Tag: hearing loss

6 Ways to improve your hearing and prevent hearing loss

January 13, 2023

Caring for your hearing health is essential regardless of your age. Not only does it reduce the risk of suffering from irreversible hearing loss. Keeping the ears in excellent shape also significantly impacts the quality of sound and other listening […]

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New discovery could restore aging-associated hearing loss

May 23, 2022

Northwestern Medicine scientists have figured out how to program ear hair cells to form either outer or inner ones, rendering the problem of irreversible hearing loss due to aging, obsolete. At present, scientists can produce an artificial ear hair cell, […]

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3D-printed eardrum patch to repair damage and aid regeneration

August 24, 2021

A multidisciplinary research team at Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering have fashioned a novel 3D-printed, biocompatible graft that could be used to repair a damaged eardrum. The Phonograft device, as it is called, is also intended to mitigate […]

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Women with low bone density at higher risk of hearing loss, study finds

July 15, 2021

An extensive study of nearly 144,000 women has revealed that risk of hearing loss was amplified by up to 40% in study participants with osteoporosis or low bone density (LBD). Led by researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston […]

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Research suggests hearing loss and other auditory problems associated with COVID-19

March 25, 2021

Audiologists from Manchester, UK, have found a surprising link between COVID-19 and a number of audio-vestibular symptoms, including tinnitus, in a new systematic review about the disease. As well as patients reporting COVID-19 exacerbating their pre-existing tinnitus, for example, some […]

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