Research Update
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Yale researchers are investigating a surprising connection: hearing loss may precede dementia symptoms by 5-10 years and serve as an early warning sign

Led by Dr. ...

Sedentary Habits Harm the Brain
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You may want to think twice before indulging in binge-watching your favorite TV shows or streaming series. New research shows that watching too much television increases the risk of dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and depression.

The ...

Tinnitus Update
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Fifteen percent of Americans—around 50 million people—experience tinnitus or ringing in the ears.

  • For 2-5 million, the symptoms are severe enough to diminish their quality of life significantly.
  • Stress is the #1 factor determining ...
Speech-Language Research
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A unique AI model, trained on one child's perspective, offers revolutionary insights into how babies learn a language, paving the way for more intelligent AI and a deeper understanding of human development.

The model, Child’s View for Contrastive ...

Innovative French Clinical Trial
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A groundbreaking gene therapy trial in France offers hope for treating a specific form of childhood deafness. The clinical trial, which just received approval in France, will assess the safety and efficacy of a new gene therapy drug in children aged ...

NORC Study, University of Chicago
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A new map shows unexpected patterns in hearing loss across the US, highlighting the impact of geography, jobs, and age.

Researchers at the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) of the University of Chicago, with funding from the Centers for ...

A Proven Plan
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Evidence proves practical lifestyle adjustments add years of well-being.

Reporting in the Washington Post, Leana S. Wen, ...

Attention Players and Parents
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New research links prolonged loud video gaming to permanent hearing loss and persistent tinnitus (ear-ringing). The study calls attention to the sensory risk recreational video gaming imposes on its three billion fans worldwide.

  • The study ...
Reducing the Risk According to Science
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Researchers at Maastricht University in the Netherlands have identified modifiable factors, like hearing health and vitamin levels, that may prevent young-onset cognitive decline and dementia.

  • Your 30s and 40s present a window to reduce ...

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