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Researchers discover rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family in Pakistan


News-Medical.net - Feb 28, 2017
A group of researchers from Pakistan, Europe and Singapore have identified and characterised a previously undiscovered rare deafness-dystonia syndrome in a family living in a remote region of Pakistan. The research, published in Disease Models ...
 

Surgeons succeed in removing benign tumour on vestibular nerve ...


News-Medical.net - Feb 27, 2017
A vestibular schwannoma is a benign tumour consisting of connective tissue and nerve tissue. It is still not known what causes it. 1 - 2 people in every 100000 ...
 

Suffering with hearing loss? 'Miracle' jab used to treat infections could CURE deafness


Express.co.uk - Feb 21, 2017
A JAB - which aims to regenerate cells in the ear - could cure deafness and end misery for thousands suffering with hearing loss, expert have claimed. By Olivia Lerche. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 17:00, Tue, Feb 21, 2017 ...
 

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Deafness books

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity


by: Andrew Solomon
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, a Books for a Better Life Award, and one of The New York Times Book Review’s Ten Best Books of 2012, this masterpiece by the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon features stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so—“a brave, beautiful book that will expand your humanity” (People).

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Introduction to American Deaf Culture


by: Thomas K. Holcomb
Introduction to American Deaf Culture is the only comprehensive textbook that provides a broad, yet in-depth, exploration of how Deaf people are best understood from a cultural perspective, with coverage of topics such as how culture is defined, how the concept of culture can be applied to the Deaf experience, and how Deaf culture has evolved over the years. Among the issues included are an analysis of various segments of the Deaf community, Deaf cultural norms, the tension between the Deaf and disabled communities, Deaf art and literature (both written English and ASL forms), the solutions being offered by the Deaf community for effective living as Deaf individuals, and an analysis of the universality of the Deaf experience, including the enculturation process that many Deaf people undergo as they develop healthy identities.
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Navigating deafness in a hearing world | Rachel Kolb | TEDxStanford


In the United States, two-thirds of hearing-impaired people do not complete high school. In this talk at TEDxStanford, Rhodes Scholar Rachel Kolb -- who was ...
 

Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss Deafness for USMLE


Conductive and Sensorineural Hearing Loss and deafnes for students preparing for the USMLE. CONDUCTIVE HEARING LOSS DEAFNESS Conductive ...
 

Tracing the roots of deafness to a gene that maybe prevented disease | Derek Braun | TEDxMidAtlantic


This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Dr. Braun is currently reconstructing the genealogy of the connexin ...
 

Triumph Over Deafness - 1946 Educational Documentary - Ella73TV


Instead of learning sign-language, deaf children are taught to speak and lip-read so that they might interact with others as easily as possible. Ella73TV ...
 

Treating Deafness in One Ear


It may seem a little strange, but if you experience deafness in one ear, a new device called SoundBite uses your teeth to painlessly improve your hearing.