Can Markers in the Body Help Detect Hearing Loss?

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While figuring out a cure for hearing loss would be life changing for the more than 48 million Americans currently experiencing this condition, new research out of Massachusetts reminds us the importance of not putting the cart before the horse. Sometimes preliminary research needs to be conducted in order to point other researchers in the
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What Causes Pediatric Hearing Loss?

It’s important to identify and treat hearing loss in children right away. Untreated hearing loss in children has been shown to lead to delayed speech and language skills, learning problems in school, poor self-esteem and difficulty making friends. Below are some of the most common causes of pediatric hearing loss. Acquired Causes Acquired hearing loss
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Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants

The most common treatment for hearing loss is hearing aids, but these devices don’t work for everyone. Understanding your treatment options can ensure you find the right solution for your unique type and degree of hearing loss. How Hearing Aids Work Hearings aids amplify sounds loud enough for you to hear them. There are a
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What to Know Before Your First Audiology Visit

Woman receiving an ear exam by an audiologist

Hearing loss is common; in fact, an estimated 48 million Americans experience the condition. Yet despite its prevalence, only about one in five people who could benefit from hearing aids actually wears them, and those who do wait an average of seven years to do so. We know that there are a lot of barriers
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