Latest presbycusis Stories

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.

2009-11-09 11:10:58

What do you get when you cross a mouse with poor hearing and a mouse with even worse hearing? Ironically, a new strain of mice with “golden ears” – mice that have outstanding hearing as they age.

2008-12-30 07:50:00

New Year’s Eve is marked by constant celebration and time spent with friends, but if you find yourself straining to hear, it’s your brain - not your ears - that could be to blame.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.