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hearing loss

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(Pathology) an increase in the threshold of audibility caused by age, infirmity, or prolonged exposure to intense noise
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearinghearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearing
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
tin ear, tone deafness - an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
deaf-muteness, deaf-mutism - congenital deafness that results in inability to speak
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Pediatric hearing loss is a significant problem that still warrants further attention by otolaryngologists.
Next, HPN-07 plus NAC will enter a Phase 2 trial next year for the treatment of noise-induced hearing loss.
Critique: Exceptionally well written, organized and presented, ""The Hearing-Loss Guide: Useful Information and Advice for Patients and Families" truly lives up to its titles and is very strongly recommended for non-specialist general readers confronting hearing loss, for family members and friends, and for others who work alongside or care for a person with a hearing impairment.
Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) or presbycusis in the most common sensory deficit in the elderly and is a great social and health challenge.
In comparing data from the National Crime Victimization Survey of 2009 and the National Center for Education Statistics, researchers found that children with hearing loss endured higher overall incidences of bullying compared to their peers without such loss.
New research led by the University of Leicester has examined the cellular mechanisms that underlie hearing loss and tinnitus triggered by exposure to loud sound.
An estimated 10 million people suffer from hearing loss in the UK at present but by 2031 as many as 14.
Five percent of sales from Let's Hear It for Almigal are donated to organizations that support children with hearing loss and their families.
Findings showed that obese adolescents had increased hearing loss across all frequencies and were almost twice as likely to have unilateral (one-sided) low-frequency hearing loss.
Action on Hearing Loss Cymru's Hear to Meet group is open to anybody over 50 with hearing loss, and will take place at the Albany Road Baptist Church, Albany Road, Cardiff, from 10am to noon on the second Friday of each month.
Infections of the ear are the leading cause of hearing loss Another 32 million affected by hearing loss are children under age of 15.
Today, we are seeing more young veterans who suffer from hearing loss than ever before.

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