Disease Modifying Drugs for Hearing Loss

Most audiologists know that the ability to hear relies upon small sensory cells or “hair cells” in the inner ear.  Many types of commonly acquired hearing loss are the result of damage or death to these delicate hair cells, including noise-induced hearing loss, presbycusis (age-related hearing loss), and ototoxic hearing loss (hearing loss that occurs…

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Directional Hearing in Owls….Robert M. Traynor, Ed.D.

Bird watching is quite a popular sporting event in some circles around the world.  Viewing nature’s creatures in their own habitat is a thrilling experience and quite a passion for those that are intrigued with their habits. If a “bird watcher” focuses on watching Owls, it is referred to as Owl Watching.  It cannot be referred…

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