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It can be frustrating for people who struggle to hear everyday sounds and conversations to undergo a hearing test and have it come back normal. They know something isn’t quite right with how they hear yet standard audiological testing doesn’t reveal that. This situation could indicate a problem known as hidden hearing loss.  Although it can be more challenging to

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The recommended practices for diagnosis and intervention for central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) are dynamic, undergoing review and refinement as new research emerges. 1  These recommended practices have been developed by consensus groups within the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) 2  and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 3  with careful consideration of the merits of various positions surrounding points of

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Researchers examined the risk of tinnitus within 1 year following trigeminal neuralgia using data from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Dataset, and a retrospective cohort study design. Tinnitus is the auditory phantom sensation of sound in the absence of external stimuli. About 10% of the population suffers from tinnitus, making it one of the most common health conditions in

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Daniela Beckmann, Mirko Feldmann, Olena Shchyglo and Professor Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Department of Neurophysiology of the Medical Faculty worked together for the study. When sensory perception fades The researchers studied the brain of mice that exhibit hereditary hearing loss, similar to age related hearing loss in humans. The scientists analysed the density of neurotransmitter receptors in the brain that

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The World Health Organization (WHO) define hearing loss as the inability to hear sounds of 25 decibels or under in speech. This often leads to difficulties understanding conversations and hearing certain sounds. Hearing loss reportedly affects as many as 48 million U.S. individuals, or over 20 percent of the country’s adult population. Women seem to be at a significantly lower risk of hearing loss than

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