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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.
Speech difficulties in five-year-old internationally adopted children with cleft palate

Speech difficulties in five-year-old internationally adopted children with cleft palate

Chronic conductive hearing loss linked to speech recognition deficits

Chronic conductive hearing loss linked to speech recognition deficits

Hearing aid use linked to lower risks of dementia, depression and falls

Hearing aid use linked to lower risks of dementia, depression and falls

'Junk food' diet can lead to blindness

'Junk food' diet can lead to blindness

GN Hearing launches a suite of new custom-crafted hearing aids

GN Hearing launches a suite of new custom-crafted hearing aids

Unique Victorian databank on childhood hearing loss to go global

Unique Victorian databank on childhood hearing loss to go global

Age-related hearing loss could be prevented with development of novel drug

Age-related hearing loss could be prevented with development of novel drug

Developing safe imaging tools to better identify the risk of preterm birth

Developing safe imaging tools to better identify the risk of preterm birth

Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people

Hearing loss linked to mental, physical, and social illnesses in older people

Hearing loss in older people linked to outdoor activity restriction, anxiety, memory loss

Hearing loss in older people linked to outdoor activity restriction, anxiety, memory loss

Researchers develop a more precise version of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system

Researchers develop a more precise version of CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system

Researchers reveal molecular cause for severe multi-organ disorder

Researchers reveal molecular cause for severe multi-organ disorder

Wearing a hearing aid may mitigate dementia risk

Wearing a hearing aid may mitigate dementia risk

Age and excessive noise have different effects on brain's sound processing

Age and excessive noise have different effects on brain's sound processing

Comparing ability of human listeners and computational models to rate health state of infants

Comparing ability of human listeners and computational models to rate health state of infants

Health screening from age 40 helps avoid the black hole of aging

Health screening from age 40 helps avoid the black hole of aging

Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply

Dangerous brain parasite invades host cell, maintains steady nutrient supply

Study uncovers potential modifier genes in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Study uncovers potential modifier genes in patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Augusta vision scientist receives grant to learn more about keratoconus’ causes and treatments

Malaria drug may help those with hereditary hearing loss finds study

Malaria drug may help those with hereditary hearing loss finds study