Super Kena: A girl made fierce with hearing aids

Healthy Hearing states that "Super Kena" is a colorfully illustrated book which stars Kena, a girl with hearing aids, as she works through issues with classmates who don’t understand her hearing loss.

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Bone disease medications may reverse hearing loss

A close up view at a human ear.
Hearing loss that is caused by damage to the nerves, whether from sound exposure or aging, is irreversible. However, Ryan Jaslow of Harvard Medical School says that preliminary findings from Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear may pave the way for trials to test bone density medications for hearing loss.

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Study uncovers hair cell loss as underlying cause of age-related hearing loss

Massachusetts Eye and Ear reports that a new study of human ear tissues has demonstrated that age-related hearing loss, also called presbycusis, is mainly caused by damage to hair cells, the sensory cells in the inner ear.

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