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Digital helpers for the hearing impaired

Every fifth German is hearing impaired. In their private and in their work lives, they are restricted - such as when making a telephone call. Researchers are now ready with a digital solution, one that can partially compensate ...

dateAug 11, 2010 in Medical research
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Restore hearing thanks to new drug

Researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats. The landmark discovery found that injection of an agent called 'ADAC', ...

dateJun 30, 2010 in Medical research
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Probing Question: Can deafness be cured?

The New Orleans Saints won the Superbowl in February, and the crowd roared. Quarterback Drew Brees brought his one-year-old son to the field to experience the celebration-muffled through an enormous pair of headphones. Brees ...

dateMar 04, 2010 in Medical research
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YouTube extends automatic video captioning

YouTube, in a significant development for millions of deaf Internet users, extended automatic caption capability Thursday to all English-language videos on the video-sharing website.

dateMar 04, 2010 in Internet
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