Gene Therapy May be the Answer to Hearing Loss
June 5, 2017

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One billion people throughout the world are at risk of experiencing hearing loss at some point in their lives. Scientists have therefore been working to find solutions to this growing problem. Hearing aids and cochlear implants have seen rapid improvements and advances in technology, but they still merely mimic the hearing process, and don’t cure it. Complaints such as tinny or robotic-sounding voices and diminished enjoyment of music are urging another way to restore hearing.

Simple Steps to Protect and Preserve Your Hearing
May 23, 2017

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The key to preserving hearing is prevention. Once hearing function has been diminished or lost, there is no way to reverse it. Unfortunately many do not realize all of the easy things we can do to protect our hearing while we still have it. Here are a few simple steps to prevent hearing loss and protect your hearing health now, before it’s too late.

Undiagnosed Hearing Loss Associated with Social Isolation in Seniors
May 7, 2017

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Are you a socialite? If so, there may be another good reason to have your hearing (or the hearing of a loved one) tested.

Welcome to May: Better Hearing Month!
May 1, 2017

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With aging comes normal changes in hearing, as well as language and speech.

Improve Listening Skills by Training Your Brain
April 24, 2017

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Did you know that most of the work of hearing is done not by your ears but by your brain? It’s true that sounds are taken in by our ears, and they must function properly for us to hear, but processing the sounds into meaning is solely a function of our brains. What is the difference between hearing and listening? We hear a lot, but we only process what we listen to, and that takes brain power. Thus training our brains to listen becomes essential if we are to engage with the world around us.