Presbycusis

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Presbycusis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Presbycusis" returned 15 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Decreased auditory GABA+ concentrations in presbycusis demonstrated by edited magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
 

Author(s): Fei Gao, Guangbin Wang, Wen Ma, Fuxin Ren, Muwei Li, Yuling Dong, Cheng Liu, Bo Liu, Xue Bai, Bin Zhao, Richard A E Edden

Journal: Neuroimage. 2015 Feb;106():311-6.

 

Gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) is the main inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central auditory system. Altered GABAergic neurotransmission has been found in both the inferior colliculus and the auditory cortex in animal models of presbycusis. Edited magnetic resonance spectroscopy ...

Last Updated: 5 Jan 2015

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Clinical and audiometric features of presbycusis in Nigerians.
 

Author(s): O A Sogebi, O O Olusoga-Peters, O Oluwapelumi

Journal: Afr Health Sci. 2013 Dec;13(4):886-92.

 

Presbycusis is the most common sensory impairment associated with ageing and it presents with variability of symptoms. Physicians need to recognize early clinical and audiometric signs of presbycusis in order to render adequate and quality care to patients and reduce associated morbidities.

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2014

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Young people with aging ears: a consequence of early presbycusis due to earphones misuse.
 

Author(s): Zeeshan Raza, Syed Bilal Hashmi, Maria Shoaib

Journal: J Pak Med Assoc. 2013 Jan;63(1):150.

 

Last Updated: 19 Jul 2013

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The terms "Presbycusis" returned 1 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Mechanisms and genes in human strial presbycusis from animal models.
 

Author(s): Kevin K Ohlemiller

Journal: Brain Res.. 2009 Jun;1277():70-83.

 

Schuknecht proposed a discrete form of presbycusis in which hearing loss results principally from degeneration of cochlear stria vascularis and decline of the endocochlear potential (EP). This form was asserted to be genetically linked, and to arise independently from age-related ...

Last Updated: 22 Jun 2009

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Clinical Trial on Alzheimer Disease, Presbycusis and Hearing Aids
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer Disease; Presbycusis

 

Last Updated: 18 Jun 2007

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Computer-Based Auditory Rehabilitation
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Presbycusis

 

Last Updated: 21 Sep 2015

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At-home Auditory Training Clinical Trial
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Presbycusis; Aging; Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 4 Nov 2015

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