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Chocolate may help to slow down hearing loss

By |2019-06-14T16:48:44+00:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Uncategorized|

We so often hear the negative aspects of eating too much chocolate, however, a new study shows that it may prevent us from hearing loss in middle age. It may sound too good to be true as we near Easter Sunday, but doctors in the South Korean capital Seoul found the rate of hearing loss among [...]

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Can you ‘hear’ these gifs? Scientists reveal why silent images appear to make sounds

By |2019-05-28T21:35:23+00:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

Scientists have discovered why a ‘visual ear’ phenomenon lets some people ‘hear’ silent gif images such as the famous ‘skipping pylon’ animation. A new study has suggested the remarkable ‘synaesthesia-like effect’ is caused by interference between areas of the brain responsible for processing sight and sound. Normally, these two parts of our brains do not work [...]

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Applying for a Job: Tips for People with Hearing Loss

By |2019-05-28T21:38:50+00:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

Landing a good job, fitting into a new workplace, and successfully advocating for yourself to ensure you are a productive and valued employee, while never easy, are even more complicated when you have hearing loss. Even the first steps of applying for a job and navigating an interview can be a challenge. To meet your career [...]

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Frequency Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Hearing Restoration Drug Trial

By |2019-05-28T21:42:28+00:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|

Frequency Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company, announced positive results from a Phase 1/2 safety trial to evaluate FX-322, an investigational drug candidate designed to facilitate hearing restoration. The trial assessed the safety of a single dose of FX-322 given by intratympanic administration in adult patients with stable sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) who had a medical [...]

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