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RA Drug Slows Damage of Rare Disease
Inflammation is at the root of many common diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis. As such, it may be possible that certain rheumatoid arthritis drugs also can treat other inflammatory diseases.
Ditch the Hearing Aid and Learn Music
Music is the artist’s window to the emotional soul. But this art isn’t all love songs and dance music - it can have very practical uses in combating hearing loss.
Turn Down the Volume
The most dangerous threat to your hearing health might very well be in your pocket or purse right now: your MP3 player.
Can You Hear What I Hear?
Still doing last minute holiday shopping? A pair of volume-limiting headphones or ear-buds for your teen – and a conversation about hearing loss – can help protect their hearing.
Can You Hear the Holiday Cheer?
If you're the only one not laughing at Uncle Fred's latest joke at the dinner table this holiday, it might be time to make an appointment to have your hearing checked.
Hear No Evil, Touch No Evil?
People who have inherited a form of hearing loss appear to have inherited an increased sensitivity in their sense of touch as well, establishing a genetic link between the two senses.
20% of Americans have a hearing problem
The number of Americans who struggle with hearing loss might surprise you. A fifth of Americans over the age of 12 have hearing loss severe enough to make communication difficult.
What Did You Say?
With ever increasing advances in medical care technology, remote diagnosing certainly isn't unheard of. It's a much newer field when it comes to hearing screenings.
Hearing the Music Loud and Clear
It may go against what your parents always warned you about, but lifelong musicians actually experience less hearing loss as they age.
Protein Contributes to Deaf-Blindness
The discovery of a new role for a protein that mutates in a common genetic disorder that leaves individuals deaf and blind could explain the cause of the most severe cases of the disorder.