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Conditions/Diseases

Conditions/Diseases

100 Sounds to See: Interview with Author Marsha Engle

100 Sounds to See

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with Marsha Engle about her hearing loss as a child and how she developed the idea for her book, 100 Sounds to See.

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Hearing with My Heart: Interview with Justin Osmond

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with Justin Osmond, author of Hearing with My Heart, about growing up with severe-to-profound hearing loss, hearing aids, aural rehabilitation, and more.

Academy: Hi, Justin. Great to catch up with you again.

Osmond: Hi, Doug. Always good to speak with a long-time friend!

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Vestibular Learning Manual: Interview with Bre Lynn Myers, AuD

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with private practice co-owner and author, Bre Myers, about her new book that includes topics such as electronystagmography, videonystagmography, rotary chair testing, and more.

Academy: Hi, Bre. It’s a pleasure to meet you.

Myers: Hi, Doug. Thanks for the invitation.

Academy: Bre, to get us started, would you please give us a brief bio-sketch?

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Newborn Hearing Screening, Hearing Aids, and Referrals: Interview with Jessica Stich-Hennen, AuD

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with Dr. Stich-Hennen from the Elks Hearing and Balance Center in Boise, Idaho, about newborn screening, processes and protocols, hearing aids, cochlear implants, referrals, and more.

Academy: Hi, Jessica. It is great to speak with you again.

Stich-Hennen: Hi, Doug, thank you for the invitation.

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Counseling, Hearing Screenings, and Child-Parent Bonding: Interview with David Luterman, DEd

David Luterman, DEd (left) with Douglas L. Beck, AuD

David Luterman, DEd (left) with Douglas L. Beck, AuD

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Family Counseling and Support and Children with Hearing Loss: Interview with Johnnie Sexton, AuD

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, spoke with Dr. Sexton, executive director of the Care Project, about family counseling and support and the Care Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing hope to families who have children and/or adults with hearing challenges through counseling experiences aimed at the processing of the emotional stages of grief.

Academy: Good morning, Johnnie. Always a delight to speak with you!

Sexton: Hi, Doug. Thanks for your interest in the Care Project.

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Unilateral Hearing Loss

Altered levels of activity in the auditory cortex may contribute to some auditory processing deficits observed in patients with unilateral conductive hearing loss (CHL), according to Duke University researchers. They studied the effects of unilateral hearing loss on 2-deoxyglucose (2-DG) uptake in the central auditory system. To do so, they injected young gerbils with 2-DG three weeks after the animals had experienced a CHL or cochlear ablation (CA).

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New Hearing Loss in Children Research From Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud Outlined

A Carina fully implantable device with the MET V transducer for conductive application has shown promise as a possible treatment for patients with Franceschetti syndrome. French researchers implanted the device in a 14-year-old boy with bilateral conductive hearing loss caused by Franceschetti syndrome. Once the implant was activated, the boy's hearing improved by 29 decibels in the implanted ear.
Science Letter (05/20/08)
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Correlation Between Hearing Loss and Vision Loss in Elders

At the recent annual meeting of the Association For Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (April 2008), Marilyn Schneck, PhD, of the Smith-Kettlewell Eye Research Institute in San Francisco, reported on 446 patients. Forty-three percent of the patients were male, with an average age of 79.9 years (range 67 to 107 years). All participants were screened for hearing loss based on a pass/fail criteria of 40 dB, based on 500, 2000 and 4000 Hz. Hearing screenings were performed upon their second return visit as participants in a Smith-Kettlewell vision study.

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New Zealand Study Confirms Social Interactions Negatively Impacted by Hearing Loss

Australian Speech Pathology lecturer Nerina Scarinci presented (May 20, 2008) her findings at the New Zealand Speech-Language Therapists Association (NZSTA) and Speech Pathology Australia conference in Auckland. Based on 100 elderly Australian couples, Ms. Scarinci found that 94% of the spouses were impacted by their spouses hearing loss. Communication, physical intimacy and social activities were compromised secondary to hearing loss, leading to frustration and deteriorating social interactions.

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