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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.
GN Hearing unveils world's first Premium-Plus hearing aid

GN Hearing unveils world's first Premium-Plus hearing aid

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

New technology can help people with hearing loss better understand speech

Virtual reality may improve empathy and understanding for older adults with dementia

Virtual reality may improve empathy and understanding for older adults with dementia

Scientists provide clear picture of mysterious component of the inner ear

Scientists provide clear picture of mysterious component of the inner ear

Hearing partially restored in deaf lab mice using novel therapy

Hearing partially restored in deaf lab mice using novel therapy

Many female preschool teachers suffer from hearing-related problems

Many female preschool teachers suffer from hearing-related problems

Preventative measures to protect hearing during summer outdoor activities

Preventative measures to protect hearing during summer outdoor activities

Study: Subtle hearing deficits can change the brains of young people

Study: Subtle hearing deficits can change the brains of young people

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

Antibacterial substance found in toothpaste may fight against life-threatening lung disease

California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record

California’s deadly STD epidemic sets record

Musician Huey Lewis's struggle shines spotlight on Ménière's disease

Musician Huey Lewis's struggle shines spotlight on Ménière's disease

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

Healthy diet linked to lower risk of acquired hearing loss in women

New research finds simple solution to minimize noise-induced hearing loss

New research finds simple solution to minimize noise-induced hearing loss

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

A new method for assessing auditory fitness in public safety occupations

Hearing aids may hold potential to cut older adults’ hospital or ER visits

Hearing aids may hold potential to cut older adults’ hospital or ER visits

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