April 7, 2023
On April 7th, the World Health Organization (WHO) will celebrate World Health Day with the theme Health For All. The date also coincides with the 75th anniversary of WHO.
March 3, 2023
World Hearing Day on March 3 promotes hearing and access to hearing and ear care across the world. It’s held annually by the Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness […]
February 8, 2023
More and more countries are recognizing various sign languages as official languages. Two African countries have recently made headway in this area. In May of 2022, a bill proposing the […]
January 30, 2023
A recent study published in Nature has found that brain flexibility may speed up hearing improvements for cochlear implants. The range of time that it takes for a cochlear implant to […]
November 2, 2022
When society is masked, people who rely on lipreading are at a disadvantage. Two deaf researchers looked into this phenomenon. Their study on lipreading and masks will soon be published […]
October 31, 2022
A study has found that simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in very young children is beneficial. Results included the improvement of social skills and adaptability.
October 19, 2022
Researchers are actively tackling the possibility of implementing cochlear hair cell regeneration. Some species have the ability to regenerate inner hair cells, protecting these creatures’ ability to hear. A new […]