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Success could spur new treatment approach for millions of people who suffer vestibular problems.
Parents, listen up! Despite use of pneumococcal vaccination, some children still develop deafness following meningitis; so early evaluation is a must.
Despite widespread use of pneumococcal vaccination, some children still develop deafness following pneumococcal meningitis.
The UK's first operation to fit a single cochlear implant capable of giving sound in both ears takes place this Friday (27 August), thanks to the work of the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre (SOECIC), based at the University of Southampton.
Researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats.
More electrodes and a thinner, more flexible wire inserted further into the inner ear could improve conventional cochlear implants.
A history of ear tubes to treat infections does not appear to adversely affect children with cochlear implants, regardless of whether the tubes are left in place or removed before implantation.
Older adults appear to benefit significantly from cochlear implants, but not as much as younger patients who had similar levels of hearing impairment before surgery.
CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today the winners of the 2010 Graeme Clark Cochlear Scholarship.
Children under 5 years of age with severe hearing loss who underwent cochlear implantation experienced greater improvement in comprehension and expression in spoken language than would be predicted from their pre-implantation language scores, with younger age at implantation associated with greater improvements.
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