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August 31, 2020

Research Shows Opioid Use Could Cause Hearing Loss

Opioid use, particularly in high doses, can cause deafness, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in The Journal of Medical Toxicology,...
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August 31, 2020

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia Pathway

Hearing impairment was linked to neuropathological hallmarks of dementia, an autopsy study suggested. In older adults who were cognitively normal,...
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August 31, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Bone Disease Medication May Help Reverse Hearing Loss

Preliminary findings from Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear may pave the way for trials to test...
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August 3, 2020

Vitamin B12 Deficiency Could Contribute to Tinnitus

A vitamin B12 deficiency is more prevalent in people who reach 60 years old and above. Have you been hearing...
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August 3, 2020

New Cause of Age-Related Hearing Loss Discovered

For the past 60 years, it has been thought that age-related hearing loss, known as presbycusis, is driven primarily by...
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July 22, 2020

Ear Infections Discovered in Remains from 15,000 Years Ago

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the...
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July 22, 2020 / Hearing

Humans’ Ears Perk at Interesting Sounds Like Animals

Many animals, including dogs, cats and various species of monkeys, will move their ears to better focus their attention on...
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June 11, 2020

What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

It can be frustrating for people who struggle to hear everyday sounds and conversations to undergo a hearing test and...
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June 10, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Linked to Gene Mutations

Mutations in the TGFBR1 gene, the underlying cause of some cases of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS), may lead to hearing loss by preventing the...
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