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Hearing Loss

Researchers developing device that could improve sound resolution for deaf individuals who opt for cochlear implants

Posted April 5, 2013

The cochlear implant is widely considered to be the most successful neural prosthetic on the market. The implant, which helps deaf individuals perceive sound, translates auditory information into electrical signals that go directly to the brain, bypassing cells that don’t serve this function as they should because they are damaged.

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Red Wine And Red Grapes Help Protect Against Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

Posted February 24, 2013

Red wine and red grapes contain resveratrol, a substance which appears to protect against hearing loss and cognitive decline, researchers from the Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, reported in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

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Listen up! Antioxidants may slash risk of hearing loss, says study

Posted April 30, 2012

Increased intakes of antioxidant vitamins A and E may significantly reduce the risk of hearing loss, according to a new study from Australia. People with the highest average intakes of vitamin A had a 47 percent reduced risk of moderate or greater hearing loss, compared to people with the lowest average intakes, scientists from the University of Sydney report in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging.

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Vitamin A Supplementation Reduces the Risk of Hearing Loss

Posted April 30, 2012

About 278 million people worldwide suffer severe hearing loss. Two thirds of the affected belong to the developing world, and live with their economic and educational opportunities limited by hearing disability. Lack of adequate rehabilitation services haunts low-income countries.

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Vitamin A May Reduce the Risk of Hearing Loss Associated with Ear Infections in Early Childhood

Posted April 30, 2012

Researchers reviewed the effect of vitamin A supplementation on reduced risk of hearing loss in this follow-up study of adolescents and young adults who, as preschool aged children in 1989, were enrolled into a cluster, randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial of vitamin A supplementation.

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Grape Skins Ward off Metabolic Syndrome

Posted July 3, 2011

A new Brazilian study found grape skin extract protected normally fed offspring of high-fat-fed dams during lactation from phenotypic and metabolic characteristics of metabolic syndrome (J Cardiovasc Pharmacol. June 8, 2011). The study examined the effect of Vitis vinifera grape skin ACH09 extract (ACH09) on metabolic disorders and oxidative stress in adult offspring of rats fed a high-fat diet (HF) during lactation.

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Alternative Methods for Dealing with Ear Infections

Posted June 25, 2011

Ear infections seem to be a rather common ailment for young children, especially those who are still on a bottle. The recommended treatment for repeated ear infections is to place tubes in a child’s ears which is said to allow ventilation and drainage which may not otherwise be possible. There are alternative methods such as kinesiology and chiropractic treatment when dealing with ear infections which are far less costly, both seeming to work quite effectively.

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Music, Vitamin Supplements May Keep Hearing Loss At Bay

Posted March 3, 2011

Hearing loss is a common condition in the U.S. An estimated 17 percent of adults, or 36 million, report having some hearing impairment, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Much of that impairment is age-related. Slowing the deafness that comes with age may be as simple as listening to music and taking your vitamins, experts are now saying.

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High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure in Middle Age Tied to Early Memory Problems

Posted February 23, 2011

Middle-age men and women who have cardiovascular issues, such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure, may not only be at risk for heart disease, but for an increased risk of developing early cognitive and memory problems as well. That’s according to a study released that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011.

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Soy Beats Milk in Cholesterol Lowering

Posted January 16, 2011

Soy protein reduced total cholesterol and non-high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol more than milk proteins in a study from Solae. Soy protein reduced total cholesterol by 7.4 percent, while milk protein reduced it by 3.6 percent.

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