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When The Best Hearing Aids For The Elderly Are Not Enough, Consider This Solution

Hearing loss is a significant health concern in the United States, especially for the elderly. One in every three people 65 years of age and one in every two 75 years of age a...
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CSHA Releases Video, Resource Guide To Help Parents, Others Determine Children's Language Development Status, Need For Help

The California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) has released an educational video and supporting online resource guide to help parents, medical professionals, educat...
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First Integrative Neurorehabilitation™ Program In The Country Launches At Nexus Neurorecovery Center, Augmenting The Healing Process For Brain Injured Patients

Pain and stress management are hot topics in the United States. Like many healthcare providers, Nexus Neurorecovery Center has focused on alternative ways to address discomfor...
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Nerve Stimulation + Repetitive Sounds Help Improve Hearing

Combining seizure-preventing electrical stimulation with repetitive musical tones improves processing of sounds in the brain, according to new research. The discovery may prov...
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Le Bonheur Children's Hospital Successfully Creates Airway and Voice Box for Child

Le Bonheur Children's Hospital reconstructed an airway and voice box in the world's first successful surgery of its kind for 2-year-old Cooper Kilburn from Adamsville, Tenn. ...
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How The Brain Distinguishes Between Voice And Sound

Is the brain capable of distinguishing a voice from the specific sounds it utters? In an attempt to answer this question, researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Sw...
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Pupil Dilation And Heart Rate, Analyzed By AI, May Help Spot Auism Early

Autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders often aren't diagnosed until a child is a few years of age, when behavioral interventions and speech/occupational therapy become ...
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Eagles Build State-Of-The-Art Sensory Room At Lincoln Financial Field

The Philadelphia Eagles, in partnership with KultureCity, have announced the official certification of Lincoln Financial Field as a sensory-inclusive stadium. This new initiat...
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COMPASS Study Website Shares Post-Stroke Care Insight, Resources With Patients, Caregivers And Health Care Providers

You’ve lost count of the sleepless nights spent in a hospital, but now your loved one is finally ready to go home following a stroke. Are you prepared to care for them? If yo...
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One Therapy Bests Others At Motivating Kids With Autism To Speak, Stanford Study Finds

Pivotal response treatment involving parents works better than other existing therapies at motivating children with autism and significant speech delays to talk, according to ...
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Researchers Find Proteins That Might Restore Damaged Sound-Detecting Cells In The Ear

Using genetic tools in mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have identified a pair of proteins that precisely control when sound-detecting cells, known as hair...
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CSHA Releases Video, Resource Guide To Help Parents, Others Determine Children's Language Development Status, Need For Help

The California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) has released an educational video and supporting online resource guide to help parents, medical professionals, educat...
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Sudden Hearing Loss: Update To Guideline To Improve Implementation And Awareness

The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Sudden Hearing Loss (Update) today in Otolaryngology-Head an...
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Parents’ Mental Illness Increases Suicide Risk In Adults With Tinnitus, Hyperacusis

Patients who suffer from tinnitus, a perceived noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise, could be at heightened risk for thoughts of suicide...
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'Tickle' Therapy Could Help Slow Aging

'Tickling' the ear with a small electrical current appears to rebalance the autonomic nervous system for over-55s, potentially slowing down one of the effects of aging, accord...
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The Ad Council And Autism Speaks Partner With Sesame Workshop To Encourage Early Screening For Autism In New Multimedia Public Service Campaign

Though autism can be reliably diagnosed as early as age 18 months, most children aren't diagnosed until between 4 and 5 years old—and studies indicate that age is even higher ...
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AG Bell Takes Global Symposium Abroad To Address Worldwide Childhood Hearing Loss

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell), which was started by Dr. Alexander Graham Bell, best known for inventing the telephone, recen...
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Organizations Align To Increase Awareness About Cleft And Craniofacial Conditions

This year, more than 7,000 babies will be born in the United States with a cleft lip and/or palate or other serious craniofacial condition. But the prospects have never been b...
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Scholars Weigh In On New Ideas About Autism

A new paper that challenges widely held ideas about autism has attracted comments from more than 30 scholars across the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, education, and...
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Hearing Loss Tied With Mental, Physical, And Social Ailments In Older People

Hearing loss is the world's fourth-leading cause of years lived with disability. The condition may worsen an array of mental, physical, and social complications. As over 90% o...
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Sustainable Savings On Medical Care

One popular idea for lowering the nation’s ballooning health care spending is to change the way insurers pay provider organizations for their care. Instead of paying a fee for...
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Study Questions If Tongue-Tie Surgery For Breastfeeding Is Always Needed

New research raises questions as to whether too many infants are getting tongue-tie and lip tether surgery (also called frenulectomy) to help improve breastfeeding, despite li...
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Sound Mind: Detecting Depression

AI algorithms can now more accurately detect depressed mood using the sound of your voice, according to new research by University of Alberta computing scientists. The resea...
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Our Brains Appear Uniquely Tuned For Musical Pitch

In the eternal search for understanding what makes us human, scientists found that our brains are more sensitive to pitch, the harmonic sounds we hear when listening to music,...
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Coherent? Voice Disorders Significantly Affect Listeners, Too

"Fly heading two three zero, runway two seven left, cleared for takeoff." Air traffic controllers are among the 25 to 45% of the workforce in the United States who use their v...
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