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Research results reported in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience
"Exposure to media coverage of terrorist missile attacks increases pain levels in people already suffering from chronic pain," according to a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.
Researchers have discovered why one person who suffers an injury can recover completely, while another individual suffering a similar injury will go on to suffer chronic pain.
The University of Southampton has developed a new hearing screening test which could help the estimated 100 million people suffering from hearing loss in China.
Researchers in France and Sweden have discovered how one of the body's own proteins is involved in generating chronic pain in rats.
Patients who are blind in one side of their visual field benefit from presentation of sounds on the affected side.
The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...
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