hearing disorder

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Noun1.hearing disorder - impairment of the sense of hearing
disability, disablement, handicap, impairment - the condition of being unable to perform as a consequence of physical or mental unfitness; "reading disability"; "hearing impairment"
deafness, hearing loss - partial or complete loss of hearing
conduction deafness, conductive hearing loss, middle-ear deafness - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
auditory hyperesthesia, hyperacusia, hyperacusis - abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels
nerve deafness, sensorineural hearing loss - hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
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The researchers, including the Institut Pasteur team, have managed to restore hearing in a mouse model of DFNB9 (Otoferlin) deafness, a hearing disorder that is one of the most common cases of congenital genetic deafness.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists have managed to restore hearing in an adult mouse model of DFNB9 deafness -- a hearing disorder that represents one of the most frequent cases of congenital genetic deafness.
A son with a hearing disorder was born to the Majtaacutens.
Yes ( ) No ( ) Reason for the exam: Professional ( ) Hearing disorder ( ) Did you know about the diagnosis?
There were 3 cases of mild hearing disorder (26-40 dB HL, 6.1%), 13 of moderate hearing disorder (41-55 dB HL, 26.5%), 20 of moderate-to-severe hearing disorder (56-70 dB HL, 40.8%), nine of severe hearing disorder (71-90 dB HL, 18.4%) and four of extremely severe hearing disorder (>90 dB HL, 8.2%).
Fifteen of them are diagnosed to have hearing disorder and were advising to visit Brittany Glen Hearing exclusive channel partner of Grace Care Home Care Solution for comprehensive hearing care for the second opinion.
The most frequent recessive form of SNHL (more than 50% of cases and 20%-25% of all causes of congenital hearing disorder [41]) is known as ARNSHL DFNB1A, according to the classification in Hereditary Hearing Loss Homepage [34]; it is linked to mutation of GJB2 (gap junction beta-2) gene, coding for a transmembrane protein called connexin 26 [5, 37, 42-44].
Being showcased at the AccessAbilities Expo 2017 this week, the book titled Hawwa (Eve) Story, which is both in English and Arabic, tells the inspiring story of Hawwa Ahli, a GDRFA Dubai employee with a speech and hearing disorder.
Pendred's syndrome, a hearing disorder is also associated with hypothyroid state.
Comorbid disorders in patients diagnosed with cerebral palsy can not been evaluated negative positive Epilepsy 0% 29% 71% Visual Disorder 38.50% 44.90% 16.80% Hearing Disorder 5.60% 79.40% 15% Speech Disorder 0% 58% 42% Note: Table made from bar graph.
In the same interview, Dodds said he and his wife - who suffers from a hypersensitive hearing disorder - were trying to live as normal a life as possible, despite their illnesses.