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This DeafBlog focuses on cochlear and baha implants and the impact they have in helping both young and old to hear. We also cover topics that we hope will be of interest to all deaf people and the community as a whole.
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Boy can hear again after cochlear implant by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A seven year old boy survived meningitis 5 times and lost his hearing after the first bout of the disease. Troy Probert was fitted with cochlear i ... Read on »
BREAKING NEWS! New Cochlear Nucleus 5 System launched by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Global leader in hearing solutions, Cochlear has launched a new cochlear implant system that is designed to give patients best hearing performance, with the world’s thinn ... Read on »
Breakthrough on cinema access as first subtitled 3D film shows by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness NDCS has welcomed news that, for the first time, deaf children and young people will be able to enjoy a 3D film, Disney's A Christmas Carol, with subtitles at the cinema. ... Read on »
Breakthrough towards drug for hearing loss by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Research funded by hearing loss charity RNID has discovered a drug which repairs hearing after damage caused by loud noise. Researchers at the University ... Read on »
Britain's Got Talent winners Diversity to meet deaf youngsters by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A group of deaf youngsters will have the chance to meet the winners of this year’s Britain’s Got Talent, Diversity. The event, which is supported by the Bromley Deaf Chi ... Read on »
BSL songs on YouTube by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Anyone learning BSL or ASL might be interested to know that there's a host of songs in sign language on YouTube from artists like Britney Spears, Take That, Backstreet Bo ... Read on »
Calvin Harris plays V Festival despite 'being deaf in one ear' by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Calvin Harris played a triumphant show at V Festival in Chelmsford on Saturday despite telling the crowd he was "deaf in one ear". The singer/producer played despite h ... Read on »
Can taking Viagra make you go deaf? by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The little blue pills taken by hundreds of thousands of British men may cause deafness, doctors have warned. Viagra and similar impotence drugs have b ... Read on »
Centre for the deaf marks 15 year anniversary by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Walsall College ’s Deaf Base has celebrated its 15th year this week. The award-winning centre for deaf and deaf-blind learners marked this special occasion with an evenin ... Read on »
Charities seek young scientists to research age-related hearing loss by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The RNID and Research into Ageing have joined forces to strengthen research into age-related hearing loss. The charities are inviting applications for a series of co-f ... Read on »
Charity raising money for Listening for Life centre by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A Bradford charity is urging people to run and help it raise funds for the state-of-the-art Listening for Life centre. The Ear Trust’s Listening for Life Appeal, supporte ... Read on »
Charity triumphs over council by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness The charity National Deaf Children’s Society ( NDCS) has won its battle again Stoke City Council to cancel the planned cuts to leave 3 teachers supporting 200 dea ... Read on »
Charity unlocks jobs in a struggling market by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness With the economic downturn in full flow, disabled people are struggling more than ever to compete in a floundering job market. More than half of disabled people of working a ... Read on »
Chloe wins a place at Deaf Olympics by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness A police inspector who spent 24 hours in a prison cell to raise cash for his 18-year-old footballing daughter is celebrating after she finally won a place in the team. ... Read on »
Climbing for deaf children by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Destiny of a Child, a charity which supports cochlear implantation for profoundly deaf children in the UK and France, has made a substantial donation to The ... Read on »
Cochlear celebrates with special celebrity guests by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Hard of hearing adults and children* and their families enjoyed a day of education, fun and laughter at Cochlear’s Celebrations on Saturday (3 October). The event, whi ... Read on »
Cochlear Europe LTD hosting World of Sound Cochlear Implant Information evening by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear Europe LTD is hosting a World of Sound Cochlear Implant Information evening in December designed for new parents, recipients and candidates who have, or are in th ... Read on »
Cochlear Europe's 2009 celebrations by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Don't forget that Cochlear's celebrations day is fast approaching, so make it a date for your diary! Taking place on Saturday3rd October, at the Heart of England Cent ... Read on »
Cochlear implant gives hope to Isobel by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Isobel Water was just seven months old when she was struck by life-threatening meningitis. Although she survived, it left her deaf in both ears. "We never saw her as deaf ... Read on »
Cochlear Implant information evening - Wednesday, 2 December by DeafBlog Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Hearing Loss & Deafness Cochlear Europe is hosting a World of Sound Cochlear Implant Information evening on Wednesday, designed for new parents, recipients and candidates who have, or are in the ... Read on »