Deafness

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Award winning celebrities with hearing loss – Healthy Hearing

Ah, award season. A time where our favorite celebrities dress in designer fashions, walk the red carpet…

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Quick DNA test that could save newborns from deafness – Daily Mail

Hundreds of newborns could be saved from going deaf with a 20-minute DNA test. An NHS trial of…

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Deaf children falling behind at school, charity warns – Daily Mail

A “lost generation” of children are falling a whole grade behind their hearing classmates at GCSE, the…

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Whitehall cuts result in ‘lost generation’ of deaf children – LocalGov

England’s deaf children are falling a whole grade behind their hearing class mates despite deafness not being…

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Voice: Adam Pottle on Writing with Deafness – Quill & Quire

What does it mean to create? And how can one’s circumstances constrain or liberate creativity? Two Canadian…

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Young parents will have to pay £6,000 to learn how to communicate with deaf daughter – South Wales Argus

YOUNG parents whose four-month-old daughter was born deaf will have to pay £6,000 to learn sign language…

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‘Moonlight Sonata’ Director Takes Multigenerational Look At Family Living With Deafness – Sundance Studio – Deadline

In Moonlight Sonata: Deafness in Three Movements, documentary filmmaker gives a multigenerational exploration of a family living…

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Charities unite to help veterans with sight and hearing loss – South Wales Argus

Armed forces veterans must act quickly if they are having problems with their hearing or sight, three…

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Hundreds more children and adults eligible for cochlear implants on the NHS – NICE

The update comes after a review of the definition of severe to profound deafness which is used…

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Camden schoolgirl wins charity gong for deafness awareness campaigning – Hampstead Highgate Express

Camden schoolgirl and deafness campaigner Lily Conlan capped a remarkable year by beating off competition from all…

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Cumbria residents with hearing loss, deafness and tinnitus needed for research panel – News & Star

A national charity is on the hunt for Cumbrian’s who are deaf, have hearing loss or tinnitus,…

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Heartwarming moment cops rescue injured deaf pensioner from freezing pitch-black flat and club together to buy him new clothes – The Sun

POLICE staff clubbed together to buy new clothes for a vulnerable elderly man after officers conducting a…

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‘Moral imperative’ to make arts accessible to deaf, campaigners say – Belfast Telegraph

Campaigners have said there is a “moral imperative” to make the arts accessible to deaf people. There…

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Could deafness be reversed? Scientists re-grow damaged hair cells that have been killed off by age or noise inside the ear – Daily Mail

Deafness could be reversed, research suggests. Scientists have discovered how to regrow cells in the ear that are…

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Scientists have found a way a possible treatment for deafness – The Koz Telegram

To achieve success, the experts of medical center of the University of Rochester that found long been…

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Hearing loss: ‘I had no confidence in myself’ – BBC News

One in six people in Northern Ireland have some form of hearing loss, but they can still…

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Hearing loss ‘a barrier to employment’, says charity – BBC News

People with hearing loss continue to face barriers when applying for jobs and in the workplace, according…

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‘Sailing feels like you are free’ – BBC News

Since last October Chloe, who has profound deafness, has completed three sea voyages. She has experienced Scotland’s coast…

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Letter: Deaf patients not getting the help they need – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

After reading the letter in Postbag from P Davis, I fully agree with her regarding care facilities…

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David R Ewens: ‘Deafness doesn’t confine or define me’ – The London Economic

I am stone deaf, but I have written five novels, and the ability to do that comes…

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Pregnant mothers warned not to eat a child’s leftovers as doing so could pass on a ‘stealth virus’ that puts babies at risk of DEAFNESS – Daily Mail

It is a routine known to every mother. Once the children are brought home from school, dinner must…

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‘Hearing loss hit our marriage’: Former BBC Royal correspondent Jennie Bond reveals husband ‘became withdrawn’ as they both struggled to deal with deafness in older age – Daily Mail

She has been happily married for 36 years. But Jennie Bond has admitted that hearing loss had an…

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Symptoms: Facial Paralysis and Deafness – LWW Journals

A 7-year-old boy was brought in for evaluation of facial paralysis and hearing loss in the right…

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Funding Cuts Are Blocking Deaf Children From Achieving Their Potential – HuffPost UK

I have and will always struggle with hearing loss. When I was in my childhood, I was…

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Sam McLarty: How a kid with ‘profound deafness’ made it all the way to the Magpies – The Roar

I fell in love with footy at a young age – my dad was a pretty mad…

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Partial-deafness proves no barrier to Wellington premier club rugby player – Stuff.co.nz

He may be partially deaf but that hasn’t stopped winger Petaera Meihana from making his mark on…

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EE Moves to Improve UK Support for Customers with Hearing Loss – ISPreview.co.uk

Mobile operator EE has moved to improve its support for deaf customers by partnering up with Action…

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Deaf schoolgirl and campaigner Lily Conlan shortlisted for prestigious national charity award – despite being only six – Hampstead and Highgate Express

After having starred in a video promoting Loud Shirt day for the charity Auditory Verbal along with…

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Button’s TV appearance inspires hundreds to offer support to Chester deafness charity – The Chester Standard

THEY say not to work with dogs and children on a national broadcast but one special puppy…

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The sound of silence: What Bella Bathurst learned from 12 years of deafness – The Globe and Mail

Bella Bathurst is a writer and furniture maker. She lives in Wales. Her book Sound: A Memoir…

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Quality, affordable hearing aids launched – Business Mirror

Blindness separates man from things but deafness separates man from people. This is according to Helen Keller,…

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Lancaster man overcomes his deafness to achieve his goals in education – Lancaster Guardian

A man who was born profoundly deaf has overcome many obstacles to graduate twice with two degrees….

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Hockey mom’s deafness pushed her boys to be better – Toronto Star

While most young hockey players might expect a stern scolding from their parents after a game for…

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The lonely world between the hearing and the Deaf – Washington Post

On the deafness scale of mild, moderate, severe or profound, I am profoundly deaf. With the help…

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Light-emitting fibres overcome deafness – Cosmos

Scientists have developed a light-stimulated cochlear implant that shows promise for restoring hearing in deaf people. The novel…

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New study suggests treatment for some forms of deafness – Beckley Register-Herald

A new study has shed light on the molecular mechanism in a form of deafness, DFNA27, and…

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Reversing hereditary deafness could be possible with brain ‘switch’ breakthrough – The Sun

A BRAIN “switch” that could reverse hereditary deafness has been dis­covered by scientists. Tiny hairs that convert sound…

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How Can Developers Build Accessibility Bridges for Deafness and Gaming? – DualShockers

Editor’s Note: “Deafness,” as referred to in this article, crosses all forms and levels of hearing impairment. As…

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Toxic treatments: Choosing between deafness and death – CNN

The terror crept over Khumbulani Shandu. Lying in his hospital bed, he knew that something was very wrong….

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Big base move for Action for Deafness – Shoreham Herald

Action for Deafness has relocated its base from Rowlands Road, Worthing, to larger premises with upgraded facilities….

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Camden schoolgirl stars in fundraising video for child deafness charity – Hampstead and Highgate Express

When she was two, her mum Angela noticed that her hearing was deteriorating, and within two years…

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Chester conference will shine spotlight on dementia and deafness – The Chester Chronicle

A conference in Chester is set to shine the spotlight on dementia and deafness next month. Deafness Support…

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Harry Reynolds opinion column: Deafness and political correctness – Effingham Daily News

So, I was in this sports bar when the waitress showed up. “What do you want to drink?”…

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Doug Baldwin: new anthem policy highlights ‘tone-deafness’ between NFL and players – My Northwest

The NFL Wednesday announced a new league policy that would penalize players who kneel during the anthem,…

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Feel the beat: deaf fans fight for access to live music – The Guardian

Growing up among the reggae soundsystems and pirate radio stations of 1980s Hackney, Troi Lee was surrounded…

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Deafness support group celebrates 20 years of helping people – Hartlepool Mail

A support group for people who are hard of hearing or living with deafness has celebrated its…

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Understanding hearing loss, the second most common impairment in the world – Business Standard

Hearing loss is one of the most severe forms of disability and the second most common impairment…

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Coronation Street viewers praise soap for featuring sign language

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Deafness Support Network study aims prevent dementia misdiagnosis – Northwich Guardian

THE service provider for deaf people in Cheshire has joined the University of Manchester to launch a…

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Disability-led ensemble to play BBC Proms – BBC News

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra’s Resound ensemble will become the first disability-led group to play the BBC Proms this…

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Charity launches new mobile app to help people with hearing loss in Cheshire – The Chester Standard

A CHESTER charity has launched a new app that it says will “revolutionise” the way it communicates…

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How the A Quiet Place Deaf Character is a Step Forward – Slash Film

As audiences become more adept at understanding misrepresentations of women, race, and sexuality, the landscape is slowly…

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‘A Quiet Place’ Might Be The Best And Most Important Horror Movie Of 2018 – Junkee

There’s a scene in A Quiet Place where Emily Blunt’s character crouches, in intense pain, next to…

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The new silent era: how films turned the volume down – The Guardian

A Quiet Place is a smart, scary little shocker that uses restraint in the area of sound…

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Outstanding disability rating recognises work by Royal Bank of Scotland – Global Banking And Finance Review

The Royal Bank of Scotland has attained a rating of 95% in Business Disability Forum’s 2018 Disability…

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How deafness affects family life – BBC News

When Erin Siobhan Hutching’s older sister Sarah was diagnosed as deaf her parents were given conflicting advice…

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Giving deaf people a voice in the workplace – The Guardian

Dan Jarvis is highly driven. But it’s not just a desire for personal advancement that gets him…

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‘I owe my Oscar to my Dad’: How Rachel Shenton’s father’s cancer and deafness spurred the Hollyoaks star to Hollywood glory – Daily Mail

The star of the recent Oscars ceremony cuts an anonymous figure as she drags her suitcase up…

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People with deafness and hearing loss still don’t enjoy full access to healthcare – Essex TV

A new report by charity Action on Hearing Loss entitled Good Practice? has found that people with…

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Grants to help disabled into work increased by £15,000

Hundreds of disabled people are set to benefit from a £15,000 boost to a cap on funding…

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Access to work: Funding increase for disabled workers – BBC News

The maximum amount disabled people can claim to help them access employment is set to increase to…

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Much-needed facelift for Northwich centre for the deaf – The Chester Chronicle

A hardy team of workers have given a centre for the deaf in Cheshire a much-needed facelift. Commuters…

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I’m glad The Silent Child is changing the narrative around deaf children – but it’s important to remember that sign language is not the only option – The Independent

The Oscar nominated short film, The Silent Child, has shone a light on the issues facing parents…

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Maisie, 6, asked to star in in full-length sequel to Oscar movie – Plymouth Herald

The six-year-old Plymouth girl who starred in an Oscar-winning short film has been lined up to appear…

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Maisie Sly’s father on why her Oscars success could be the turning point for deaf people everywhere – The Telegraph

Maisie Sly, a profoundly deaf six-year-old from Swindon, has just played the lead role in an Oscar-winning…

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UK Oscar winner’s sign-language speech raises profile of ‘silent disability’ – The Guardian

Much of the talk before Sunday’s Oscars ceremony was about Hollywood’s moral compass. After 2016’s Oscars So White…

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Oscars 2018: Ex-Hollyoaks star uses sign language in acceptance speech – BBC News

A film starring a six-year-old deaf British girl and made by two former Hollyoaks stars has won…

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WATCH: Adorable deaf puppy finding love through sign language will melt your heart – Express.co.uk

BRITAIN’S unluckiest puppy is walking back to happiness after being taught sign language.

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A Day in the Life of Deafness Support Network project worker Erica Jones – The Chester Chronicle

Name: Erica Jones Job: I work for Deafness Support Network as a Project Worker (CIN) / Fundraiser Where were…

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Deaf man who was turned down by employers for safety reasons lands a job – at a health and safety firm – Grimsby Telegraph

The Grimsby Telegraph has helped find work for deaf man Stephen Hastie after he spent six months…

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Clayhall pupils perform song in sign language for deafness charity – Ilford Recorder 24

Using their voices and their hands, the pupils of Glade Primary School, in Atherton Road, Clayhall, delivered…

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Dad’s pride as deaf son Caspar, 7, battles side effect with skateboarding – Devon Live

Through skateboarding, a seven year old boy is learning valuable life skills and a way to combat…

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Children with deafness benefit from early learning – The News Leader

Shannon and Pete Mueller discovered their son, Indigo “Indy” was deaf the day after he was born. After…

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The adorable moment a little boy hears live music for the first time after revolutionary implant cures his deafness – Daily Mail

This is the adorable moment a formerly deaf boy hears live music for the first time after…

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Former Hollyoaks star Rachel Shenton reveals father’s sudden illness inspired her short film… as she opens up on the ‘social pressures’ of Hollywood life – Daily Mail

Her latest cinematic venture, The Silent Child, has landed her in the shortlist for an Academy Award. And…

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Workers’ fears on hearing loss – Dorset Echo

Fear of a potential negative effect on their career is preventing people with hearing loss from disclosing…

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Gene editing prevents inherited deafness in mice – NHS Choices

“Breakthrough for genetic hearing loss as gene editing prevents deafness in mice,” reports The Guardian after researchers…

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Reader letter: I gave up dairy to combat my deafness – Norwich Evening News

Seeing a reader’s experience of how they dealt with their diabetes through a change of diet prompted…

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Taste-deaf husband befuddles sensible wife – The Star Beacon

I remember years ago slicing a banana into my bowl of CoCo Wheats. My 9-year-old daughter, drenching…

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Wrestling in silence: For Queensbury’s Dave Sanders, deafness no handicap on mat – Glens Falls Post-Star

Step into a wrestling tournament at a local high school gymnasium and one is awash in noise — matches being contested on three…

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Half of people living with hearing loss don’t tell employer due to job fears – The Sunday Post

HALF of people with hearing loss do not disclose their condition to their employer for fear of ramifications, a new poll suggests. Action on…

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Profoundly deaf British girl Maisie, aged 6, makes Oscars shortlist with sign language film – iNews

A profoundly deaf six year-old girl from Swindon is heading for Hollywood after a film she starred in, designed to promote awareness around…

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Educational support for deaf children in England ‘in complete disarray’ – The Guardian

Educational support for England’s 45,000 deaf children is “in complete disarray” with a dwindling number of specialist teachers struggling to meet growing demand,…

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Breakthrough for genetic hearing loss as gene editing prevents deafness in mice – The Guardian

Deafness has been prevented in mice using gene editing for the first time, in an advance that could transform future treatment of genetic…

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Groundbreaking BIONIC hearing aid could CURE deafness – Daily Star

Scientists are developing the “high-definition” aids to help those who are severely hard of hearing. They hope the technology will be an upgrade on…

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Israeli Researchers Solve a Critical Piece of the Puzzle of Human Deafness – BioScholar News

A new Tel Aviv University study solves a critical piece of the puzzle of human deafness by identifying the first group of long…

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Life after deafness: Why treating hearing loss immediately is important – Express.co.uk

STEVE Mintern’s life was turned upside down when he woke up one morning to discover he had gone completely deaf. The firefighter, 50, only…

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I feel I am being punished for not implanting my deaf son – King’s Lynn mother Katie Raworth speaks out about heartbreaking decision over son’s deafness – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

She had an unenviable choice – let him have an operation to give her son the chance of hearing, or avoid the risk…

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When a deaf singer gets death threats from other deaf people, something’s wrong – The Guardian

When the America’s Got Talent finalist Mandy Harvey first appeared on the show, she caused a social media storm. Harvey became deaf due…

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Chester Deaf Centre set for huge makeover – The Chester Chronicle

A major redevelopment of Chester Deaf Centre has been submitted to planning chiefs. The much-loved community facility based on South View Road is set…

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Deaf music alumna presents Radio 4 documentary about music and deafness – City, University of London

A deaf music graduate from City, University of London will present a documentary for BBC Radio 4 that explores the topic of music…

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Deafness Support Network wins Children in Need funding – Knutsford Guardian

THE Deafness Support Network (DSN) has secured funding from BBC Children in Need for a further three years. The charity, which supports deaf children,…

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Signed storytime launches at Chester Storyhouse for deaf children – The Chester Chronicle

Some of the best stories in Chester’s children’s library will be brought to life for deaf children thanks to a local charity. Deafness Support…

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BBC Children in Need agree funding for deaf children for another three years in Chester – The Chester Chronicle

Chester-based charity Deafness Support Network (DSN) has again been successful in a bid to secure funding from BBC Children in Need for a…

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Israeli Researchers Discover Possible Molecular Cause of Deafness – The Tower

Researchers on the quest to solve the puzzle of what causes deafness got one small step closer with the announcement that scientists at…

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Talented conductor who conquered childhood deafness set to scale global stage – Daily Post North Wales

One of the UK’s most talented young orchestra conductors who conquered childhood deafness is scaling new musical heights on a global stage. Robert Guy,…

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New Israeli research into genomes sheds light on causes of deafness – ISRAEL21c

Researchers on the quest to solve the puzzle of what causes deafness got one small step closer with the announcement that scientists at…

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Esther Rantzen: We must stop deafness becoming the ‘invisible illness’ – iNews

The only way to solve a problem is first to admit it exists. I know that sounds obvious, but often we behave as…

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Chester-based deafness charity to receive three-year funding boost from BBC’s Children in Need – The Chester Standard

A CHESTER charity which helps people with hearing difficulties has secured three years of funding from the BBC’s Children in Need. The cash will…

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‘Deafness is not a weakness’ – why Virgin Active’s airbrushing gaffe speaks volumes – The Guardian

The first time I became aware of my hearing aids marking me out as “different”, I was about 12 years old. I was…

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Revealed: There will be 36,000 people in Southampton with hearing problems by 2019 – Daily Echo

SCORES of residents attended a roadshow that raised awareness of free servies for deaf people in Southampton. Now the organisations belonging to the Deaf…

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Navigating the Genome to Cure Deafness – Bioscience Technology

A new Tel Aviv University study solves a critical piece of the puzzle of human deafness by identifying the first group of long…

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On deafness, dancing and ‘Embrace’ in Dubai – Gulf News

Of all the places to meet a stranger and cook up a dance show together, Mark Smith and Ray Batchelor met on LinkedIn. Smith,…

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Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music – New York Times

When I got a cochlear implant seven years ago, after being profoundly deaf for my entire life, hearing friends and acquaintances started asking…

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Navigating the genome to cure deafness – Medical Xpress

A new Tel Aviv University study solves a critical piece of the puzzle of human deafness by identifying the first group of long…

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Partners of people losing their hearing endure frustration, new research reveals – Daily Mail

Going deaf makes life hard for the sufferer but it is tough on their husband or wife too. The partners of people losing their…

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Why aren’t there special schools for students from autism, blindness and deafness, asks SC – Daily News & Analysis

The Supreme Court has questioned the lack of separate schools and distinctly trained teachers for students who suffer from autism, blindness and deafness. The…

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Deafness Support Network urging Cheshire supporters to take the Big Step Challenge – The Chester Chronicle

Colleagues, friends and supporters are urged to take a healthy step into the Christmas season with the Big Step Challenge. Deafness Support Network (DSN),…

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Thousands in Gloucestershire set to benefit from try-before-you-buy listening aid – Gazette Series

THOUSANDS of people in Gloucestershire living with hearing loss can now benefit from a new try-before-you-buy listening aid. They can also make the most…

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Plans to integrate sign language into everyday life – BBC News

The Scottish government has announced plans to integrate the use of British Sign Language (BSL) into everyday life. Measures include removing barriers to deaf…

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Take part in survey on deafness and hearing loss – The Visitor

A national charity is inviting residents of Lancashire with deafness and hearing loss to take part in some vital research on access to…

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Support launched to deal with increasing numbers of people living with deafness in Southampton – Daily Echo

A PARTNERSHIP of Hampshire organisations are vying to take action following a sharp rise in the number of deaf people living in the…

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New research shows some children who struggle to read or write may actually have hearing problems – The Conversation UK

Ear infections are the number one reason for preschool children to visit the GP. Ear infections can be painful, cause difficulty with balance…

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Researchers help uncover root cause of childhood deafness – Manhattan Mercury

Bigger is not always better, especially when it comes to structures in the inner ear. Enlargement of the vestibular aqueduct, or EVA, has long…

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Hartpury’s Mat Gilbert speaks out about his deafness and achieving despite his disability – Gloucestershire Live

Hartpury’s Mat Gilbert has spoken out about his deafness and how he has achieved through rugby despite his disability. The openside-flanker, who has been…

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Hard of hearing? It’s just as hard on those you love: Partners of people who are going deaf endure frustration, anger and upset – Daily Mail

Going deaf makes life hard for the sufferer but it is tough on their husband or wife too. The partners of people losing their…

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Head of Gloucestershire deafness charity urges for deaf patient identity cards to be used across UK – Gazette Series

THE head of a Gloucestershire deafness charity has called for wallet-sized cards to help identify patients as deaf to be distributed across the…

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Sir John Cornforth: Who was the pioneering chemist who overcame deafness to win a Nobel Prize? – The Independent

Google’s new Doodle marks the centenary of Australian scientist Sir John Warcup Cornforth (1917-2013), winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1975. Cornforth…

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Hearing impaired volunteer looks for home for deaf dog – Leamington Observer

A HEARING-impaired volunteer is appealing for a home for a deaf dog after teaching the pup sign language. Phoebe Curtis from Stratford became a…

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Gene therapy restores hearing and balance in Usher syndrome – Medical Xpress

Scientists from the Institut Pasteur, Inserm, the CNRS, Collège de France, University Pierre et Marie Curie, and University Clermont Auvergne, have recently restored…

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Birds’ ‘ageless ears’ could help scientists treat deafness – Gears Of Biz

Birds do not suffer hearing loss as they get older, a discovery which could lead to new treatments for deafness, scientists say. A study…

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Secret to why birds DON’T lose their hearing with age could help treat deafness in the elderly – Daily Mail

Birds do not suffer hearing loss as they get older, a discovery which could lead to new treatments for deafness, scientists say. A study…

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Developing a Gene Therapy for Deaf Patients – Technology Networks

Scientists at Oregon State University have taken an important step toward gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a way to better study…

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Deafness does not stop duo from volunteering at Games – The Star Online

Much like the athletes competing in the 9th Asean Para Games, two women aren’t letting their disabilities hold them back. Elaine Yee Chek Yin,…

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Preventing childhood deafness following chemotherapy treatment – Gears Of Biz

Charity Action on Hearing Loss is supporting the biotechnology firm Otomagnetics, which today announces an important breakthrough towards preventing hearing loss caused by…

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Fitness Isn’t Very Accessible to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, but These Women Are Trying to Change That – SELF

When 29-year-old Katie Winder joined a new gym recently in her hometown of Orem, Utah, she received a free personal training session. She…

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Who was Sir John Warcup Cornforth? The chemist who overcame deafness to win the Nobel Prize – Telegraph.co.uk

Sir John Warcup Cornforth was a Nobel Prize-winning chemist who was born a century ago today. Sir John was known for his work in…

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How deafness encourages intentional and thoughtful communication – Healthy Hearing

“Blindness cuts us off from things; deafness cuts us off from people.” With all due respect to Helen Keller, and while recognizing our…

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Stroud sports shop staff donate kit and equipment to Gloucestershire deafness charity – Stroud News and Journal

STAFF at a sports shop in Stroud have donated kit and equipment to a Gloucestershire charity which aims to get young deaf people…

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Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss – BBC News

Canada’s foreign ministry is investigating after at least one of its diplomats stationed in Cuba was treated for hearing loss and headaches. It comes…

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Guide dog saved deaf-blind woman from attack by youths – STV News

A deaf-blind woman’s guide dog came to her owner’s rescue after she was attacked by a gang of youths in Glasgow. Lisa Halley, 27,…

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British Sign Language will count as ‘foreign language’ for university applicants – TES News

A university that requires all UK undergraduates to have a GCSE in another language, or study one alongside their degree, adds sign language…

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Breakthrough Discovery In Hearing Loss – UMB News

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have announced a breakthrough discovery that could eventually help scientists repair hearing problems…

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Mind-controlled hearing aids filter out background noise by tracking the wearer’s brain activity – Daily Mail

Scientists have created a hearing aid that is controlled by the mind, new research reveals. The technology filters out background noise, allowing the wearer…

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Call to support deaf in county – Alton Herald

THE UK’s largest hearing loss charity, Action on Hearing Loss, is urging GPs and other health and social care practitioners in Hampshire to…

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113,500 patients in Worcestershire are deaf or have hearing loss – Kidderminster Shuttle

MORE needs to be done to meet the needs of deaf patients in Worcestershire, says a hearing loss charity. Action on Hearing Loss is…

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Head of Gloucestershire deafness charity weighs in on study which shows hearing loss contributes to risk of dementia – Stroud News and Journal

A RECENT study revealed that hearing loss contributes to the risk of getting dementia, the head of a Gloucestershire deafness charity has weighed…

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Meet Team GB Deaflympics bronze medalist Steven Cafferty – Today’s Golfer

Steven Cafferty edged out Emil Nielsen in a play-off to win the first ever bronze medal for golf at the Deaflympics, describing his…

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Charity Action on Hearing Loss says people with hearing loss in Worcestershire need more support – Worcester News

MORE needs to be done to meet the needs of deaf patients in Worcestershire says a hearing loss charity. Action on Hearing Loss is…

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Pupils at Chestnuts Primary School in Milton Keynes raise some dough for deaf children – Milton Keynes Citizen

Pupils and teachers at Chestnuts Primary School in Milton Keynes put on a Big Cake Bake to raise money and awareness for the…

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Cochlear implants help Indiana toddler hear again after ear infections lead to deafness – CBS4 WTTV-TV

Ear infections are common among children, but they rarely lead to deafness. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened to 3-year-old Kyrie Norris from Terre…

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Researchers develop low-cost child deafness screening device – Deccan Herald

Biomedical engineers from Bengaluru have developed a new and inexpensive medical device to screen hearing defects of the babies so that doctors can…

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Young Stonehouse musician Charlie overcomes deafness to play at prestigious music festival in Poland – Stroud News and Journal

A TALENTED young musician from Stonehouse has overcome deafness to earn a spot at a prestigious music festival in Poland. Charlie Denton, 10, attended…

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Identifying and supporting patients with hearing problems – Chemist+Druggist

Hearing loss is a growing issue. So how are you adapting your pharmacy to meet this need? There are more than 900,000 people with…

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Apprentice overcomes deafness to become audio-visual engineer – Watford Observer

An apprentice has overcome acute hearing difficulties by completing his qualification as an Audio-Visual (AV) engineer. Adam Smith, 21, has now become an engineer…

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Course to boost prospects for young people with deafness or hearing loss – Cumbernauld News

A new course seeks to help young people with limited hearing improve their confidence and work towards achieving their ambitions. The Mind Buzz sessions,…

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Deafness Resource Centre awarded £56000 grant – St Helens Star

THE Deafness Resource Centre, which offers support for people with hearing loss, is celebrating after being awarded a grant of £56,766 from The…

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New research identifies key mechanism behind some deafness – Medical Xpress

Although the basic outlines of human hearing have been known for years – sensory cells in the inner ear turn sound waves into…

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How Yorick the hearing dog changed his owner’s life – Daily Mail

Two years ago my sister, staying for the weekend, started apologising profusely over breakfast for the noise made by her young family. Apparently her…

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How to Turn Challenges Like Deafness Into Gifts – New York Times

Lauren Mackiewicz, 32, is a job coach at Easterseals in East Brunswick, N.J. Q. What does Easterseals provide and what is your role there? A….

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The privilege of Deafness: For Chantal Deguire, the absence of hearing isn’t a problem to be fixed – National Post

An intimate look at our collective journey: Legacies 150 is a collection of stories and photo essays produced by the National Film Board…

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Top scientists believe cheese cures deafness – and the US army are testing it out – Daily Star

Scientists reckon that chomping through cheddar and stilton can help repair hearing damage. That’s because cheese contains a chemical compound called D-methionine which has…

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Deafness Support Network’s turnaround after latest inspection – Northwich Guardian

THE Deafness Support Network based in Northwich has been given a ‘Good’ rating by the Care Quality Commission, following a recent inspection of…

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Profoundly deaf teenager turns life around after joining up with charity – Northwich Guardian

A PROFOUNDLY deaf Northwich teenager who has battled depression and anxiety wants to inspire others to turn their lives around. Shannon Lees-Pearce, from Wincham,…

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How cheese boosts your hearing with a chemical compound that could cure deafness – Daily Mail

It might sound crackers – but cheese could hold the secret to better hearing. Scientists believe that it contains a chemical compound that could…

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Anne Hailes: Preconceptions about deafness are outrageous – the Irish News

I COULDN’T believe the misconceptions the public have about deafness. Here are a few as told to the National Deaf Children’s Society by…

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Conservatives set for U-turn after criticism from Gloucestershire deafness charity for not providing manifesto in British Sign Language – Gazette Series

THE Conservatives are set to complete a further U-turn after coming under fire from a Gloucestershire deafness charity and other campaigners for failing…

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What Curing Deaf Mice’s Hearing Means For Humans – Newsweek

More than 5 percent of the world’s population suffers from profound hearing loss, and about 60 percent of the deafness in infants is…

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New clues to human deafness found in mice – Washington University in St. Louis News

Providing clues to deafness, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that is required for proper…

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Sam Asano’s Let’s Invent: Finding new solutions to overcome deafness – The Union Leader

Last week, in conjunction with Cecile — an elderly woman near deafness and the simple solution we worked out to communicate with her…

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Deafness awareness event at Spire Washington – Sun FM

Bloom Hearing Specialists audiologist, Ian Halstead, will be on Wearside giving free advice and screening tests at an informative event. It’s as Washington Spire…

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Pascack Hills’ Vadon doesn’t let deafness slow her down – NorthJersey.com

MONTVALE — There are times when it seems as if Nicole Vadon is aloof, but the Pascack Hills junior is anything but shy…

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Overcoming childhood deafness, Center Grove sprinter ‘all in’ – Indianapolis Star

BARGERSVILLE – For two years, Grant Mason’s world was silent. His teacher didn’t know he was deaf. Nor did his youth football coach. Soon…

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Despite deafness, teen drummer drives the beat – KCCI Des Moines

DES MOINES, Iowa — Parents across Iowa beam every time their sons and daughters take the stage, but one guy amazes everyone who…

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Bella Bathurst: Sound, review – an illuminating book on deafness – The Arts Desk

Shelve with Oliver Sacks. In Sound: Stories of Hearing Lost and Found Bella Bathurst has written a fascinating and illuminating book on deafness….

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HRT could increase the risk of deafness, major study finds – Telegraph.co.uk

Women who take HRT to help them cope with symptoms of the menopause could face an increased risk of deafness, a landmark US…

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Sound: Stories of Hearing Lost and Found by Bella Bathurst – review – The Guardian

A profound account of a life changed by deafness – and what it was like to come out on the other side [caption id=”attachment_320298″…

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Are you making yourself deaf? 5 surprising causes of hearing loss – BT.com

The number-one cause of deafness is probably quite an obvious one: age. Most people’s hearing begins to decline from 30 onwards; by 60, more…

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Scientists use stem cells to grow working inner ear parts to treat deafness – Digital Trends

In many cases, deafness can have a significant impact on a person’s well-being, from obvious primary challenges like, well, not being able to…

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Writer cured by simple op after going deaf for 12 years – Daily Mail

Bella Bathurst was…

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Deafness charity praises success of ‘signing cafe’ in South Shields – Shields Gazette

A cafe in South Tyneside is backing a campaign to keep deaf people in touch. North East organisation Sign it Hear raises awareness of…

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Can you help deaf but handsome Herbie find a home? – Echo

A FRIENDLY and clever dog is desperate for a new home after constantly being overlooked because of his deafness. Despite his disability, one-year-old Herbie…

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This shouldn’t be news, but there’s finally a show created by and starring deaf actors – Mashable

File this one under “this shouldn’t be a big deal, but…” AMC-backed streaming service Sundance Now has given its first ever straight-to-series order…

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Chester deafness charity thanks community for support in raising £75000 – ChesterChronicle.co.uk

DSN staff Glynis Jeffries, Rhys Edwards, Bernie Charles and Robert Brown celebrate…

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Mom Is Devastated to Learn Her Infant’s Deafness Came From a Common Virus She Didn’t Know She Had – Independent Journal Review

If she hadn’t been pregnant, Erin Swetnam might never have known that there was something different about the “cold” she had.

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‘All boards should include people with disabilities’ – Third Sector

Nineteen per cent of people in the UK have disabilities, yet the composition of many charity boards does not reflect this figure and,…

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Modified virus as “Trojan Horse” for delivering genes to repair congenital hearing loss – Medical University of Vienna

There are more than 300 genetic defects that have been found to prevent the hair cells in the human inner ear, the sensory…

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Scientists spot gene for rare disorder causing deafness, blindness – Medical Xpress

HealthDay)—Researchers say they have found the genetic cause of a rare disorder that causes children to be born with deafness, blindness, albinism and…

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Research on ‘tip links’ signals possible path to better understanding of deafness – Medical Xpress

At their simplest, the sounds that surround us—from a baby’s cry to heavy metal—are merely vibrations in the air. It’s the job of…

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Darlington poet writes about her increasing deafness – North Yorkshire Advertiser

Darlington poet Marilyn Longstaff channels all the anger and frustration she feels at increasing deafness into her poems Marilyn Longstaff’s poetry deals with a…

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Prof: Curing deafness can be seen as ‘cultural genocide’ – The College Fix

A professor at Gallaudet University has written that curing deafness can be seen as “cultural genocide” that results in the “demise” of the…

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Could a jab stop old people from going DEAF? Scientists create a drug that can restore crucial hair to the inner ear and allows them to keep their hearing – Daily Mail

A simple injection could restore the hearing of thousands of people, after scientists successfully grew hair cells from the inner ear in the…

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Restoring hearing could protect against dementia: Is deafness linked to memory loss? – Express.co.uk

Hearing experts will conduct an exploration on deaf over-55s to see if…

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Researchers discover rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family in Pakistan – News-Medical.net

A group of researchers from Pakistan, Europe and Singapore have identified and characterised a previously undiscovered rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family living…

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Deafness carries a huge cost burden—economic as well as personal – Medical Xpress

Deafness often remains invisible, especially in contexts of constrained resources and poverty. It can exact a high cost for both developed and developing…

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Suffering with hearing loss? ‘Miracle’ jab used to treat infections could CURE deafness – Express.co.uk

Researchers have discovered a drug that they believe could be injected into the inner ear to boost hearing. Thousands of hair…

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Northwich charity awarded £10k to fund Deafness and Dementia Café – Northwich Guardian

A NORTHWICH charity has been…

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Evaluating “Tone Deafness”: Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Paper Mario: Color Splash – Nintendojo

What a maelstrom of opinions last week’s Nintendo Direct brought! You had everyone loving the localization announcement of Rhythm Heaven Megamix and the…

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Highway To Hearing Hell – The Beachwood Reporter

This is unsurprising, perhaps, given the decades that the Australian band has been pumping out the hard rock decibels. But deafness isn’t only…

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Highway to hearing hell: Musicians and the danger of deafness … – The News Minute

AC/DC singer Brian Johnson has been warned by doctors that he was at risk of “total hearing loss”. Friday, March 11, 2016 -…

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Dietary Supplements May Stall Hereditary Deafness – Headlines & Global News

Researchers said the latest findings are important because mutations in the connexin 26 gene are a leading cause of hereditary childhood deafness. Interestingly,…

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WIAA state girls basketball: Cassie Bossert doesn’t let her deafness slow her — or her Mineral Point teammates … – Madison.com

Cassie Bossert, a guard on the WIAA state tournament-bound Mineral Point girls basketball team, has been deaf since birth. Even while excelling in…

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The Beachwood Reporter – Highway To Hearing Hell – The Beachwood Reporter

AC/DC has postponed their U.S. tour after singer Brian Johnson was warned by doctors that he was at risk of “total hearing loss.”…

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Highway to hearing hell: musicians and the danger of deafness – The Conversation UK

It’s not only Brian Johnson who’s at risk of deafness – are you around music a lot? Read More Source:

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Stem cells for deafness – Derry Journal – Derry Journal

Scientists have announced a ‘major breakthrough’ in attempts to find a cure for deafness,” The Times reported. It said that the researchers had…

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AC/DC postpones US tour as Brian Johnson risks deafness – BBC News

Australian rock band AC/DC are postponing the rest of their US tour after singer Brian Johnson was warned he is going deaf. The…

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AC/DC’s Brian Johnson told to stop touring or risk deafness – Daily Echo

AC/DC lead singer Brian Johnson has been told to stop touring immediately or risk going deaf. The Australian rock band have now postponed…

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What Wikipedia Can’t Teach You About Deafness – Huffington Post (blog)

The Wikipedia entry on deafness will give you the definition, signs and symptoms, causes, diagnoses, prevention, treatments and more. These are all from…

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Hearing loss in later life, early deafness caused by mutations in hearing-related gene – Bel Marra Health

Hearing loss in later life and early deafness are caused by mutation in hearing-related gene. Scientists at the Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) recently…

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Shabbat service Friday in Boca to shed light on deafness – Sun Sentinel

The Chabad Student Center in Boca Raton will host a unique service Friday night for students “to see Shabbat observance in a special…

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Wbp2 is a novel deafness gene – Medical Xpress

The scientists report that the loss of Wbp2 expression leads to progressive high-frequency hearing loss in mouse as well as in two clinical…

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What Wikipedia Can’t Teach You About Deafness – Huffington Post

The Wikipedia entry on deafness will give you the definition, signs and symptoms, causes, diagnoses, prevention, treatments and more. These are all from…

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Researchers: Focusing on phone, book may cause temporary deafness – wivb.com

The researchers’ headline read, “The brain scans showed the people were not only ignoring or filtering out the sounds, they were not actually…

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Industrial Deafness Tinnitus Claims – Access Legal from Shoosmiths (press release)

Industrial deafness is caused by long-term exposure to noise and is generally irreversible. It can take many years before hearing problems arise, by…

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Deafness Global Clinical Trials Review 2016 By Market Research Store – Medgadget.com (blog)

This report on Deafness also includes an review of trial numbers as well as their (Deafness) average enrollment in uppermost/top countries which are…

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Coping with single-sided deafness – Highlands Today

Sudden deafness as a rapid onset of hearing loss that occurs with little or no warning, often following a viral infection, is another…

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Congenital deafness – ABC Local

The first week of Jai Beasley’s life was a busy one. A series of hearing tests diagnosed the newborn with profound deafness. But…

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Scammers steal from Seattle Hearing, Speech & Deafness Center – KING5.com

What’s worse, Seattle Police believe the thieves could be targeting other local non-profits. The most recent incident happened at the Seattle Hearing, Speech,…

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Wbp2 is a novel gene implicated in deafness – EurekAlert (press release)

The scientists report that the loss of Wbp2 expression leads to progressive high-frequency hearing loss in mouse as well as in two clinical…

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‘Deafness isn’t an illness – it’s an identity’ – Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Before me, my parents were both profoundly deaf themselves, so that was an advantage for me in many ways – they taught me…

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Nigeria: Jane Ihuoma Ottah – the Face of Deafness and Discrimination in Nigeria – AllAfrica.com

However, during the second semester of her 100 Level, she was “deregistered” at the instance of the Vice Chancellor based on her deafness….

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Deafness no barrier to learning for Aussie Hearing kids – Toowoomba Chronicle

Toowoomba Chronicle SCHOOL READY: Celebrating being all ready for Prep are students Chelsea Bressington and Beckett Duce with (from left) Gavin Pingel, Kristie Duce,…

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Comic insights into the world of deafness – West – Welfare Society Territory

West – Welfare Society Territory Billy is deaf but his family, who can hear but are busy with everyday life, don’t have time or…

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TEMECULA: Boomer the dog overcomes deafness – Press-Enterprise

Press-Enterprise TEMECULA: Boomer the dog overcomes deafness. A couple bought him 10 years ago and says they would do it again. La Prensa. Today’s…

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Deafness Support Network in Chester looking for bag-packing volunteers – ChesterChronicle.co.uk

ChesterChronicle.co.uk Deafness Support Network are looking for volunteers to help with a bag pack at Waitrose Chester from 10am to 3pm on Friday, January…

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