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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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Surviving dance club music (noise) with hearing intact

By tweaking a system in the ear that limits how much sound is heard, a global team of researchers has discovered one alteration that shows that the ability of the ear to turn itself down contributes to protecting against ...

dateJan 21, 2009 in
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Cochlear Implants Offer Kids A Gift Beyond Hearing

( -- For years, hearing scientists have known that cochlear implants improve the communication of children who receive them. What they didn’t know was whether the children and their parents perceived an improvement ...

dateFeb 18, 2009 in Health
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The hazards of headphones

When it comes to hearing loss, a tiny iPod seems much less threatening than a rock concert but it actually may be more dangerous.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Health
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