Around 1.5 billion people worldwide live with impaired hearing, this can create significant problems for these individuals and often reduce the perceived quality of life. The most common cause of these impairments is damage to non-regenerative receptors called hair cells. Many … [Read more...] about Could crocodiles help defeat hearing loss?
App helps quickly detect ear infections with just a phone and a paper cone
The symptoms of ear infections can be a little vague, and can be easily confused with other conditions. To help clear up such diagnoses, researchers from the University of Washington have come up with a “user-friendly” mobile app that can quickly detect the presence of fluid … [Read more...] about App helps quickly detect ear infections with just a phone and a paper cone
To maintain a sharp brain, keep your eyes and ears in check
So many factors influence healthy aging, including lifestyle habits such as diet and physical activity. But if there’s one thing you can do to make sure your brain stays sharp as you age, it’s taking good care of your eyes and ears. Take a look here to see why researchers say … [Read more...] about To maintain a sharp brain, keep your eyes and ears in check