January 23, 2023
hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder

Hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder

A collaborative study by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has found a link between hearing loss and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Individuals who are on the autistic spectrum […]
January 2, 2023
how hearing works

A study debunks how hearing works

The fascinating science and study of hearing is nothing new. After all, that’s how we have such advanced technology, resources, and research. However, things can completely wipe what we’ve previously […]
December 26, 2022
Researchers prove accessibility of the cochlea

Researchers prove accessibility of the cochlea

Often referred to as a snail shaped structure, the bony cochlea safely encloses our most precious hearing capabilities. Tucked inside are thousands of hair cells that transmit electrical wavelengths to […]
November 2, 2022
lipreading and masks

Study on Lipreading and Masks

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
simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation

Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in children: A study

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 3, 2022
cochlear implants are beneficial

Cochlear implants are beneficial for deaf children with developmental delays

A recent article in Pediatrics reported that cochlear implants are beneficial for children with deafness and developmental delays. 
September 26, 2022
objective way to measure tinnitus

An Objective Way to Measure Tinnitus: A Study

Tinnitus, or the sensation of ringing in the ear, affects 1 in 8 people around the world, according to the British Tinnitus Association (BTA). However, it can vary from person […]
August 19, 2022
hearing loss and tinnitus after chemo

Study: Hearing loss and tinnitus are common after chemo

In July 2022, the University of California, San Francisco released a groundbreaking study published in the BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care that found hearing loss and tinnitus are common after […]
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.
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.
November 10, 2021
covid and hearing loss

Study: COVID can infect the inner ear causing hearing loss

Brand new patient-led research suggests that Covid-19 can infect the inner ear through the Eustachian tube, which connects the nose to the middle ear, potentially causing tinnitus, deafness, and dizziness. 
July 19, 2021
acoustic effects of face coverings

Study: How face masks affect acoustics and speech understanding

A new study looked at the acoustic affects of face coverings - both transparent and non-transparent. Hearing Like Me explains the study and its results.
May 4, 2021

Deaf, Hard of Hearing Mothers Needed for Survey about Health Care during Pregnancy

Researchers are looking for Deaf and hard of hearing mothers to participate in a survey about their health care during pregnancy.
May 8, 2020
impact of hearing loss on mental health

Study: The impact of hearing loss on mental health

Addressing hearing problems always leads to a happier and healthier life, according to a study that evaluates the impact of hearing loss on mental health.
January 21, 2020
learning foreign language with hearing loss

Studying a foreign language with hearing loss

Taking a foreign language in school is more difficult for some. Ellie Parfitt offers tips for studying a foreign language with hearing loss.
May 29, 2018
hearing loss for women

Study: A healthy diet can decrease risk of hearing loss for women

A new study by Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that women can decrease their risk of hearing loss by eating a healthy diet.  The study is called Adherence to Healthful […]
January 17, 2018
Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

Can hearing loss make you less empathic?

When we think of using our hearing aids, we tend to think of clarity, loudness and sensitivity. We home in on hearing the words spoken to us clearly, so that […]
August 29, 2017
children's books about hearing loss

Study: Hearing aids from an early age benefits speech development

Getting fitted with a hearing aid early in life may be the key to developing better language skills in deaf children, according to a recent study in Australia. According to the […]
August 8, 2017
hearing loss and dementia

Study: Teen boys more likely to have hearing loss

A new study reports the rates of hearing loss among teens is stable but more prevalent in specific segments.
April 10, 2017

Study: Gene therapy used to restore function of inner ear hair cells

Researchers say they have successfully restored the functionality of damaged inner ear hair cells, which could pave the way for treating newborn babies with congenital hearing loss. “Researchers used a […]