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.
June 13, 2022
BSL on TV

Study aims to shed light on BSL users’ TV habits

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland, have started running the first-ever British study into British Sign Language (BSL) users’ television-watching habits.
May 30, 2022

Five ways to observe National Save Your Hearing Day

In the United States of America, tomorrow is National Save Your Hearing Day! What is “National Save Your Hearing Day,” and how can you observe it? Hearing Like Me is […]
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.
February 25, 2022
cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

The benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with autism spectrum disorder

A recent study set out to discover the benefits of cochlear implants for deaf children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The researchers found that restoring hearing through cochlear implants may […]