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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.
Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Meningitis in Newborns: What to Look Out For

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Middle ear infection can lead to deadly neurological complications

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Is there such a thing as normal aging?

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Scientists reveal novel approach to restoration of hearing

Scientists reveal novel approach to restoration of hearing

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

FDA-approved drug for chemical abortion shows promise for treatment of vestibular schwannoma

Increased rate of accidental injuries associated with poorer hearing ability

Increased rate of accidental injuries associated with poorer hearing ability

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Adults skipping vaccines may miss out on effective new shingles shot

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Smoking linked to increased risk of hearing loss

Novel screening tool aids search for curative kidney treatment

Novel screening tool aids search for curative kidney treatment

Prevention and treatment of drug-induced hearing loss

Prevention and treatment of drug-induced hearing loss

Researchers develop method to make adult cardiomyocytes divide and repair damaged hearts

Researchers develop method to make adult cardiomyocytes divide and repair damaged hearts

People with central hearing loss more likely to have mild cognitive impairment

People with central hearing loss more likely to have mild cognitive impairment

Study reveals a significant link between heavy alcohol use and dementia

Study reveals a significant link between heavy alcohol use and dementia

Phonak expands its latest-generation Belong platform with Phonak Naída B, Phonak Sky B hearing aids

Phonak expands its latest-generation Belong platform with Phonak Naída B, Phonak Sky B hearing aids

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

Undernutrition in preschool years linked to hearing loss later in life

Human iPS cell-derived inner ear cells may improve hereditary hearing loss

Human iPS cell-derived inner ear cells may improve hereditary hearing loss

Phonak and Advanced Bionics to launch innovative microphone technology

Phonak and Advanced Bionics to launch innovative microphone technology

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