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2013-09-25 23:18:46

Mediaplanet partnered with Envoy Medical to highlight the only FDA-approved, fully implanted active middle ear hearing device, the Esteem® Hearing Implant, within the cross-platform special section, ‘The Golden Years’. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Mediaplanet partnered with Envoy Medical to highlight the only FDA-approved, fully implanted active middle ear hearing device, the Esteem® Hearing Implant, within the cross-platform special section, ‘The Golden...

2013-08-19 23:04:13

For the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies, Dr. Jack Shohet of Shohet Ear Associates, presents his four-year study of the Esteem implantable hearing device. Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Dr. Jack Shohet presented his experiences with Esteem-implanted patients during the 20th World Congress of the International Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (IFOS) in Seoul, Korea in June. His presentation, "Esteem...

2013-07-22 13:07:16

A recent study published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 17, 2013) injected recombinant lentivirus carrying enhanced green fluorescent protein and the target gene Atoh1 into the cochlea of normal rats using a postauricular approach via the round window membrane. After 30 days, recombinant lentivirus was shown to have no impact on the hair cell numbers and auditory functions, infect hair and supporting cells, and promote supporting cells to transdifferentiate into hair cells....

2013-07-02 10:53:40

Long-term hearing loss from loud explosions, such as blasts from roadside bombs, may not be as irreversible as previously thought, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Using a mouse model, the study found that loud blasts actually cause hair-cell and nerve-cell damage, rather than structural damage, to the cochlea, which is the auditory portion of the inner ear. This could be good news for the millions of soldiers and civilians who, after...

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss Kids
2013-06-18 08:29:05

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center shows obese adolescents are more likely to have hearing loss problems than their normal-weight peers.  The study findings, published in The Laryngoscope, demonstrated that obese adolescents have increased hearing loss across all frequencies and were almost twice as likely to have unilateral (one-sided) low-frequency hearing loss. "This is the first paper to...

2013-04-14 23:03:33

Hearing loss and hearing aid success stories from Virginia Hearing Consultants in Norfolk VA are now easy to browse on the company's website Norfolk, VA (PRWEB) April 14, 2013 A brand new section has been added to the website of Virginia Hearing Consultants at http://www.virginiahearing.com/reviews.php to exhibit the hearing loss and hearing aid testimonials of the people of Norfolk VA. This new web page, will exhibit the stories of past and current patients coping with sensorineural...

2013-03-14 17:16:22

Rapid hearing loss in both ears may be a symptom of the rare but always-fatal Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease and should be considered a reason for clinicians to test for the disorder. That was the conclusion of Henry Ford Hospital researchers after encountering a 67-year-old patient who had been progressively losing hearing in both ears for two months and was eventually diagnosed with the disease. Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, or CJD, is often confused with so-called "mad cow disease," and...


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