August 5, 2022
waitress with hearing loss

A waitress with hearing loss is helped by the Phonak Roger On

Working as a waitress with hearing loss can be a challenge. The Phonak Roger On allows waiters to hear better with direct streaming to their hearing aids.
July 29, 2022
ear hair cells

Scientists discover “master gene” that regrows dead ear hair cells

Scientists in the U.S. have discovered a "master gene" that can regrow lost ear hair cells. This could be the start of a new gene therapy for hearing loss.
June 20, 2022
999 BSL

UK emergency service ‘Call 999’ now available in BSL

For the first time, deaf people in the UK will be able to call '999' - the emergency services number - via a BSL app on their mobile phones or online.
June 13, 2022
Ramsay Hunt syndrome and Hearing Loss

Ramsay Hunt syndrome and Hearing Loss

Justin Bieber has been diagnosed with Ramsay Hunt Syndrome, a neurological disorder characterized by facial paralysis rash, tinnitus and hearing loss.
July 29, 2022
ear hair cells

Scientists discover “master gene” that regrows dead ear hair cells

Scientists in the U.S. have discovered a "master gene" that can regrow lost ear hair cells. This could be the start of a new gene therapy for hearing loss.
May 9, 2022
genetic test for deafness

New genetic test for deafness launches in the UK

A genetic test for deafness could save around 180 babies per year from a future of profound deafness triggered by a popular antibiotic.
April 4, 2022
painkillers and tinnitus

Over-the-counter painkillers linked to risk of tinnitus

A study has recently been published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, investigating the link between over-the-counter painkillers and higher risks of tinnitus.