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Posted on Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Named after French physician Prosper Meniere, Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear. Symptoms may include incapacitating vertigo, tinnitus (ringing or buzzing in ears), ear pressure, and varying degrees of hearing loss. Meniere's can happen to people of any age, but becomes more common with age. Treatments for Meniere's have been hard to come by, but now the clinical trials of a new drug OTO-104 shows potential promise.

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Posted on Tuesday, February 09, 2016
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Hearing and the brain are tied together. Your brain identifies and decodes sounds, determines distance, and helps your ears focus on particular sounds. But as much as your brain helps you hear, your ears can help your brain too. For the person with average hearing this is automatic, but for the person with hearing loss this symbiotic relationship can be disrupted. There's good news. Using hearing aids to compensate for decreases in hearing helps support the hearing-brain relationship.

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Posted on Friday, February 05, 2016
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With the advances in hearing technologies, there has been a lot of videos showing the moment when people who have lost their hearing or who have never heard before can suddenly hear. So many wonderful and inspiring videos that we decided to comb Youtube--yes this did give us an excuse to watch videos at work--simply to find you our favorite I-can-hear videos!

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