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C2Hear: new how-to multimedia videos to increase hearing aid use

New hearing aid users who struggle to make the most of their device are to be offered help in the form of ...

Vitamin Supplement Successfully Prevents Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Loss of hearing is linked to a decrease in a critical cellular protein, and elevating the activity of this protein could prevent ...

Mucus and phlegm: what you need to know

We tend to notice mucus only when it’s abnormal and the sticky fluid is expelled from orifices. But actually it’s pretty amazing stuff. Every moment of our lives mucus is protecting our internal organs, including the sexual organs and bowels. Here, though, we’ll focus on the airways. ... Full story

National survey to shape the future of hearing loss research

People whose lives have been touched by hearing loss are being offered the opportunity to take part in a national survey that could help to shape the future of research into the condition. ... Full story

Diagnosing deafness early will help teenagers’ reading development

Deaf teenagers have better reading skills if they were identified as deaf by the time they were nine months old, research from the University of Southampton has shown. ... Full story

Ears and Hearing Effects Continue to Reverberate after Boston Marathon Bombing

Study in the journal Otology & Neuotology shows continued follow up and care of this patient population is warranted ... Full story

Best supporting actors – in your ears? U-M research points to potential way to restore hearing

Harnessing regenerative power of early supporting cells could lead to new strategies to combat many causes of deafness, animal research shows ... Full story

Novel tinnitus therapy helps patients cope with phantom noise

By Julia Evangelou Strait - Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy does not lessen perception of the noise but appears to help patients cope better with it in their daily lives, according to new research. ... Full story

Ultrasound Guides Tongue to Pronounce “R” Sounds

Using ultrasound technology to visualize the tongue’s shape and movement can help children with difficulty pronouncing “r” sounds, according to a small study by NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and Montclair State University. ... Full story

When hearing aid users listen to music, less is more, says CU-Boulder study

The type of sound processing that modern hearings aids provide to make speech more understandable for wearers may also make music enjoyment more difficult, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. ... Full story

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