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A new model by University of Manchester researchers has proposed a way to prevent hearing loss in older people by addressing socioeconomic inequalities encountered while young. Published in Trends in Hearing , the model could impact on the estimated 466 million people worldwide who have disabling hearing loss, mostly affecting the elderly. The study is the first to examine the mechanisms and
Osteoporosis and low bone density (LBD) contribute to age-related hearing loss, according to a study published online May 24 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society . Sharon G. Curhan, M.D., from Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, and colleagues conducted a longitudinal cohort study involving 60,821 and 83,078 women in the Nurses' Health Study (NHS) and Nurses' Health
Some patients reported a sudden hearing loss after receiving COVID-19 vaccines. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine investigated the cases and published their results in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery . Their preliminary conclusions are that the messenger RNA vaccines (mRNA) by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna did not cause the hearing loss. Based on the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System
Researchers are trying to study the link between COVID-19 and long term side effects, including tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. Dr. Richard Tyler at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics said one of his patients with tinnitus experienced worsened conditions after contracting the virus. In March, the International Journal of Audiology published a study that found nearly 15 percent
With speech and language disorders among the most common conditions that young children experience, DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is encouraging parents and caregivers to learn the signs of communication disorders — and seek an evaluation now if they have any concerns. The message is a timely one, as May is national “Better Hearing
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