Hereditary hearing loss

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Hereditary hearing loss

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Hands & Voices

Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We're a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Our outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children to reach their highest potential.

Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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Hands & Voices

Hands & Voices is dedicated to supporting families with children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing without a bias around communication modes or methodology. We're a parent-driven, non-profit organization providing families with the resources, networks, and information they need to improve communication access and educational outcomes for their children. Our outreach activities, parent/professional collaboration, and advocacy efforts are focused on enabling Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing children to reach their highest potential.

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Last Updated: 26 Mar 2013

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The terms "Hereditary hearing loss" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Characterising the spectrum of autosomal recessive hereditary hearing loss in Iran.
 

Author(s): Christina M Sloan-Heggen, Mojgan Babanejad, Maryam Beheshtian, Allen C Simpson, Kevin T Booth, Fariba Ardalani, Kathy L Frees, Marzieh Mohseni, Reza Mozafari, Zohreh Mehrjoo, Leila Jamali, Saeideh Vaziri, Tara Akhtarkhavari, Niloofar Bazazzadegan, Nooshin Nikzat, Sanaz Arzhangi, Farahnaz Sabbagh, Hasan Otukesh, Seyed Morteza Seifati, Hossein Khodaei, Maryam Taghdiri, Nicole C Meyer, Ahmad Daneshi, Mohammad Farhadi, Kimia Kahrizi, Richard J H Smith, Hela Azaiez, Hossein Najmabadi

Journal: J. Med. Genet.. 2015 Dec;52(12):823-9.

 

Countries with culturally accepted consanguinity provide a unique resource for the study of rare recessively inherited genetic diseases. Although hereditary hearing loss (HHL) is not uncommon, it is genetically heterogeneous, with over 85 genes causally implicated in non-syndromic ...

Last Updated: 25 Nov 2015

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Carrier frequency of the GJB2 mutations that cause hereditary hearing loss in the Japanese population.
 

Author(s): Mirei Taniguchi, Hirotaka Matsuo, Seiko Shimizu, Akiyoshi Nakayama, Koji Suzuki, Nobuyuki Hamajima, Nariyoshi Shinomiya, Shinya Nishio, Shinji Kosugi, Shin-Ichi Usami, Juichi Ito, Shin-ichiro Kitajiri

Journal: J. Hum. Genet.. 2015 Oct;60(10):613-7.

 

Hearing impairment is one of the most common sensory disorders that affect ~1 in 1000 children, and half of them are considered to be hereditary. Information about the carrier frequencies of mutations that underlie autosomal recessive disorders is indispensable for accurate genetic ...

Last Updated: 27 Oct 2015

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Development of the stria vascularis and potassium regulation in the human fetal cochlea: Insights into hereditary sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Heiko Locher, John C M J de Groot, Liesbeth van Iperen, Margriet A Huisman, Johan H M Frijns, Susana M Chuva de Sousa Lopes

Journal: Dev Neurobiol. 2015 Nov;75(11):1219-40.

 

Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) is one of the most common congenital disorders in humans, afflicting one in every thousand newborns. The majority is of heritable origin and can be divided in syndromic and nonsyndromic forms. Knowledge of the expression profile of affected genes ...

Last Updated: 11 Oct 2015

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The terms "Hereditary hearing loss" returned 7 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Diagnostic Value of SLC26A4 Mutation Status in Hereditary Hearing Loss With EVA: A PRISMA-Compliant Meta-Analysis.
 

Author(s): Ya-Jie Lu, Jun Yao, Qin-Jun Wei, Guang-Qian Xing, Xin Cao

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Dec;94(50):e2248.

 

Many SLC26A4 mutations have been identified in patients with nonsyndromic enlarged vestibular aqueduct (EVA). However, the roles of SLC26A4 genotypes and phenotypes in hereditary deafness remain unexplained. This study aims to perform a meta-analysis based on the PRISMA statement ...

Last Updated: 19 Dec 2015

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[Hereditary hearing loss: genetic counselling].
 

Author(s): Rubén Cabanillas Farpón, Juan Cadiñanos Bañales

Journal: Acta Otorrinolaringol Esp. ;63(3):218-29.

 

The aim of this review is to provide an updated overview of hereditary hearing loss, with special attention to the etiological diagnosis of sensorineural hearing loss, the genes most frequently mutated in our environment, the techniques available for their analysis and the clinical ...

Last Updated: 14 May 2012

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Mouse models to study inner ear development and hereditary hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Lilach M Friedman, Amiel A Dror, Karen B Avraham

Journal: Int. J. Dev. Biol.. 2007 ;51(6-7):609-31.

 

Hereditary sensorineural hearing loss, derived from inner ear defects, is the most common hereditary disability with a prevalence of 1 in 1,000 children, although it can be present in up to 15% of births in isolated communities. The mouse serves as an ideal animal model to identify ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2007

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Non-Syndrome Hereditary Hearing Impairment - Gene Mapping: India/Pakistan Protocol
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hearing Disorder

 

Last Updated: 6 Aug 2016

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Genetic Analysis of Hereditary Disorders of Hearing and Balance
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Hearing Disorder; Vestibular Disease

 

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2016

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North Carolina Newborn Exome Sequencing for Universal Screening
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Metabolism, Inborn Errors; Hearing Loss; Hereditary Disease

 

Last Updated: 7 Jul 2016

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