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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.
URMC expert to give free talk on hearing loss

URMC expert to give free talk on hearing loss

Extra workplace decibels increase risks of work-related accidents and road collisions

Extra workplace decibels increase risks of work-related accidents and road collisions

Physicians perform rare surgery to restore hearing to a deaf patient

Physicians perform rare surgery to restore hearing to a deaf patient

New guidelines for dealing with earwax

New guidelines for dealing with earwax

Earwax removal - new guidelines

Earwax removal - new guidelines

Smoking and obesity linked to hearing loss

Smoking and obesity linked to hearing loss

Smoking and body mass index found to be risk factors in age-related hearing loss

Smoking and body mass index found to be risk factors in age-related hearing loss

Old age is the new middle age - Health Secretary Alan Johnson says

Old age is the new middle age - Health Secretary Alan Johnson says

Youngest patient worldwide to have auditory implant in the brain stem

Youngest patient worldwide to have auditory implant in the brain stem

University of Alabama at Birmingham opens adult Down Syndrome clinic

University of Alabama at Birmingham opens adult Down Syndrome clinic

Background noises don't just cover up conversation, they may actually scramble brain activity

Background noises don't just cover up conversation, they may actually scramble brain activity

Researchers dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders now have a new home

Researchers dedicated to improving the health of all New Zealanders now have a new home