Perception of gender violence of Deaf Mexican women - Estrada Aranda B, Romero Contreras S, Delgado Álvarez C, Kaufmann NT, Estrada Aranda B, Romero Contreras S, Delgado Álvarez C, Kaufmann NT.
Little information is known about Deaf Women's experiences of gender violence in Mexico. This qualitative study explores perceptions of gender violence among this population group and offers a general description of factors that intervene in gender violenc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Alarm technologies to wake sleeping people who are deaf or hard of hearing - Smedberg E, Ronchi E, Hutchison V.
Traditional fire alarms emit a high-frequency sound to alert the occupants of an imminent threat, which may be less appropriate for people who are deaf or hard of hearing. To address this issue, the scientific literature concerning alternative alarm techno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Love Island: 'I'm very proud of Tasha'
Love Island contestant, Tasha Ghouri, was born deaf and relies on a cochlear implant to hear. Her dad speaks to the BBC about the challenges she faces. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Love Island final: 'I'm very proud of Tasha'
Love Island contestant, Tasha Ghouri was born deaf. Her dad explains the challenges she faces. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Star Samantha Baines on learning to love her deafness and wanting 'designer' hearing aids
HEARING LOSS and deafness affects around one in six of the adult population in the UK, with over 6.7 million who could benefit from hearing aids but only two million who actually use them. One who does is award-winning comedian, actress and broadcaster Samantha Baines, who has used her experience to author two children's books with deaf protagonists, with a third book, this time with an adult target audience, in the pipeline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Deaf actor Troy Kotsur talks about the importance of sign language. For more Life Itself talks and related articles visit CNN's collection here. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kamala Harris slammed for 'tone deaf' photo during Roe v. Wade protests
Vice President Kamala Harris is facing backlash after posting a “tone deaf” photo of her vowing to fight for abortion rights — as she watched coverage of the nationwide Roe v. Wad… #kamalaharris #roevwade (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaf and hard of hearing people asked to share their experience
The Care Quality Commission (CQC), partnering with Disability Rights UK, is asking more people that are deaf or hard of hearing to feedback their experiences of care to help services improve. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 24, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

My son is profoundly deaf - but still passed a hearing test
Carrie-Ann Farquhar was told her young son had normal hearing, but years later he was diagnosed as being profoundly deaf. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Benefit Deaf Children With Developmental Delays Cochlear Implants Benefit Deaf Children With Developmental Delays
Children with early developmental impairment showed greater gains in language and function with cochlear implants than similar children who used hearing aids.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - June 7, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Hearing loss: The popular diet that may have ‘a direct association’ with ‘sudden deafness’
ACCORDING to the World Health Organisation, some 430 million people around the globe suffer from ‘disabling' hearing loss, and the number is on course to grow in the next decade. The condition has many causes, but the intake of some foods may be directly associated with a risk of ‘sudden deafness'. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Show Benefit in Deaf Children With Developmental Delays
(MedPage Today) -- Cochlear implantation carried various benefits over hearing aids for young children with deafness and early development impairment (EDI), a prospective cohort study found. In children with low cognitive and adaptive skills followed... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 25, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Cochlear Implants Beneficial for Deafness, Developmental Delays
TUESDAY, May 24, 2022 -- Cochlear implantation is beneficial for children with deafness and developmental delays, according to a study published online May 24 in Pediatrics. John S. Oghalai, M.D., from the University of South California in Los... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Struggling to Hear at Work
Visualise Training and Consultancy takes a look at the challenges employees with hearing loss face in the workplace (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - May 7, 2022 Category: Disability Tags: Deaf Communication Source Type: news

Deafness breakthrough as scientists discover 'master gene' that regrows dead ear cells
Chicago scientists have found the gene responsible for regrowing ear cells - previously a major hurdle in developing new treatments for deafness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news