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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.
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

Experimental device could help ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain

Experimental device could help ease tinnitus symptoms by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain

Scientists develop promising new approach to tinnitus treatment

Scientists develop promising new approach to tinnitus treatment

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity

Researchers use a gene-editing complex to preserve hearing in animal model of progressive deafness

Researchers use a gene-editing complex to preserve hearing in animal model of progressive deafness

Genome editing approach prevents progressive hearing loss in animals

Genome editing approach prevents progressive hearing loss in animals

Gene editing shows promise to help people at risk of hearing loss

Gene editing shows promise to help people at risk of hearing loss

Study finds new way to explain hearing loss caused by cancer drug

Study finds new way to explain hearing loss caused by cancer drug

NIH-funded study to explore hearing loss risk in Detroit firefighters

NIH-funded study to explore hearing loss risk in Detroit firefighters

New treatments may soon transform lives of people with hearing loss

New treatments may soon transform lives of people with hearing loss

Study shows how electrical stimulation in the brain instructs appropriate response

Study shows how electrical stimulation in the brain instructs appropriate response

New tests may provide early diagnosis of auditory processing disorder in children

New tests may provide early diagnosis of auditory processing disorder in 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

ASU professor reveals more about craniofacial conditions before release of ‘Wonder’

ASU professor reveals more about craniofacial conditions before release of ‘Wonder’

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

Study shows promise and potential risk in reversing hearing loss using inner ear stem cells

Study shows promise and potential risk in reversing hearing loss using inner ear stem cells

An alternative approach to augmenting the effect of antibiotics in chronic CF lung infections

An alternative approach to augmenting the effect of antibiotics in chronic CF lung infections

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus should be repeated more than once in pregnant women

Molecular tests to detect Zika virus should be repeated more than once in pregnant women

Mumps outbreak in U.S. necessitates third booster dose of vaccine for at-risk individuals

Mumps outbreak in U.S. necessitates third booster dose of vaccine for at-risk individuals

Research advance may lead to preservation of hearing in people with Usher syndrome type III

Research advance may lead to preservation of hearing in people with Usher syndrome type III