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'Exciting' breakthrough in effort to help children with hearing loss - Florida State News



Florida State News
 
'Exciting' breakthrough in effort to help children with hearing loss 
Florida State News
?We used MRI to capture these abnormal patterns before cochlear implantation and constructed a machine-learning algorithm to predict language development with a relatively high degree of accuracy, specificity and sensitivity,? said co-senior author ...
Brain imaging predicts language learning in deaf children Science Daily

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Inclusion in India: Women religious sign Mass, advocate for hearing impaired - Global Sisters Report (blog)



Global Sisters Report (blog)
 
Inclusion in India: Women religious sign Mass, advocate for hearing impaired 
Global Sisters Report (blog)
Trained in sign language, both are making faith more accessible to the hearing impaired. Their efforts have helped an Oriental Catholic Church in India launch a special ministry to hundreds of hearing impaired people. The two are among 40 similarly ...

 


Brain MRI, AI predict deaf children's capacity to learn language ... - Health Imaging



Health Imaging
 
Brain MRI, AI predict deaf children's capacity to learn language ... 
Health Imaging
Researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago have two types of technology to predict how well a deaf child can learn language after receiving cochlear implant surgery.

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Josh McDermott receives NAS Troland Research Award - MIT News



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Josh McDermott receives NAS Troland Research Award 
MIT News
McDermott's work has the potential to impact our ability to treat hearing impairment and build machines that can better interpret sound by mirroring human capabilities. The Troland Research Award is given annually to two young investigators who further ...

 


NIH Funding Study of Detroit Firefighters' Risk of Hearing Loss - FireEngineering.com



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NIH Funding Study of Detroit Firefighters' Risk of Hearing Loss 
FireEngineering.com
One adverse health outcome associated with long-term environmental exposure to lead and cadmium is hearing loss. Hearing loss has devastating effects on an individual as it significantly affects quality of life and productivity. With the help of ...

 


Arizona legislators consider tax break for the hearing impaired ... - Today's News-Herald



Arizona legislators consider tax break for the hearing impaired ... 
Today's News-Herald
PHOENIX ? The question of whether those with hearing impairment get tax relief could depend on whether lawmakers are willing to consider eliminating other tax breaks.

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New App for People with Hearing Loss Helps with Phone Calls - HuffPost



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New App for People with Hearing Loss Helps with Phone Calls 
HuffPost
During his freshman year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1983, film director Larry Guterman found himself at an extremely loud party. The boisterous festivity left him with ringing in both ears for about a week ? ultimately pushing him ...

 


People who avoid having ear exams can make the problem much worse - Brantford Expositor



People who avoid having ear exams can make the problem much worse 
Brantford Expositor
Almost half (47 per cent) of those 60 and over have some hearing impairment. That's why audiologists recommend all Canadians test their ears at 60 years of age. The good news is that hearing loss is largely treatable. And, like so many products that ...

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Global Diagnostic Hearing Devices Market 2018-2022 - GAES ... - Business Wire (press release)



Global Diagnostic Hearing Devices Market 2018-2022 - GAES ... 
Business Wire (press release)
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global diagnostic hearing devices market for 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation ...

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Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss - Neurology Advisor



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Risk for Cognitive Decline, Dementia Linked to Age-Related Hearing Loss 
Neurology Advisor
Age-related hearing loss may be a sign of increased risk for cognitive decline and dementia. Elderly patients who experience age-related hearing loss (ARHL) may be at greater risk for cognitive decline and impairment compared with elderly patients with ...