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For newborns with hearing loss, screening opens window to a world of sound

For newborns with hearing loss, screening opens window to a world of sound

EPFL and Mass. Eye and Ear researchers are developing highly elastic hearing implants

EPFL and Mass. Eye and Ear researchers are developing highly elastic hearing implants

Mild-to-moderate hearing loss during childhood can lead to changes in neural processing of sounds

Mild-to-moderate hearing loss during childhood can lead to changes in neural processing of sounds

Music can help develop speech and language skills in hearing-impaired children

Music can help develop speech and language skills in hearing-impaired children

Simple speech-to-touch sensory substitution device can improve hearing

Simple speech-to-touch sensory substitution device can improve hearing

People under age 50 with hearing loss more likely to misuse alcohol and drugs

People under age 50 with hearing loss more likely to misuse alcohol and drugs

New $9.7 million NIH grant project seeks to improve hearing restoration

New $9.7 million NIH grant project seeks to improve hearing restoration

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

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

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows

Electrical impulses to the olfactory bulb can provide sense of smell, research shows

Advanced Bionics announces FDA approval of HiRes Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant

Advanced Bionics announces FDA approval of HiRes Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant

Auditory brainstem implant helps patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

Auditory brainstem implant helps patients with neurofibromatosis type 2

MED-EL introduces new revolutionary surgical planning software

MED-EL introduces new revolutionary surgical planning software

Children with cochlear implant learn words faster than kids with normal hearing

Children with cochlear implant learn words faster than kids with normal hearing

New biodegradable sensors could assist doctors when examining serious health conditions

New biodegradable sensors could assist doctors when examining serious health conditions

New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions

New biodegradable pressure sensor could help monitor serious health conditions

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

FDA approves remote programming feature for Nucleus Cochlear Implant System via telemedicine

FDA approves remote programming feature for Nucleus Cochlear Implant System via telemedicine

People with hearing loss need better technology to overcome background noise, report reveals

People with hearing loss need better technology to overcome background noise, report reveals

MED-EL introduces world’s first cochlear implant powered by wireless charging

MED-EL introduces world’s first cochlear implant powered by wireless charging

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?