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The word audiology is made up of two roots: Audio and Logy. ‘Audio’ refers to ‘hear’ and ‘logy’ to ‘the study of’. In essence, audiology is the study of hearing - as the inner ear is also required for balance, this is also included in the study. In medical terms it is the branch of science dedicated to the study of hearing, balance and their associated disorders.
Chronic conductive hearing loss linked to speech recognition deficits

Chronic conductive hearing loss linked to speech recognition deficits

New budget boosts health coverage for low-income Californians

New budget boosts health coverage for low-income Californians

Expansion of eligibility criteria means more people will benefit from cochlear implants

Expansion of eligibility criteria means more people will benefit from cochlear implants

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals

Largest description of ST3GAL5 deficiency combined using data from 104 individuals

Signs of memory loss could point to hearing issues

Signs of memory loss could point to hearing issues

Hearing challenges still reported by high proportion of older people with hearing aids

Hearing challenges still reported by high proportion of older people with hearing aids

Manx Telecom unveils MT clearSound that improves clarity of mobile phone calls

Manx Telecom unveils MT clearSound that improves clarity of mobile phone calls

Earwax, of all things, poses unrecognized risk in long-term care

Earwax, of all things, poses unrecognized risk in long-term care

Oticon announces smallest ever hearing aid to date

Oticon announces smallest ever hearing aid to date

Seattle Children's opens new clinic to provide convenient access to pediatric specialty care services

Seattle Children's opens new clinic to provide convenient access to pediatric specialty care services

Etiologies of growing pains

Etiologies of growing pains

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

Eosera announces enhancement to Earwax MD offering at AAA 2018

Eosera announces enhancement to Earwax MD offering at AAA 2018

Machine learning algorithm uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children

Machine learning algorithm uses brain scans to predict language ability in deaf children

Children, adults depend more on right ear for better listening

Children, adults depend more on right ear for better listening

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

New set of guidelines released for managing and caring patients with mitochondrial disease

Brain-training could help elderly people increase their understanding of words in noisy situations

Brain-training could help elderly people increase their understanding of words in noisy situations

Pitch intonation in voices identified by special neurons

Pitch intonation in voices identified by special neurons

Over-the-counter devices hold their own against costly hearing aids

Over-the-counter devices hold their own against costly hearing aids

Researchers devise new hearing test to accurately predict soldiers’ auditory fitness-for-duty

Researchers devise new hearing test to accurately predict soldiers’ auditory fitness-for-duty