Deafness

Type: Keyphrase
Name: Deafness
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

The signs are looking good for BSL users

A NEW British Sign Language dictionary has been created based on signs used by deaf people from all over the UK.The dictionary – the first of its kind – has been developed by academics at the Deafness Cognition and Language (DCAL) Research Centre based ... [Published All Together Now - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Cheshire police chief gives a voice to the deaf

John DwyerFirst published in News by , Chief ReporterA POLICE chief has vowed to make sure the voice of the deaf community is heard loud and clear.Cheshire Police and Crime Commissioner John Dwyer said: “There are many people in Cheshire who are ... [Published Runcorn and Widnes World - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

New study of Single-Sided Deafness patients confirms lasting efficacy and high satisfaction with the SoundBite™ Hearing System

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term study publicized in Otology and Neurotology shows that SoundBite™ provides meaningful benefit for patients with Single-Sided Deafness, and that patient satisfaction with the device remains ... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 05 2014 - Updated Oct 05 2014 - 1 reports

WIND TURBINES DAMAGE EAR, SCIENTISTS FIND; LONG-TERM EXPOSURE MAY CAUSE DEAFNESS

Printer-friendly versionBy Miriam RafteryOctober 4, 2014 (San Diego’s East County) The inner ears of people were “drastically” altered after exposure to low frequency noise. Living close to wind turbines may lead to severe hearing damage or even deafness. ... [Published East County Magazine - Oct 05 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 1 reports

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community to Cruise the Marina del Rey Harbor!

The Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness is set to host its annual benefit brunch aboard the FantaSea One yacht.From a press release:The deaf, hard of hearing and hearing communities are gathering to celebrate the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, ... [Published Marina del Rey Patch - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

DAC Workshop: What is DARS all about? 10/7/14 – DFW

DARS TEXAS Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Service WHAT IS IT? WHAT’S HAPPENING? WHAT DO WE DO? DATE… OCTOBER 7, 2014 TIME… 12:00 PM LOCATION DEAF ACTION CENTER 3115 Crestview Drive Dallas, Texas 75235 Presented by Shawn Frazier & Sheila Grady ... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Former gambler's bid to help addicts

THE founder of a newly-launched Gamblers Anonymous group is hoping the network will help turn lives around in the same way his was transformed a quarter of a century ago.Speaking to the Star, the group’s organiser, who requested for his identity to be ... [Published St. Helens Star - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Translating the Deaf Self: understanding the impact of mediation

Interpreters and translators form a large part of everyday life for Deaf people in interaction with hearing communities. The effects of this on how they are perceived by others and in turn how Deaf people see themselves, is to be investigated by a team ... [Published Noodls - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Activated Notch Causes Deafness by Promoting a Supporting Cell Phenotype in Developing Auditory Hair Cells

by Grace Savoy-Burke, Felicia A. Gilels, Wei Pan, Diana Pratt, Jianwen Que, Lin Gan, Patricia M. White, Amy E. KiernanPurposeTo determine whether activated Notch can promote a supporting cell fate during sensory cell differentiation in the inner ear. ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Children in Need boost

First published in NewsLOCAL charity Deafness Support Network has won funding from BBC Children in Need for a three-year project, I’m Hear, which is due to be launched next month.The funding will enable the charity to employ two specialist staff to work ... [Published Northwich Guardian - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Deficiency of Transcription Factor Brn4 Disrupts Cochlear Gap Junction Plaques in a Model of DFN3 Non-Syndromic Deafness

by Yoshinobu Kidokoro, Keiko Karasawa, Osamu Minowa, Yoshinobu Sugitani, Tetsuo Noda, Katsuhisa Ikeda, Kazusaku KamiyaBrn4 , which encodes a POU transcription factor, is the gene responsible for DFN3, an X chromosome–linked, non-syndromic type of hearing ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

New group for those affected by gambling

First published in News by A NEW Gamblers Anonymous Group has been formed in the town.Its meetings are held every Thursday evening from 7.15pm to 9.15pm at the Deafness Resource Centre, in Dentons Green Lane.“Anyone with problems caused by gambling ... [Published St. Helens Star - Sep 26 2014]

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Dr. Griffin stressed, "While the telephone-administered test provides an accurate estimate of a person's hearing in the speech-frequency range, it is not a substitute for a full hearing evaluation by an audiologist. More people need to know that there are standout differences in education and clinical training between audiologists and traditional hearing aid dealers."
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Daily planner, Oct. 17, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Oct 16 2014]
Dr. Griffin of Now Hear This Endorses a New Hea... [Published WTNZ - Oct 16 2014]
Time Out Calendar for Oct. 16-22, 2014 [Published Quad-Cities Online - Oct 15 2014]
The signs are looking good for BSL users [Published All Together Now - Oct 13 2014]
CNN's Dipsute With Deaf Viewers Unravels [Published Courthouse News Service - Oct 13 2014]
Shawn Rhode named CEO at Rafn [Published Seattle Times - Oct 13 2014]
Antiretroviral Therapy Benefits HIV-infected St... [Published Noodls - Oct 10 2014]
Antiretroviral therapy benefits HIV-infected st... [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 10 2014]
Cheshire police chief gives a voice to the deaf [Published Runcorn and Widnes World - Oct 10 2014]
And they call it puppy love [Published Chester Chronicle - Oct 09 2014]
Otonomy Enrolls First Meniere's Disease Patient... [Published Pettinga Financial Advisors - Oct 09 2014]
Whole-Exome Sequencing to Decipher the Genetic ... [Published Plosone.org - Oct 07 2014]
New study of Single-Sided Deafness patients con... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 06 2014]
Julia Child stamps and Andy Samberg burgers [Published SiliconValley.com - Oct 05 2014]
WIND TURBINES DAMAGE EAR, SCIENTISTS FIND; LONG... [Published East County Magazine - Oct 05 2014]
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community to Cruise th... [Published Marina del Rey Patch - Oct 04 2014]
DAC Workshop: What is DARS all about? 10/7/14 –... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Oct 03 2014]
Older People's Day continues at Christ Church i... [Published Brighton & Hove Argus - Oct 03 2014]
Former gambler's bid to help addicts [Published St. Helens Star - Oct 02 2014]
Legally Blind Student Plays Helen Keller in UT’... [Published The University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Oct 02 2014]
Translating the Deaf Self: understanding the im... [Published Noodls - Oct 02 2014]
Are Websites Places of Public Accommodation? [Published JD Supra - Oct 01 2014]
Puppy's on his way with £10,000 hearing training [Published Chester First - Oct 01 2014]
Part, help and advice for older Bentswood resid... [Published West Sussex Today - Oct 01 2014]
Debunking the top 5 myths of hearing loss [Published ARA Content - Oct 01 2014]
25% Smokers in 50s Suffer Hearing Problems [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Sep 30 2014]
Activated Notch Causes Deafness by Promoting a ... [Published Plosone.org - Sep 29 2014]
FOX hit comedy “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” fuels up fo... [Published Fox 2 Now - Sep 28 2014]
Children in Need boost [Published Northwich Guardian - Sep 27 2014]
Maine Senior Expo 2014 Exhibitors [Published Keep Me Current - Sep 26 2014]
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New study of Single-Sided Deafness patients con... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Oct 06 2014]
SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term study publicized in Otology and Neurotology shows that SoundBite™ provides meaningful benefit for patients with Single-Sided Deafness, and that patient satisfaction with the device remains ...
DAC Workshop: What is DARS all about? 10/7/14 –... [Published Deaf Network of Texas - Oct 03 2014]
DARS TEXAS Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Service WHAT IS IT? WHAT’S HAPPENING? WHAT DO WE DO? DATE… OCTOBER 7, 2014 TIME… 12:00 PM LOCATION DEAF ACTION CENTER 3115 Crestview Drive Dallas, Texas 75235 Presented by Shawn Frazier & Sheila Grady ...
Andy Samberg Has His Very Own Hamburger Now [Published TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
Now we know what Andy Samberg is doing when he’s not acting or writing jokes or impersonating Nicolas Cage : he’s cooking up fancy hamburgers. The Brooklyn Nine-Nine star teamed with California-based Umami Burger to create the Samberger. (Bet you didn’t ...
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing? [Published MedlinePlus Health News - Sep 12 2014]
Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests Source: HealthDayRelated MedlinePlus Pages: Dietary Fats , Hearing Disorders and Deafness , Women's Health ...
Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) Names... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Sep 09 2014]
SEATTLE, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hearing Speech and Deafness Center (HSDC) today announced the appointment of a respected leader in the field of speech and hearing sciences, Lindsay Klarman as executive director. In her role, Klarman will be ...
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