Many people with binaural hearing loss will benefit from wearing hearing devices, such as hearing aids or cochlear implants, in both ears. However, not everyone benefits from aiding both ears; some will experience binaural interference, in which sounds and speech are less clear when using a hearing device in both ears than in one ear only.
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On the court, the Portland High School Bulldogs are reigning Maine state basketball champions. But, during most games this season, the crowd often finds it inspiration from what’s happening on the sidelines.
Freshman Kamron King is the team’s mascot and “sixth man.” Dressed in an over-sized gray Bulldog outfit, King often runs the sidelines getting the crowd into a frenzy. He’s also deaf and can’t hear any of it.
Sign It! is an online curriculum for learning American Sign Language free to families of children ages birth to 36 months. The online classes include lessons and quizzes that can be completed at your own pace.
New research suggests that babies exposed to nicotine before and after birth can cause a child to have hearing problems due to abnormal development in the auditory brainstem.
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A growing number of students at RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf are entering careers in science and medicine.
But the deaf and hard of hearing population remains one of the most underrepresented groups in the biomedical fields.
Shoppers in the U.S. may have noticed a sweet face on Gap ads recently, and those who looked even closer may have noticed something special: little, pink hearing aids tucked behind her ear.
It is well-known that congenital CMV infection can result in a sensorineural hearing loss, and that the earlier we can detect that loss the better. Yet CMV screening is challenging not only because of screening accuracy but in interpreting the results. So what approach should we take to detect a significant CMV infection in newborns?