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Rapid Hearing Loss Can Be a Symptom of Other Disease

Researchers at the University of Henry Ford Hospital state that rapid hearing loss in both the ears is a symptom of a rare and fatal disease called Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease.

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Red Wine May Protect Against Hearing Loss

A chemical component of red wine may help prevent noise-induced hearing loss.

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HIV Linked to Sudden Hearing Loss

People aged 35 and younger with HIV have twice the risk of sudden hearing loss than those without HIV.

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Study to Test Whether Hearing Aids Can Help Prevent Falls

The study will examine the link between hearing loss and the likelihood of falls.

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Hearing Loss Speeds Brain Decline

Hearing loss may accelerate declines in cognition, including memory, according to a new study.

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Researchers Induce Hair Cell Growth in Mice

Researchers have caused supporting cells to turn into hair cells in the cochlea of mice- a first for hearing researchers, and reported in the Jan. 10 issue of Neuron.

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Guns, Pills, Bikes: All Bad for Your Ears

Pain releivers, shooting guns and riding loud motorcycles put you at risk for hearing loss…

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Dr. William F. House Dies

Dr. William F. House, a dentist-turned-ear specialist who championed the development the cochlear implant, which made everyday sounds audible to the profoundly deaf, has died. He was 89.

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How the Web Helps Signing Science Students

Learning science through sign language can be tricky, but some web resources are developing new sign GIFs for science words.

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Self-Charging Cochlear Implant Battery

Researchers have developed a battery for inner ear implants that draws power from the ear itself.

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