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Can Genetics Explain Hearing Problems?
Can Genetics Explain Hearing Problems?
Some hearing defects are definitely genetic in origin. People with a mutation in one of their genes usually become deaf at an early age and show other signs of their…...
Can Stem Cells Restore Lost Hearing?
Can Stem Cells Restore Lost Hearing?
Stem cells are the focus of intense research and there are positive signs that they may form the basis of treatments to restore lost hearing in the future....
Do Ear Trumpets Work?
Do Ear Trumpets Work?
Ear trumpets, which were a fashionable hearing aid in the past, all work in the same way; they are a better version of the pinna. The conical shape collects sound…...
Hearing Test Techniques
Hearing Test Techniques
Hearing teats are vital in the early detection and treatment of many hearing disorders. Testing may become rountine if certain issues such as past history or family…...
How Can I Check My Hearing?
How Can I Check My Hearing?
Hearing loss happens with age and as a result of noise damage. To find out what your hearing is really like you can take on online hearing test or one by phone. These…...
Recognising and Confronting Hearing Loss
Recognising and Confronting Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is an issue that affects a great many people. For those with gradual hearing loss, the condition may go unnoticed by the person as the naturally adapt to…...
Tiny Microphones Help Soldiers Hear in Battle
Tiny Microphones Help Soldiers Hear in Battle
A tiny microphone capable of pinpointing the exact position of a source of sound could be useful to soldiers in battle and also in air traffic control in poor…...
War Can Cause Deafness
War Can Cause Deafness
Active combat duties carry the risk of exposure to the noise of gunfire and explosions which are both at the level that can cause hearing loss....
What Causes Deafness?
What Causes Deafness?
Deafness is a controversial term given to those who suffer from some degree of hearing loss. It was once seen as a disability but now in modern society, thanks to…...
What is Hyperacusis?
What is Hyperacusis?
Having much better than average hearing is relatively rare; people who suffer from hyperacusis describe it as living in a world in which the volume control has been…...
What Types of Hearing Aid are Available Nowadays?
What Types of Hearing Aid are Available Nowadays?
Hearing aids are very useful pieces of equipment designed to help those with hearing loss to maintain their quality of life by helping to alter the way in which sound…...
Why Hearing Tests Are Important for Diabetics
Why Hearing Tests Are Important for Diabetics
The increased risk of blindness in diabetics is well known but now it appears that they are also at greater risk of hearing loss. Experts recommend regular hearing…...
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