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Newborn Hearing Tests More Effective Than Later Screening by Medline Plus Posted Tue 19 Oct 2010 1:00pm Kids tested two weeks after birth do better than those tested at 9 months, researchers find By Robert Preidt Tuesday, October 19, 2010 TUESDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- Newborn hearing screening leads to better outcomes than later screening for children with permanent hearing pr ... Read on »
Comparable Effectiveness Shown for Two Common Sudden Deafness Treatments by Medline Plus Posted Tue 24 May 2011 8:09pm Direct injection of steroids into the middle ear for the treatment of sudden deafness was shown to be no more or less effective than oral steroids in restoring hearing levels in a large comparison study of patients. The study results appear in the May 25, 2011 issue of the Journal of ... Read on »
Crestor: Get Ready to Ask Your Doctor for the CRP Test. by Dr. Matthew M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 15 Dec 2009 5:51pm The Wall Street Journal is reporting that and FDA panel voted 12-4 in favor of expanding its indication for treating elevated CRP levels. The FDA doesn't always follow the panel's advice, but it usually does, and probably will in this instance. What's this about? The FDA is reviewing the results of the JUPITER trial. I blogged about the re ... Read on »
Hear This by StacieSmith Posted Mon 19 May 2008 12:00am Gavin had his hearing tested today. He was tired, a little scared and didn't perform consistently enough to obtain good results for the bulk of the test. There's a test, however, for the function of the inner ear hair cells that doesn't require Gavin's "participation". His baseline testing (pre-chemotherapy) revealed a normal response for all ... Read on »
Passive smoking harms hearing ... by John R. Posted Wed 20 Jul 2011 4:34am Passive smoking harms hearing of teenagers I abhor smoking but the report below is sheer nonsense. Working class people are more likely to smoke and have more hearing loss. That is all that they have detected. Yet another crappy study dedicated to condemning sidestream smoke Teenagers exposed to second-hand smoke are twice as likely to s ... Read on »
Hearing Loss and ADHD by Melody .. Posted Fri 10 Jun 2011 11:45pm Linking up with my new favorite blog Kelly’s Korner today. Our son has a mild to moderate hearing loss and wears bilateral hearing aids (one in each ear). I’ll never forget the day at the photographer’s studio that confirmed my previous thoughts of him having hearing issues. He was three and we were looking at a beta fish in the check out ... Read on »
Baffling, Yet Hopeful (We Think), Hearing Test by AimeeTheSuperMom Posted Mon 01 Mar 2010 8:35pm Liam had his first soundbooth hearing test today. Trying to do the ABR test, which requires sedation, is really challenging because of his NEHI problems. The goal is to condition him to be responsive in a soundfield situation and bypass the need for sedated ABR testing. Linda Daniel met us there to work in the booth with him on his testing. ... Read on »
Are Online Hearing Tests Fake? by Hearing ABC Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 3:26am With the increasing accessibility of the Internet, and the remarkable improvement in the quality of computer audio systems, online hearing tests are fast becoming popular in the general public as a preliminary screening test. In spite of this, the million dollar question remains: Are Online Hearing Tests fake? These ... Read on »
Hearing Test by Sarah Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 11:47pm Violet had hearing test today, which went quite well. They are unable to test individual ears at this age, as her attention span would not be suitable for this kind of test until she is around 3 1/2. The tests they did perform today showed she did have overall good hearing. But due to the whole left side of her body being asymmetrical, the ... Read on »
The non-sleep study and hearing test by myspecialks Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:13pm click on picture to enlarge Here is Kennedy after she fell asleep last night. She actually slept pretty well. She got tangled in the wires several times which made the tech lady come in and untangle her and of course woke me up. She finally came in at 4:30 and unhooked her. Kennedy helped with that, then we went back to sleep until ... Read on »