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Post-tonsillectomy complications more likely in children from lower-income families

There was a disparity in post-tonsil removal doctor’s visits based on race and ethnicity as well ...

Prototype Chip Makes Possible Fully Implantable Cochlear Implant

BOSTON --Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a protype system-on-chip ...

Translating the Deaf Self: understanding the impact of mediation

Interpreters and translators form a large part of everyday life for Deaf people in interaction with hearing communities. The effects of this on how they are perceived by others and in turn how Deaf people see themselves, is to be investigated by a team of researchers in Edinburgh and Manchester. ... Full story

Decreased ability to identify odors can predict death

Olfactory dysfunction is a harbinger of mortality ... Full story

Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Hearing Loss in Women

BOSTON, MA – Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that consumption of two or more servings of fish per week was associated with a lower risk of hearing loss in women. Findings of the new study Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption and Hearing Loss study led by Sharon G. Curhan, MD, BWH Channing Division of Network Medicine, are published online on September 10 in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN). ... Full story

Infant Cooing, Babbling Linked to Hearing Ability, MU Researcher Finds

MU study reinforces the importance of early hearing interventions ... Full story

Lack of Thyroid Hormone Blocks Hearing Development

TAU researchers discover that a genetic form of deafness is due to absence of thyroid hormone ... Full story

Stop and Listen: Study Shows How Movement Affects Hearing

Brain's motor areas can directly turn down hearing ... Full story

Youth are quietly losing their hearing

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Children and teens constantly plugged into personal listening devices, such as phones, computers or music players, could be harming their ears without realizing it, says a Purdue University audiologist. ... Full story

Two ears are better than one

Hearing-impaired children fitted with a second cochlear implant (CI) early in life, have significantly better outcomes in aspects of their communication and learning. ... Full story

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