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Goats and Soda - NPR



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Goats and Soda 
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It's a struggle for many deaf children to access appropriate education in India, a country where deafness ? and disability generally ? has been underreported and underserved. The 2011 Indian census cites roughly 1.3 million people with "hearing ...

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Breakthrough for genetic hearing loss as gene editing prevents deafness in mice - The Guardian



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Breakthrough for genetic hearing loss as gene editing prevents deafness in mice 
The Guardian
Simon Waddington, a reader in gene transfer technology at University College London, described the study as an elegant application of new gene editing tools. ?Hitherto incurable and often even untreatable diseases are now within the scope of gene ...
Gene editing staves off deafness in mice Nature.com
Innovative gene editing method may prevent deafness Medical News Today
CRISPR Treatment Prevents Hearing Loss in Mice Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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Boy hears live music for the 1st time thanks to cochlear implant - ABC News



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Boy hears live music for the 1st time thanks to cochlear implant 
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According to his parents, Brenda and Cody Lee, Jace Lee, 4, lost his hearing as a toddler and was classified as having severe to profound deafness by doctors. It's unclear what has caused his deafness, according to medical records provided to ABC News ...

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Wrestling in silence: For Queensbury's Dave Sanders, deafness no handicap on mat - Glens Falls Post-Star



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Wrestling in silence: For Queensbury's Dave Sanders, deafness no handicap on mat 
Glens Falls Post-Star
Queensbury junior Dave Sanders, left, looks toward his interpreter, Jan Lyford, off camera, for instructions as he wrestles with teammate Gaven Wasson during Tuesday's practice at Queensbury High School. Sanders, who was born deaf, is a member of the ...

 


Fish use deafness gene to sense water motion - Science Daily



Fish use deafness gene to sense water motion 
Science Daily
"Our findings are directly connected to human hearing," McDermott said. "We studied a zebrafish gene that is analogous to a human gene that causes deafness, and here we show the defect is in the process of mechanotransduction." The researchers used ...

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Gene editing technology used to prevent hearing loss in mice - The Hindu



The Hindu
 
Gene editing technology used to prevent hearing loss in mice 
The Hindu
In a first, scientists have used a gene editing tool, CRISPR-Cas9 to prevent progressive deafness in mice, an advance that may help cure genetic hearing impairments in humans. A single treatment involving injection of a genome editing cocktail ...

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When Deafness Is Medicalized: Inside the Culture Clash Over Cochlear Implants - Pacific Standard



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When Deafness Is Medicalized: Inside the Culture Clash Over Cochlear Implants 
Pacific Standard
When Deafness Is Medicalized: Inside the Culture Clash Over Cochlear Implants. Some fear that, by offering deaf people access to sound, so-called bionic ears could spell the end of the culture built around ASL. Author: James McWilliams; Publish date ...

 


Sudden Deafness May Flag CVD Risk - MedPage Today



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Sudden Deafness May Flag CVD Risk 
MedPage Today
Sudden sensorineural hearing loss may be a risk factor for future cerebrovascular events, Korean researchers suggested. Patients who experienced this dysfunction of the inner ear were more likely to develop cardiocerebrovascular disease over an 11-year ...

 


Falcons player refuses to let deafness hold him back - KIRO Seattle



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Falcons player refuses to let deafness hold him back 
KIRO Seattle
ATLANTA - Most of us don't even pay full attention to the many distinct sounds we enjoy when we attend or watch a football game, but imagine if you could not hear the sound of the crowd or the whistles from the officials or even the music after a big ...
Falcons player refuses to let deafness hold him back WSB Atlanta

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Breaking News - LWW Journals (blog)



Breaking News 
LWW Journals (blog)
A single spelling error in Tmc1causes the loss of the inner ear's hair cells over time, and just one copy of a mutated Tmc1 gene causes progressive hearing loss leading to profound deafness in both humans and mice. Scientists at Howard Hughes snipped ...

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