The findings reveal many hearing loss cases remain undiagnosed in primary care, since people very often cannot recognize their hearing has been affected, and highlight gaps in the continuity of hearing care pathways.
Tag: Action on Hearing Loss
During Deaf Awareness Week (May 15-21), Action on Hearing Loss—a UK-based charity that supports people with tinnitus, hearing loss, and deafness—highlights simple and cost effective ways of making work environment more hearing loss-friendly.Read More
Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells—a finding that could lead to new platforms to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of hearing and balance disorders.Read More
The British and Irish Hearing Instrument Manufacturers Association (BIHIMA) has announced its support for the campaign calling for state-funded hearing checks for everyone when they reach age 65.Read More
The UK-based charity, Action on Hearing Loss, announced that it is funding a tinnitus study at Newcastle University to help accelerate the development of future tinnitus treatments.Read More
The research has reportedly shown for the first time the closer links between a deficit in the myelin sheath surrounding the auditory nerve and hearing loss. “This research is innovative because data modeling [simulations] was used on previous morphological data and assessed that physical changes to the myelin coat were the principal cause of the deficit,” says researcher Martine Hamann, PhD, of the University of Leicester.Read More