A patient’s age upon receiving a cochlear implant can influence the technology’s effectiveness.
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Researchers are exploring different ways to improve how cochlear implant users perceive speech and music in noisy environments.
Over-the-counter hearing aids are now available at pharmacies and big-box stores.
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They are easy to get, and far less costly than prescription hearing aids. But over-the-counter devices are not the answer for everyone with hearing issues.
Listening with the volume too high or for too long can cause permanent hearing loss, but there are ways we can minimise the risks.
How to find a treatment for a phantom sound.
Graeme Carrick (left) was the first person in the world to receive a commercial cochlear implant invented by Graeme Clark (right).
The creator of the cochlear implant - a revolutionary device that enables people born or made deaf through disease or trauma to hear and recognise speech - has won a top international award in clinical…
The cochlea (the auditory portion of the inner ear) deals with extreme sounds by prompting hearing loss. A University of…