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Health News - Hearing/Deafness

New drug 'could save the hearing of millions'
Researchers reveal how a compound known as kenpaullone prevented drug- and noise-induced hearing loss in rodent models by blocking an enzyme called CDK2. (Medical News Today)

Five ways to make ringing stop after a concert
Listening to loud music at a concert can cause ringing in the ears, which is known as tinnitus. Learn how to stop the ringing and prevent it in the future. (Medical News Today)

Poor hearing could lead to poor memory
New research — by scientists in Italy — suggests that a form of age-related hearing loss significantly raises the risk of mild cognitive impairment among seniors. (Medical News Today)

What is misophonia?
A look at misophonia a disorder that results in abnormally strong reactions to everyday human sounds, such as chewing. Included is detail on treatment. (Medical News Today)

All you should know about Waardenburg syndrome
A look at Waardenburg syndrome, a group of diseases that cause changes in the body and eye color. Find out about how rare it is and the diagnosis. (Medical News Today)

Innovative gene editing method may prevent deafness
In many cases, hearing loss is hereditary and caused by genetic mutations. Experiments with novel gene editing methods may lead to a preventive treatment. (Medical News Today)

'We all hear voices in our heads,' but why? Study investigates
New research suggests that the brain regards talking inside of our heads as equivalent to talking out loud, with the same degree of dampened response. (Medical News Today)

Bleeding from the ear: Causes and treatments
Bleeding from the ear can be very alarming for a person. Many things can cause someone to bleed from the ear, including some emergency situations. (Medical News Today)

Pulsatile tinnitus: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
Tinnitus is where a person hears sounds within the ear, such as ringing. Pulsatile tinnitus is when the sounds are in time to the beat of their pulse. (Medical News Today)

Eight home remedies for unclogging your ears
Clogged ears can cause discomfort, and may affect hearing and balance. Learn about eight different home remedies to treat clogged ears, and what to avoid. (Medical News Today)

Mouth clicks used in human echolocation captured in unprecedented detail
Like some bats and marine mammals, people can develop expert echolocation skills, in which they produce a clicking sound with their mouths and listen to the reflected sound waves to "see" their... (Medical News Today)

Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use
Research suggests that selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors - a common class of antidepressants - could lead to the exacerbation of tinnitus. (Medical News Today)

Cognitive hearing aid filters out the noise
People who are hearing impaired have a difficult time following a conversation in a multi-speaker environment such as a noisy restaurant or a party. (Medical News Today)

Presbycusis: Causes of age-related hearing loss
Presbycusis the term given to age-related hearing loss. Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of this condition here. (Medical News Today)

Babies with hearing loss form better vocabulary with early intervention
Children with hearing loss who are diagnosed by 3 months of age and receive interventions by 6 months develop a far greater vocabulary than those whose diagnosis and treatment come later, according... (Medical News Today)

Gaze direction affects sensitivity to sounds
Listening to something while looking in a different direction can slow down reaction times while the brain works harder to suppress distractions, finds a new UCL study. (Medical News Today)

New research identifies key mechanism behind some deafness
Study identifies a new protein that is essential to the process of turning sound waves into meaningful brain signals. (Medical News Today)

White noise after loud noise prevents hearing deficits in mice
Mild hearing loss from exposure to less than one hour of loud noise leads to a reorganization of circuits in a key midbrain structure of the auditory system in mice, finds new research published in... (Medical News Today)

Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension
The speed at which sign language users understand what others are 'saying' to them depends on whether the conversation partners are left- or right-handed, a new study has found. (Medical News Today)

Hormone replacement therapy may increase risk of hearing loss
A new, first-of-its-kind study investigates the link between hormone replacement therapy and hearing loss in menopausal and postmenopausal women. (Medical News Today)

Few researchers consider hearing loss in healthcare communication: Study
Doctors believe that communication with their patients is important, but most studies of physician/elderly patient communication do not mention that hearing loss may affect this interaction. (Medical News Today)

Western University researchers identify mechanism that regulates acoustic habituation
Most people will startle when they hear an unexpected loud sound. The second time they hear the noise, they'll startle significantly less; by the third time, they'll barely startle at all. (Medical News Today)

Success of sensory cell regeneration raises hope for hearing restoration
In an apparent first, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have used genetic manipulation to regenerate auditory hair cells in adult mice. (Medical News Today)

58 million Americans are exposed to loud, frequent noises, including firearms, at work and home
Loud noise exposure is a common environmental hazard in the United States that can lead to hearing loss and other conditions such as sleep disturbance, cardiovascular disease and diabetes. (Medical News Today)

Bilateral tinnitus is hereditary
Researchers have been able to demonstrate the hereditary nature of certain forms of tinnitus. (Medical News Today)

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