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The Theory For How We Perceive Sound Has Officially Been Overturned

By | Wed, 11/20/2013 - 14:19

Stanford scientists have overturned an old-school scientific model explaining the process of "adaptation" in relation to our ability to hear.

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French Horn Players Most Likely In Orchestra To Suffer From Hearing Loss

By | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 11:02

French horn players face the greatest risk for hearing loss and damage among musicians, according to a new study.

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How Old Are Your Ears? Take The Online Hearing Test

By | Fri, 08/16/2013 - 12:49

Hearing loss is partly a result of a degradation in the inner ear's hair cells, which are the first to encounter high frequencies as they pass through the ear.

Mechanism for Inner Ear Cell Regeneration Found!

In Discovering How Ear Cells Regenerate Themselves, Scientists Are One Step Closer To A Hearing Loss Cure

By | Tue, 06/11/2013 - 17:03

Experiments have isolated the two proteins used to regenerate the "tip link" cells in your ears — a finding that could be applied to those with hearing loss to improve hearing.

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3D Printing Bionic Ears With Superhuman Potential [Video]

By | Fri, 05/03/2013 - 11:24

Scientists build a cyborg ear that can hear radio waves.

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Revolutionary New Drug May Reverse Hearing Loss

By | Wed, 01/09/2013 - 15:46

An exciting new study suggests that we may soon be able to roll back hearing loss, meaning that individuals will be able to hear better in the future.

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Popular Painkillers Linked to Hearing Loss in Women

By | Wed, 09/12/2012 - 14:09

Aspirin is found in drugs like Bayer while ibuprofen is found in popular over-the-counter medications like Advil and Motrin and acetaminophen is found in Tylenol.