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Hearing Loss Can Impact Brain Function
2013-01-22 06:03:07

A new study led by Johns Hopkins finds that older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop cognitive function and memory problems than adults of a similar age whose hearing is normal.

Molecule That Converts Sound Into Brain Signals Found
2012-12-07 12:39:03

An important new study from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has has identified a molecule that plays a critical role in the conversion of sound waves to brain signals.

Hearing Loss Gene Discovered
2012-10-26 08:50:04

Researchers recently identified a gene related to hearing loss in older Americans. 30 million individuals in the U.S. suffer from hearing loss and the new findings will assist in the development of preventive efforts for this particular population.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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