a deafness gene has been discovered by British scientists investigating skin disease. The faulty gene is thought to be behind the only inherited form of deafness that is not also linked to

A new system will allow the hearing impaired to respond to vibrations and alert them about incoming calls

Chewing gum contains the natural sweetener xylitol, which can help reduce chronic ear infections, say researchers from the University of Oulu, Finland. About 300 pre-school children were given

Live rock concerts are the hardest on ears, reports Christian Meyer- Bisch, an ear specialist in the city of Nancy in France. Investigating hazards to hearing, from exposure to high noise at a

LOSS of hearing can now be completely overcome with the aid of a new implant developed at the Kasturba Hospital in Manipal, Karnataka. Unlike the bearing aids, the implant converts the codes