According to a new study, the absence of the pejvakin molecule appears to be responsible for noise induced hearing loss.
A new study sheds light on a common linguistic characteristic of autistic children.
The absence of the protein Whirlin damages the ability to feel limbs and muscle movement, a new study reports.
Max Planck Institute researchers report deaf children who receive cochlear implants are better at learning words when introduced to spoken word than children with normal hearing.
A new study reports it takes longer for deaf infants to become familiar with new objects. Researchers say the study highlights a difference in how infants process information, even when the information is not auditory in nature.
Researchers report age related hearing loss can increase the risk of older adults experiencing symptoms of depression. The study reports those with mild hearing loss were twice as likely to be depressed, and those with severe hearing loss were up to four times more likely to suffer depression than those with normal hearing.
Hearing loss was associated with an increased risk of depression in older adults. Those of lower socioeconomic status were twice as likely to report symptoms of depression. However, using hearing aids helped alleviate symptoms of depression.