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Hereditary Deafness in Dogs and Cats by Dr. Patty Khuly Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted Tue 06 Nov 2012 6:00am I lived with a deaf dog back in my veterinary school days. He was a pretty classic case of congenital/hereditary deafness — a merle Australian Shepherd that also had vision loss. His owner kept him safe, and he was living a pretty normal and happy canine life, despite his disabilities.   Hereditary deafness in a dog or cat is one of those ... Read on »
Hot Off the Lab Bench: Research News on Hearing Loss, Usher Syndrome by Jodi Cutler Del Dottore Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Jun 2009 11:39am This is still not the craftsy blog we've been advertising. Instead we bombard you with science(!!), which from this reporter's perspective is the most exciting thing on earth. I suppose most readers will think otherwise, so I'll try to make it as exciting or, at least, as informative as I can. I've spent the last two days at conferences at ... Read on »
NIH Researchers Identify Key Proteins of Inner Ear Transduction Channel by Medline Plus Posted Mon 21 Nov 2011 4:51pm National Institutes of Health-funded researchers have identified two proteins that may be the key components of the long-sought after mechanotransduction channel in the inner ear — the place where the mechanical stimulation of sound waves is transformed into electrical signals th ... Read on »
Good Deaf Reads by kim Posted Mon 27 Aug 2007 12:00am by kim Last week while digging through a pile of old books I came across a great mystery I’d read long ago called A Maiden’s Grave by Jeffrey Deaver. It was about two kidnappers who held a school bus full of young girls and their teachers hostage in an abandoned meat ... Read on »
TMC1, a Deafness-Related Gene by nih.gov Posted Mon 30 Apr 2007 5:00pm Description of Invention: Hearing loss is a common communication disorder affecting nearly 1 in 1,000 children in the United States alone, and nearly 50% of adults by the age of eighty. Hearing loss can be caused by environmental and disease-related factors; however, hearing loss due to genetic factors accounts for approximate ... Read on »
CONTAGIOUS LIVING by Lisa Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 8:11pm Abigail Hannaford-Ricardi is the mother of two children with multiple cognative, physical and medical special needs. She was asked to give the sermon at the First Unitarian Church of Worcester, Massachusetts on April 15, 2007. Her remarks, inspired by her experiences with her son Terry, who has congential CMV disease,are reprinted here. FIRS ... Read on »
Pianos, deaf ears and 11 year olds by David B. Posted Wed 30 Jul 2008 12:00am A few years back, before I lost the kids, Madison had taken some interest in music. Now when I say music I dont mean she had her own taste of what she liked to listen to, no, she wanted to PLAY music. She wanted to be there, with the music, and she wanted (her words, not mine) to experience music with music itself. Whatever that means, Im no ... Read on »
Turn a Deaf Ear by Janet Horger (Giveaway!) by Megan S. Posted Sun 29 Jul 2012 9:00am I just finished an interesting book called Turn a Deaf Ear, by Janet Horger, and wanted to share my thoughts on it. Be sure to check the end of this post for the opportunity to win a copy of this book courtesy of the author. Turn a Deaf Ear is the story of Linda and John, mostly focusing on Linda. The reader is taken through Linda's early ... Read on »
Turn a Deaf Ear by Denise Portis Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Mon 08 Oct 2012 10:03am Turn a Deaf Ear by Janet Fiore Horger & Linda Fiore Sanders One of my favorite things to do to unwind from the pressures of my week is to read a good book. Last week I read, “Turn a Deaf Ear” by Janet Fiore Horger & Linda Fiore Sanders. These two sisters have a a terrific website as well. You can check it out at www.turnadeafear.net   o ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type IE by nih.gov Posted Tue 04 Dec 2012 10:47am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed November 2012 What is hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type IE? Hereditary sensory and ... Read on »