A Databank That Is Improving The Lives Of Children With Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss has a tremendous effect on a child’s ability to develop speech, language, and social skills. Hearing loss can take place when any portion of the ear is not performing in the usual manner. These parts include the outer ear, middle ear, inner ear, acoustic nerve, and the auditory system. It is a fact… Continue reading A Databank That Is Improving The Lives Of Children With Hearing Loss

Research Suggests Tickling May Slow Down Aging

We would all love to feel a little bit younger. With over 1.8 million cosmetic surgeries performed and 17 billion dollars in revenue generated by the skincare market in 2017, many will do what they can to feel youthful again. But new research suggests a short daily therapy treatment may preserve your youth in ways a skincare routine cannot.… Continue reading Research Suggests Tickling May Slow Down Aging

Why Interprofessional Collaboration with Audiologists Will Help Population Health

As communication disabilities are among the most prevalent handicaps in the world, audiologists are playing a pivotal role in treating the world’s conditions. But whether disabilities fall in the communication category or not, audiologists are contributing to interprofessional health care teams in critical ways, helping treat chronic conditions like diabetes, cognitive decline, depression, dizziness, and… Continue reading Why Interprofessional Collaboration with Audiologists Will Help Population Health

Treating Genetic Hearing Loss with The Anti-Malarial Drug Artemisinin

Hereditary hearing loss is a hearing loss that is passed on from parents to children due to a genetic defect. The resulting hearing loss may or may not be present at birth. For some, it is an indicator of possible hearing problems later on in life. For others, it can be immediate and accompany other… Continue reading Treating Genetic Hearing Loss with The Anti-Malarial Drug Artemisinin

How Pursuing Treatment For Hearing loss Can Change Your Daily Life

For more than 48 million Americans, hearing loss can cause a significant impact on their day to day activities, reducing their quality of life in more ways than just their hearing ability. With studies linking hearing damage to social isolation, negative academic performance, depression, and even reduced job performance or wages, understanding the challenges deaf and hard of… Continue reading How Pursuing Treatment For Hearing loss Can Change Your Daily Life

Important Tinnitus Facts

Tinnitus is an unfortunately common and frustrating condition. According to the United States Centers for Disease Control, some 50 million Americans – that’s about 15% of the population – suffer from some form of tinnitus. If that wasn’t bad enough, roughly 20 million Americans have a burdensome form of tinnitus that affects their everyday life while another… Continue reading Important Tinnitus Facts