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Delta flight attendants who speak sign language will soon have the option to wear a pin to help better inform signing passengers they share a common language. According to the airline, this makes them the first U.S. airline to officially offer sign language as part of their customer experience. Delta employees who speak American Sign Language, or any of the more

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We’re constantly being reminded to protect our hearing when traveling to festivals and concerts. Despite the warnings, many of us continue on, taking the ability to listen to music clearly for granted. Today, many older adults are experiencing some sort of hearing loss, usually due to very loud music. To take a closer look, the  Harris Poll  took a survey

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The two most common types of hearing loss are caused by aging and exposure to excessive noise. In both cases, the hairs or nerve cells in the cochlea that are responsible for sending sound signals to the brain are progressively affected.  When the hairs or nerve cells become damaged or missing, the electrical brain signals are not transmitted effectively and sounds are

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New research has emphasized the need for the development of new unique treatments specifically tailored to the most common causes of hearing loss — age and excessive noise. The study, focused on differentiating the effects of hearing loss, was published this week in  JNeurosci . Refining treatments The paper, titled  Divergent Auditory-Nerve Encoding Deficits Between Two Common Etiologies of Sensorineural

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The ability to hear depends on proteins to reach the outer membrane of sensory cells in the inner ear. But in certain types of hereditary hearing loss, mutations in the protein prevent it from reaching these membranes. Using a zebrafish model, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have found that an anti-malarial drug called artemisinin may help

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