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Latest Sensorineural hearing loss Stories

2009-12-21 15:10:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Envoy Medical, a Minnesota corporation, has developed the first Fully Implantable Hearing Restoration System known as the Esteem®. On December 18th, an Advisory Panel of independent ENT experts unanimously recommended that the FDA approve the Esteem®.

2009-08-19 18:11:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) has received a $2.1 million research and development award from the Office of Naval Research, Science and Technology Division.

2009-07-10 08:00:00

DENVER, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Cochlear(TM) Baha(R) BP100 Sound Processor, the industry's first programmable bone conduction hearing solution.

2009-07-01 08:36:44

An otherwise effective treatment for cystic fibrosis places patients at a high risk of sensorineural hearing loss, according to new research published in the July edition of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

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2009-02-17 08:28:30

About one-fifth of children with sensorineural hearing loss also have ocular disorders, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

2009-01-21 14:59:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing aids can offer hope of better hearing for people who suffer from tinnitus, according to a recent survey conducted by the non-profit educational organization Better Hearing Institute (BHI).

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2008-12-24 08:00:00

A new study by researchers in Belgium has found that children have a higher risk of hearing loss due to congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection if their mother was infected with the virus during the first trimester of pregnancy rather than in the later stages.

2008-07-01 00:14:24

A study using Taiwanese medical insurance records suggests sudden loss of hearing might be an early sign of vulnerability to stroke, researchers say.

2005-08-16 14:46:48

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