Category Archives: Phonak nano

Reflections on Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: 2013

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Insight into protective mechanisms for hearing loss suggests potential gene therapy or medicine

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Researchers from the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have created a new mouse model in which by expressing a gene in the inner ear hair cells — the sensory cells that detect sound and sense balance — protects the mice from age-related hearing loss (ARHL) and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the two most common forms of deafness…

Bad behavior in kids with hearing implants doesn’t predict slowed language development

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A new study is challenging a long held belief among speech therapists and audiologists that bad behavior in young children with hearing implants is an indicator of device failure and a predictor of poor language development.