HCMV infection causes birth defects

Study provides insights into how HCMV infection causes birth defects

Scientists use new RNA sequencing and statistical techniques to track stem cells in the nose

Scientists use new RNA sequencing and statistical techniques to track stem cells in the nose

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

Use of postmenopausal hormone therapy may increase risk of hearing loss

IU researchers develop new method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells

IU researchers develop new method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells

UM SOM expert diagnoses severe illness that destroyed hearing of Spanish artist

UM SOM expert diagnoses severe illness that destroyed hearing of Spanish artist