In spite of more exposure to deaf people in the media, certain myths prevail about this unique and diverse community.
Sensorineural hearing loss can be congenital or can come on suddenly without warning. Learn the causes, symptoms, and treatment options.
A common cause of hearing loss is damage to the hair cells in the cochlea of the inner ear. Researchers hope to use stem cell therapy to produce new hair cells.
Many people are fascinated by sign language but don't understand much about it. Common myths and misconceptions are addressed.
Should deaf children learn sign language? An examination of conflicting opinions on this controversial subject.
Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing impairment. It can cause problems in life, but it's possible to deal with at least some of these problems. Experimental evidence suggests that one type of brain-training game may be helpful for improving certain cases of hearing loss.
Some people with profound hearing loss identify themselves as a part of a deaf community with a unique language and culture.
What do you call it when your ears are ringing? The condition is called tinnitus, and this article explains what's known about causes and treatments.
I recently conducted an online survey of tinnitus sufferers asking about various issues they have. I compiled the results into a review that can be easily interpreted to determine if there are any common causes.
A list of the best picture books and chapter books for children with hearing loss. These books are about children with hearing aids, cochlear implants, and deafness in today's society.
Hearing loss simulations are very useful for educating parents, teachers, and friends about what a hearing loss "sounds" like. This article also explains the different levels of hearing loss.
There are many ototoxic drugs that can cause tinnitus and hearing loss. Is propranolol one of them? Here is my personal story, as well as some findings.
Many doctors claim to understand tinnitus, but end up wasting our time. This article is an essay of my experience with doctors, information I learned from research, and a review of how I'm dealing with my tinnitus.
The BAHA (bone-anchored hearing aid) is a type of CROS hearing aid. It essentially picks up sound from the deaf side and transfers it to the hearing side through bone conduction.