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New mapping approach lets scientists zoom in and out as the brain processes sound

Researchers have mapped the sound-processing part of the mouse brain in a way that keeps both the proverbial forest and the trees in view.


Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Medicine

Thu Jul 31, 2014

ABC Action News

How to help your elderly loved ones hear better

Have your parents been reluctant to get a hearing aid because they are afraid it will make them seem old? These devices aren't what they used to be and may be able to improve their quality of life.


Related Topix: Medicine, Kids, Family


Movie theaters could soon be required to do more to accommodate people with disabilities

Officials at the U.S. Department of Justice are proposing new rules that would require movie theaters to offer captioning and audio description.


Related Topix: US News, Medicine

Science Daily

Effect of loud noises on brain revealed in study

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech sounds, according to neuroscientists.


Related Topix: Medicine, University of Texas at Dallas

Hawkeye's hearing, or How to use signs in storytelling

In the Marvel comic Hawkeye #15, published in February, the title character was brutally attacked and deafened by a supervillain real estate developer trying to push the hero's neighbors out of their apartment building in Brooklyn's Bed-Stuy.


Related Topix: Medicine

Vital op for deaf girl put off

Two-year-old Gina Ngewu was due to undergo a life-changing operation on Thursday, but because of a lack of funds, the little girl might live in her soundless world for ever.


Related Topix: Medicine

USA Today

Elton John aids hearing disabled in Philippines

Elton John and husband David Furnish went to the Philippines to donate hearing aids as part of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, a global nonprofit run by Bill and Tani Austin and their son Steven Sawalich.


Related Topix: Medicine, Non-Profit, Music, Entertainment

Lancashire Telegraph

Profoundly deaf Rossendale man and wife become charity champions

The accomplished musician and his wife Elaine, 63, who is also deaf, have raised thousands for charity over the years and are now setting up their own organisation to benefit adults and children with special needs.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, North Manchester, IN

Sandusky Register

Falling is NOT normal aging

Here is a fact: Falling or fear of falling is not "normal" aging. If you have fallen or you are fearful of falling, this is not something you should accept as being a normal course of the aging process.


Related Topix: Medicine

The Orlando Sentinel

Free amplified phones for residents with hearing loss

Free amplified telephones will be available to qualified permanent Florida residents with hearing loss from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leesburg Public Library, 100 E. Main St. The phones will be available from the Deaf and Hearing Services of Lake & Sumter Counties, Inc., one of numerous regional distribution centers for Florida ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine, Leesburg, FL, Lake County, FL, Ocala, FL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Hearing aids, pills confiscated

The Immigration Department told the independent health provider on Christmas Island not to publish a report that showed alarming rates of mental health issues among children in detention, an inquiry has heard.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health Care Provider, Health

WCHS-TV Charleston

Program Helps Children With Hearing Loss

Huntington , Cabell County , West Virginia A special program at Marshall University is helping children with profound hearing loss learn to communicate through speech.


Related Topix: Medicine, Huntington, WV, Cabell County, WV, Marshall University, St. Albans, WV

The Chronicle Herald

Hearing aids go wireless

Frank Skubski, general manager of Beltone Canada, holds a hearing aid Wednesday that can be controlled with an iPhone.


Related Topix: Medicine, iPhone, Bluetooth, Wireless, Emerging Technology

The Wichita Eagle

Spirit AeroSystem employeesa fund donates money for childrena s hearing aids

Employees of Spirit AeroSystems, through the Good Neighbor Fund, have contributed $50,000 for hearing aids for infants and children with hearing loss.


Related Topix: Medicine, Springer, Wichita, KS


Steven gets on his bike for hearing loss charity

A Porthcawl man has cycled 850 miles - a distance the equivalent of Cardiff to Poland - raising almost A 3,000 for Action on Hearing Loss Cymru.


Related Topix: Medicine, Bridgend County, Wales, United Kingdom,

The Carroll News

Are you aging too fast?12:00 pm

Do you want to know if you're aging too fast, just the right amount, or more slowly than the general populace? Well, I'm here with the information that will tell you just that.


Related Topix: Medicine, Opinion

Alabama Live

Here's how to apply for the vacancy on the Montevallo City Council

Montevallo City Councilman Don Hughes says he resigned from the board at its meeting Monday, July 28, 2014, due to his hearing loss.


Related Topix: Montevallo, AL, Medicine

CBS Local

Amazing Adaptive Softball Player Gets Look At Dream Job

A few weeks ago we brought you the story of Charlie Schultz , an adaptive softball player from Eagan who dreamed of becoming an audiologist.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Jul 29, 2014

St. Cloud Times

6th District primary: Sivarajah sets up challenge

Sivarajah, R-Lino Lakes, has been here before. She became an unlikely advocate for the hearing-impaired, sought office with no political experience and helped engineer a rightward sea change for the once-liberal Anoka County board.


Related Topix: Anoka, MN, Anoka County, MN, US News, Lino Lakes, MN, Medicine

The Daily Breeze

Manhattan Beach chef Darren Weiss teaches deaf children how to cook at his restaurant

Hearing-impaired children have a hands-on cooking lesson from chef Darren Weiss, who also is hearing-imparied, at his Darren's Restaurant in Manhattan Beach, CA.


Related Topix: Manhattan Beach, CA, Medicine, Family, Kids