Sensorineural hearing loss

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Sensorineural hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when there is damage to the inner ear or the pathways from the inner ear to the brain. It is the most common form of permanent hearing loss, and typically cannot be repaired. Most sensorineural hearing loss is due to damaged hair cells in the inner ear, and this can be present at birth or acquired during the lifetime of the individual. Symptoms of sensorineural hearing loss include delayed development of speech or unclear speech, use of high volume on electronic viewing devices, and consistent need to ask for repitition in conversation. Treatment may include hearing aides or cochlear implants to improve hearing ability.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

Bringing understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear.

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Sensorineural hearing loss" for support, advocacy or research.

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Starkey Hearing Foundation

Bringing understanding among people through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear.

http://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/

Last Updated: 20 Feb 2013

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 187 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Genetic and audiologic study in elderly with sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Kelly Martins, Marília Fontenele, Silva Câmara, Edi Lúcia Sartorato

Journal: Codas. 2013 ;25(3):224-8.

 

This study aimed to correlate probable predisposing factors for sensorineural hearing loss in elderly by investigating the audiologic characteristics and frequency of mutations in genes considered responsible for non-syndromic hearing loss.

Last Updated: 10 Jan 2014

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Gestational vitamin A deficiency: a novel cause of sensorineural hearing loss in the developing world?
 

Author(s): Susan D Emmett, Keith P West

Journal: Med. Hypotheses. 2014 Jan;82(1):6-10.

 

Hearing loss is a substantial public health problem with profound social and economic consequences in the developing world. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are 360 million people living with disabling hearing loss globally, and 80% of these individuals are ...

Last Updated: 24 Dec 2013

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Sudden sensorineural hearing loss: early diagnosis improves outcome.
 

Author(s): Simon K W Lloyd

Journal: Br J Gen Pract. 2013 Aug;63(613):e592-4.

 

Last Updated: 26 Aug 2013

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The terms "Sensorineural hearing loss" returned 25 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors and sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
 

Author(s): Monique Antunes de Souza Chelminski Barreto, Fayez Bahmad Jr

Journal: Braz J Otorhinolaryngol. ;79(6):727-33.

 

Phosphodiesterase type 5 Inhibitors, such as sildenafil, vardenafil and tadalafil have been increasingly used today and some of the users have developed sudden sensorineural hearing loss.

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2014

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[Universal screening program and early intervention (USPEI) in congenital bilateral sensorineural hearing loss in Chile].
 

Author(s): Nicolás Albertz, Felipe Cardemil, Maritza Rahal, Francisca Mansilla, Rodrigo Cárdenas, Pedro Zitko

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2013 Aug;141(8):1057-63.

 

Congenital hearing loss is the total or partial inability to hear sounds through the ears. It is the most common disability in newborns in Chile and worldwide, and is a permanent condition. The direct impact on children who are not adequately diagnosed is the alteration in acquisition ...

Last Updated: 22 Jan 2014

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Oxymorphone insufflation associated with acute sensorineural hearing loss: case files of the University of Massachusetts medical toxicology fellowship.
 

Author(s): Katherine L Boyle, Christopher D Rosenbaum

Journal: J Med Toxicol. 2013 Jun;9(2):179-83.

 

Last Updated: 20 May 2013

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Long QT and Hearing Loss Registry
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Long QT Syndrome

 

Last Updated: 7 Mar 2014

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Study to Determine the Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetic Profile of HPN-07 and HPN-07 Plus NAC
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Hearing Loss; Sensorineural Hearing Loss; Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

 

Last Updated: 3 Oct 2014

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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: 11 Oct 2014

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