July 17, 2020
hearing loss simulator

Hearing Loss Simulator: Understanding mild and moderate hearing loss

We’ve put together a group of audio files that simulate what someone with sensorineural hearing loss is able to hear in specific contexts.
March 20, 2020
new drug compound for noise-induced hearing loss

Could a drug prevent noise-induced hearing loss?

A new study claims a new drug compound may have the ability to block damaging high volume sounds.
March 5, 2020
wearing my hearing aids

How my life changed when I wore my hearing aids

C.M. King is a natural introvert with tinnitus and hearing loss who became an architect. Wearing hearing aids changed her life.
March 1, 2017
scientists work to find cure for hearing loss

A cure for hearing loss? Drug could be ready for testing by 2018

Researchers say they have discovered a combination of drugs that encourages the growth of new hair cells, which could pave the way for tinnitus and hearing loss therapies. The team […]
November 9, 2016
researchers discover gene for Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Researchers Discover Gene for Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Researchers in Japan have identified a gene which causes sensorineural hearing loss. It is hoped that this breakthrough could lead to new treatments.
August 19, 2016
Family of twin with hearing loss

Community Spotlight: Hearing loss no barrier for tenacious twin

We love it when people share their hearing loss stories with us on social media. Our community often provides comfort, encouragement, inspiration and support for others in similar situations. Recently […]
May 17, 2016
hearing rehabilitation for musicians

6 tips for musicians with hearing loss

Recently, a gentlemen who knew that I had returned to music after three decades away due to my hearing loss approached me with a serious – if not desperate – look […]
April 6, 2016
tinnitus

Talking about Tinnitus: Coping, learning and finding relief

I’ve been avoiding this topic for some time because, well, there has been so much written about it, not only from the research side but from the afflicted, and I didn’t […]
November 24, 2015

What is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

One of the most common and challenging types is sensorineural hearing loss.
November 12, 2015

Health and Hearing: A Broader View (Part I)

All I wanted to know, after losing 100 percent of my hearing in the left ear in 1978, and much of the hearing in my right ear in 1980, was… […]
March 9, 2015

BiCROS Aids — They’re Magic

I started with single-sided deafness when I was thirty. As time passed, I often thought that even if my deafness in that ear eventually became profound, I would be able […]