Evaluation of the Effect of a Visio-Hearing Training Protocol on Spatial Hearing in Subjects With Hearing Loss

Conditions:   Cochlear Nerve Deafness;   Cochlear Diseases;   Cochlear Hearing Loss;   Hearing Loss;   Deafness Interventions:   Behavioral: Training Protocol n°1 first at Visit 1, then, Training Protocol n°2 at Visit 2;   Behavioral: Training Protocol n°2 first at Visit 1, then, Training Protocol n°1 at Visit 2 Sponsor:   Hospices Civils de Lyon Not yet recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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ConclusionAs the hereby reported condition is very rare, the results cannot be compared with any similar report published previously. Nevertheless, based on the outcome, the treatment strategy seems to be both reasonable and effective.
Source: European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology - Category: ENT & OMF Source Type: research
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Source: Hearing, Balance and Communication - Category: Audiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionResults showed that targeted next ‐generation sequencing (NGS) enabled us to detect disease‐causing mutations with high accuracy, stability, speed and throughput. Our study extends the pathogenic mutation spectrum ofMITF andSOX10.
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
Authors: Yang S, Chen S, Zhu J, Han X PMID: 31942778 [PubMed]
Source: Journal of Clinical Neurology - Category: Neurology Tags: J Clin Neurol Source Type: research
Provision of sign language courses for parents of deaf children is found to be "patchy".
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Provision of sign language courses for parents of deaf children is found to be "patchy".
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
ConclusionWe speculate that mitochondrial dysfunction may be a feature in patients with DDCH.
Source: Molecular Genetics & Genomic Medicine - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Tags: CLINICAL REPORT Source Type: research
On this episode of ASHA Voices, we dive into the research behind hearing loss reversal. While investigating a genetic form of hearing loss affecting transduction, researcher Jeff Holt  found he could successfully reverse hearing loss in mice. How did the researcher test the rodents’ hearing? By unexpectedly playing loud music and looking for a response in the subjects, nicknamed Beethoven mice. “A deaf mouse doesn’t jump at all, no matter how loud a sound you play. But after introducing our gene therapy into the ears of Beethoven mice, we find they jump again,” says Holt. Also on the show, sens...
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Press Releases - Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Tags: Academia & Research Audiology Health Care Podcast Slider Speech-Language Pathology ASHA Convention audiologist Hearing Assistive Technology hearing loss Source Type: blogs
AbstractBackgroundDeaf people experience health inequalities compared to hearing populations. The EQ-5D, a widely used, standardised, generic measure of health status, which is available in over 100 languages, was recently translated into British Sign Language (BSL) and initial validation conducted. Using data from this previous study of the EQ-5D-5L BSL we aimed to assess (1) whether responses to the EQ-5D differed between a sample of Deaf BSL users and the general population (2) whether socio-demographic characteristics and clinical measures were associated with EQ-5D index scores in Deaf BSL users and (3) the impact of ...
Source: Applied Health Economics and Health Policy - Category: Health Management Source Type: research
ConclusionsFindings from this 2019 study indicate that deaf or hard of hearing women are at a heightened risk for chronic conditions, pregnancy-related complications, and adverse birth outcomes and underscore the need for systematic investigation of the pregnancy- and neonatal-related risks, complications, costs, mechanisms, and outcomes of deaf or hard of hearing women.
Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
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