Explore the latest in audiology and hearing, including advances in prevention, detection, and treatment of hearing loss.
A 63-year-old healthy woman presented with a 3-week history of fluctuating left eye swelling and redness. She also reported a 1-week history of left eye discomfort and left-sided tinnitus, and a 1-day history of binocular horizontal diplopia. What would you do next?
This multicenter, cross-sectional study uses Community Health Study/Study of Latinos data collected from 4 US communities to assess whether an association exists between age-related, audiometrically measured hearing loss and clinically relevant depressive symptoms in Hispanic adults 50 years or older.
This cohort study evaluates the association between image-based place-pitch mapping using flat-panel computed tomography with speech and pitch perception in individuals with cochlear implants.
This retrospective, propensity-matched cohort study assesses the association between hearing loss and medical comorbidities.
This narrative review describes the various aspects of common cavity deformity and examines cochlear implant, the first-line option for achieving hearing function in patients with common cavity deformity.
This cohort study assesses whether untreated hearing loss is associated with increased health care costs and utilization.
A boy in his late teens with short stature presented with gradual loss of vision in both eyes since 8 years of age, a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at 10 years of age, hearing loss during the past 2 years, hypochondroplasia, alopecia, and generalized hypotonia. What would you do next?
This Viewpoint discusses policy changes necessary to leverage availability of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids in the United States into improved hearing in the population, most notably legislation that authorizes reimbursement for provision of hearing care services in association with acquisition of an OTC hearing device.
This cohort study describes the rates of major surgical site infection for patients undergoing cochlear implantation who receive prolonged antibiotic treatment compared with those who receive a single perioperative dose of antibiotic prophylaxis.
This randomized noninferiority clinical trial compares the effectiveness of guided internet-based cognitive behavioral therapy vs face-to-face clinical care among patients receiving medical treatment for tinnitus.
This case series study assesses a statistical prediction algorithm with the aim of efficiently diagnosing and treating patients with dizziness.
This narrative review argues that white noise exposure therapy for tinnitus induces maladaptive neuroplastic changes in the brain and discusses alternative therapeutics that drive positive, adaptive plastic changes.
This cohort study investigates the link between age-related hearing impairment and cognitive decline and explores untreated hearing loss and social isolation as potential explanations in a cohort of individuals 50 years or older from the United Kingdom.
This systematic review and meta-analysis of 19 studies evaluates the benefit of the addition of hyperbaric oxygen therapy for patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
This case series assessed individual test-retest reliability of the 2-alternative forced-choice and tinnitus likeness rating approaches in patients undergoing evaluation for tinnitus.
This randomized clinical trial investigates whether inhaled nitrous oxide and oxygen vs inhaled nitrogen and oxygen can reduce bothersome tinnitus among adults with subjective, idiopathic, nonpulsatile tinnitus of 6 months’ duration or longer.
This population-based study examines the presence of early hearing loss in school-aged children in the Netherlands and its association with use of portable music players.
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