Tomi Lahren dubs Biden ’s press conference an ‘incoherent, tone-deaf disaster’
Fox Nation host Tomi Lahren reacts to President Biden's press conference marking his first year in office on "Final Thoughts." #tomilahren #foxnation #pressconference (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Introducing the year of disabled workers
After two years during which disabled members have faced unprecedented challenges, UNISON has made 2022 the year of disabled workers. As part of the year, new resources have been created to help branches and regions organise events and initiatives locally and an extended programme of national campaigning, organising and training events will also be organised. Angela Hamilton and Katrina Murray, who represent disabled members on UNISON’s NEC, welcomed the initiative. Angela said: “This is an exciting opportunity to showcase the skills, experience and qualities that disabled people bring to the workplace and to s...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - January 14, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article disabled members equalities year of the disabled worker Source Type: news

Fully Ready to Kill, Shockingly Unprepared to Save Lives
Credit: Albert Gonzalez Farran / UNAMIDBy Baher KamalMADRID, Jan 14 2022 (IPS) While absolutely ready to kill, with the biggest military powers spending in 2020 nearly two trillion US dollars on weapons, the world is shockingly unprepared to save the lives of millions of unarmed, innocent civilian victims of wars… and other man-made catastrophes. The military spending data come from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), which also reports that global nuclear arsenals grow as states continue to modernise, thus sharply increasing the dangers of an unimaginable number of victims of the most deva...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Baher Kamal Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Global Governance Headlines Health Peace Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

I don ’t need a hearing aid yet, right?
Early intervention for hearing loss is key. Yale experts map out the latest hearing devices and how they can help manage different kinds of hearing loss. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 13, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ravages of Lassa Fever
[This Day] The pain is usually sharp and sudden and death is usually swift. The swiftness of death which rides on mice which are nowhere near the top of the animal kingdom's best athletes catch young people especially cold. It is the fate of young people at the hands of such a lethal liquidator that should worry health experts, the Nigerian authorities and Nigerians as a whole. Yet, the alarm bells do not appear to be tolling loudly enough or if they do, then Nigeria's multitude of those who are hard of hearing are p (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

What to Do If You Wake Up With a Blocked Ear?
Title: What to Do If You Wake Up With a Blocked Ear?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - January 11, 2022 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Can Benefit Deaf Children With Autism
Improvement seen in language skills and social engagement (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 7, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Neurology, ENT, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Surgery, Journal, Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Can Benefit Deaf Children With Autism
THURSDAY, Jan. 6, 2022 -- Cochlear implantation (CI) benefits deaf children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to a study published online Dec. 21 in Otology& Neurotology. Carolyn M. Jenks, M.D., from the Northwestern University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

BBC presenter who started going deaf gave up having a third baby
In the summer of 2017, as Helena Merriman, who lives in South-West London, started going out more, she was horrified to find that she couldn't hear conversations, particularly in crowded, noisy places. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Causes Clogged Ears Besides Wax?
Title: What Causes Clogged Ears Besides Wax?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 1/5/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - January 5, 2022 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants a Big Help to Deaf Children With Autism
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29, 2021 -- Having autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can make communication a challenge, and some of these children are also deaf, making social interactions even more daunting. But new research suggests that cochlear implants can go a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 29, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Development of a social communication questionnaire (QSC-ID) for people with intellectual disability in a deaf sample: a pilot and feasibility study - Weber C, Weber C, Fellinger J, Holzinger D.
BACKGROUND: Social communication (SC) includes the use and interpretation of verbal and non-verbal messages within a social context and thus requires more than knowledge of language. Social communication skills are essential for connecting and engaging wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

More U.S. Women Are Retaining Their Hearing as They Age
Title: More U.S. Women Are Retaining Their Hearing as They AgeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - December 29, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

‘The doctors came and I had to tell my father he was dying’
Is it always appropriate for relatives to interpret for deaf loved ones? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily Insight: Nightingale’s song falls on deaf ears
The must-read stories and debate in health policy and leadership. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - December 23, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Colorado Trucker Rogel Aguilera-Mederos' Prosecutor Kayla Wildeman Slammed for Tone-Deaf Post
Protests are intensifying over the extraordinary 110-year sentence given to an immigrant trucker who caused a fiery crash when his brakes failed. #immigranttrucker #kaylawildeman #protests (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochlear implantation and risk of falls in older adults - Grimm DR, Fakurnejad S, Alyono JC.
OBJECTIVE: To examine whether cochlear implantation (CI) increases the risk of clinically significant falls in older adults. STUDY DESIGN: Retrospective analysis of deidentified administrative claims from a US commercial insurance database. SETTING: Nation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

What are Some Risk Factors for Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy Outcomes?
Discussion “Neonatal encephalopathy, manifesting as altered responsiveness, seizures, apnea and abnormal muscle tone and reflexes, resulting from hypoxic-ischemic injury is termed hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).” Neonatal encephalopathy can be associated with other problems including stroke, hemorrhage, infection, pre-term brain injury and hypoglycemia as some examples. Sometimes more than one of these entities occurs simultaneously such as hypoglycemia and HIE. HIE can result in long-term neurological problems including motor, behavioral, and cognitive problems that can become apparent even years later....
Source: PediatricEducation.org - December 13, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Parents of a deaf child reveal 'incredible' therapy that saved their daughter
PARENTS Jorge and Lindsey were left in tears after they found out that their newborn daughter Grace was born profoundly deaf. Unprepared and unsure what the future would look like for Grace, they began to immediately research their options. With an estimated 50,000 children in the UK who are classified as "deaf", it can be difficult to tell if your child is struggling. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Associated With New Bone Formation, Residual Hearing Loss Cochlear Implants Associated With New Bone Formation, Residual Hearing Loss
Scans using ultra-high-spatial-resolution CT within a year of cochlear implantation show new bone formation in many patients, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - December 9, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: General Surgery News Source Type: news

NHS Lothian criticised over late diagnosis of deaf children
Several profoundly deaf children were diagnosed too late for vital implant surgery, a report finds. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Cochlear Implants Cause Harm to Hearing Over Time?
Title: Could Cochlear Implants Cause Harm to Hearing Over Time?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - December 9, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Ultrahigh-resolution CT shows how new bone affects cochlear implants
Researchers have found that a relatively new CT technique -- ultrahigh-spatial-resolutio...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISCT: 5 clinical benefits of photon-counting CT FDA clears MRI-compatible cochlear implant Flat-panel CT helps refine pitch for cochlear implant users (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bone Conduction Devices Tied to Better Hearing-Related Quality of Life Bone Conduction Devices Tied to Better Hearing-Related Quality of Life
People with single-sided sensorineural deafness who receive bone conduction devices experience improved hearing-related quality of life, but no change in general quality of life, a recent systematic review and meta-analysis suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

Postpartum depression: A deaf mum's story.
Catherine, a single parent who is also deaf, struggled with postpartum depression. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Postpartum depression: A deaf mum's story
Catherine, a single parent who is also deaf, struggled with postpartum depression. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WWII veteran, 102, regains his hearing and social life, thanks to UCLA cochlear implant program
As a World War II pilot flying B-17 bombers behind enemy lines in Europe, Irvin Poff never backed down in the face of danger.In 1944, while he was flying in formation with a squadron of 28 other Army Air Force planes, an engine on Poff ’s plane failed five minutes before he was ordered to drop 6,000 pounds of explosives over an Austrian oil refinery. Knowing Nazi fighters liked to pick off solo flyers, he diverted full-throttle emergency power to his remaining three engines.“We were supposed to limit emergency power to six minutes to prevent the engines from overheating and exploding,” Poff recalled. &ldq...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Rose Ayling-Ellis health: 'It's not funny' - star snaps at partner after health blunder
ROSE AYLING-ELLIS has overcome massive hurdles to be the first deaf contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, with her and partner Giovanni Pernice adapting the way they train in order to learn difficult ballroom and latin routines. However, there is still one problem that limits how much Rose can train - what is it? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Can I Dry Up Fluid in My Inner Ear?
Title: How Can I Dry Up Fluid in My Inner Ear?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 11/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - November 8, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Giants WR Kadarius Toney Facing Criticism for Tone-Deaf Tweet on Henry Ruggs III
Kadarius Toney recently shared his thoughts on the Henry Ruggs III situation. #giantswr #henryruggsiii #kadariustoney (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 4, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McAnea hails ‘campaigning spirit’ of disabled members
UNISON general secretary Christina McAnea spoke of the devastating impact of COVID-19 on disabled people, when she addressed UNISON’s national disabled member’s conference on Monday. She said that the fact that almost two thirds of those who have died of the virus had a disability was “so shocking, it’s almost hard to comprehend,” adding: “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the loved ones of all those who lost their lives during this pandemic.” With almost 200,000 disabled members, UNISON is one of – if not the – largest organisation of disabled workers in the country. ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 2, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Simon Jackson Tags: Article News 2021 National Disabled Members Conference Source Type: news

GP leading plans for industrial action over No10's plan to boost face-to-face appointments RESIGNS
Dr Richard Vautrey, the chair of the BMA's GP committee, has said he will step down later this month. He was accused of being 'tone deaf' over his stance on face-to-face appointments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sign language for safe work: key results of international project and their potential - Kuhnov á I, Horáčková A.
An international cooperation of seven organizations from five European countries has produced several new tools to enrich existing ways of interpersonal communication in the workplace and to contribute to greater safety for deaf, hard of hearing employees ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 1, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Unilateral cochlear implants cost effective in adults in UK
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - November 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Egypt Must End State Oppression of Women and Girls
Egyptian women protesters behind bars. Credit: VOA News By Reem Abdellatif and Nimco AliCAIRO, Egypt, Oct 27 2021 (IPS) The fate of Egyptian women and girls delicately hangs in the balance as the country continues to have one of the worst records in the world for gender equality. With oppression often state-sanctioned, Egyptian women face a daily struggle against sexual harassment and other violations of their basic human rights, including institutionalised violence. Today, African Women Rights Advocates (AWRA) and The Five Foundation, The Global Partnership To End FGM, have come together with Equality Now, Democracy for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Reem Abdellatif and Nimco Ali Tags: Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Middle East & North Africa TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Patients condemn GPs over industrial action threat to hold more face-to-face appointments 
The British Medical Association was yesterday condemned for its 'tone-deaf' refusal to comply with orders to see more patients in person and 'misreading the public mood'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Eases Access to Cheaper Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
Title: FDA Eases Access to Cheaper Over-the-Counter Hearing AidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/19/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - October 20, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

FDA: Medical Devices; Ear, Nose, and Throat Devices; Establishing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
Notice of proposed rule from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposing to establish a regulatory category for over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids to improve access to hearing aid technology for people 18 years old or older. This notice is also proposing related amendments to update the regulatory framework for hearing aids. Includes considerations for hearing aid access in rural and underserved communities. Comments on the proposed rule are due by January 18, 2022. Comments on the information collection are due by November 19, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 20, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Audiologists should not fail with falls: a call to commit to prevention of falls in older adults - Rogers C.
Globally, falls are a serious economic and public health concern. While all age groups are impacted by falls, the threats to morbidity and mortality are most severe in older adults. Recent literature has linked hearing loss, and related issues such as an i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Effect of hearing aids on body balance function in non-reverberant condition: a posturographic study - Ninomiya C, Hiraumi H, Yonemoto K, Sato H.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of hearing aids on body balance function in a strictly controlled auditory environment. METHODS: We recorded the findings of 10 experienced hearing aid users and 10 normal-hearing part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

South Africa: South Africa's Mental Health Epidemic - Love Don't Live Here Anymore
[Daily Maverick] This is a scream for help that, tragically, will fall on deaf ears. People will harm themselves, harm others and some will die because the government will ignore what I am about to write. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Response to powell et al., "Do hearing aids prevent falls? Commentary on study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey" - Riska KM, Peskoe SB, Gordee A, Kuchibhatla M, Smith SL.
PURPOSE This letter serves to respond to Powell et al.'s (2021) letter to the editor regarding our recent publication, "Preliminary Evidence on the Impact of Hearing Aid Use on Falls Risk in Individuals With Self-Reported Hearing Loss." In our letter, we r... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Intricon's over-the-counter hearing aids get a boost from Biden order
Intricon Corp. has been waiting years for regulations around hearing aids to change. In 2017, the federal Hearing Aid Act was passed to allow companies to sell hearing aids over the counter. However, little progress was made on the legislation until President Joe Biden signed an executive order in July directing the Department of Health and Human Services to issue proposed rules f or OTC hearing aids by mid-November. The act, and its eventual implementation, represents a huge opportunity for Arden… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 8, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Carter Jones Source Type: news

Could an App Help Kids With Severe Ear Condition Avoid Surgery?
Title: Could an App Help Kids With Severe Ear Condition Avoid Surgery?Category: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - October 8, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

A Deaf Man Who Couldn't Hear Police Commands Was Tased And Spent 4 Months In Jail
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lauren Ridloff, MCU's First Deaf Hero in'Eternals,' on Her Superpower
In her first major role in a feature film, she wasn ’t fazed by things that might unnerve others, but she had to show filmmakers how to work with deafness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Bahr Tags: Movies Deafness Actors and Actresses Content Type: Personal Profile Ridloff, Lauren Jolie, Angelina Eternals (Movie) Zhao, Chloe Marvel Entertainment Source Type: news

Lauren Ridloff, MCU's First Deaf Hero in'Eternals,' on Her Superpower
In her first major role in a feature film, she wasn ’t fazed by things that might unnerve others, but she had to show filmmakers how to work with deafness. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Bahr Tags: Movies Deafness Actors and Actresses Ridloff, Lauren Jolie, Angelina Eternals (Movie) Content Type: Personal Profile Source Type: news

Vestibular dysfunction in cochlear implant candidates: prevalence and outcomes - Nayak N, Kellermeyer B, Dornton L, Heyd C, Kim CS, Wazen JJ.
The objective of this study was to identify the prevalence of preoperative vestibular weakness in CI candidates and identify any risk fac... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Are Cheaper, Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids on the Way?
Title: Are Cheaper, Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids on the Way?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/10/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - September 10, 2021 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Could Cheaper, Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids Finally Be Here?
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- Until now, folks suffering from hearing loss typically have had to fork out thousands of dollars for a device that could be adjusted only by a professional audiologist. No wonder that only one-quarter of the nearly 29... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news