Deafness

Scientists Discover Genes Causing Age-Related Hearing Loss – Discover Magazine

Even though our ears get bigger as we age, our hearing tends to fade. This ironic problem…

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Mice reveal 38 new genes involved in hearing loss – Cambridge Network

Multiple new genes involved in hearing loss have been revealed in a huge study of mouse mutants…

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ASL Day 2019: Everything You Need To Know About American Sign Language – Newsweek

On April 15, 1817, the American School for the Deaf opened. That date is now marked every…

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Mice reveal 38 new genes involved in hearing loss – EurekAlert

A large-scale screen of mouse mutants has revealed multiple new genes involved in hearing loss, according to…

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Essex writer crowdfunds to put hearing loss on the big screen – Gazette

DEAFNESS, mental health and one woman’s connection to karate all find themselves in a coming-of-age film inspired…

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Deaf Poets Society (Repeat) – BBC News

London poet Raymond Antrobus was thought to be dyslexic with severe learning disabilities, until his deafness was…

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World’s First Middle Ear Transplant Cures Patient Of Deafness – Ubergizmo

Those who are afflicted with deafness usually have no choice but to live with it. Granted hearing…

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Video of deaf blue-eyed Ghanaian girl hearing sounds for the first time emerges – Legit.ng

A video of little girl named Chogtaa whose curative operation for dumbness and deafness made headlines in…

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New service for people with sensory loss set to open – Runcorn and Widnes World

THOSE suffering from vision or hearing loss in Halton will soon have access to a specialised support…

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Drug being tested in London could be breakthrough in treating hearing loss – Evening Standard

London researchers are trialling a new drug they hope will be the first in the world to…

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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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