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Veröffentlicht am Di, den 29.03.2016

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NIH study seeks to improve quality-of-life measure for deaf and hard-of-hearing people - EurekAlert (press release)

Researchers and providers will, for the first time, have a tool for assessing their deaf and hard-of-hearing patients' health-related quality-of-life outcomes in American Sign Language. Resulting data will lend new insights in patient outcomes research ... und weitere » [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 08.03.2016

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AC/DC singer risks deafness, halts tour - Yahoo News

New York (AFP) - Australian rock elders AC/DC postponed remaining dates on their US tour after singer Brian Johnson was warned he risked total deafness. The 68-year-old Johnson "has been advised by doctors to stop touring immediately or risk total ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Medizin Kultur

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 29.07.2015

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The Brain Implant Helping Deaf Children Hear - Bloomberg

Our latest BWest series: Bioengineering the senses. We take a closer look at the tech driving the frontiers of medical science. Today, we meet Ava, a little girl who is learning to hear thanks to an Auditory Brainstem Implant that the FDA has just ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Technik Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Sa, den 13.09.2014

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This 'sensory substitution vest' could help deaf people hear through their skin - Digital Trends

We've seen some pretty crazy Kickstarter campaigns in our day, but even so, this might be one of the most far-out projects we've ever laid eyes on. Dr. David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, and his graduate ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Wissenschaft Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 10.02.2014

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Deaf patients in healthcare battle - The Press, York

DEAF patients are being denied fair access to healthcare in York, a damning report has found. One deaf mother had to watch her baby have an unexplained injection and another person had her blood taken without being told why, a report by watchdog Healthwatch York said. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Medizin Kommunikation

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 07.01.2014

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Deaf parents are given life-saving first aid training - Bristol Post

DEAF parents in Bristol received first aid training aimed at sign language users. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 18.12.2013

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Deaf man, 80, treated like he had dementia, watchdog finds - BBC News

His widow, Mrs W, complained that her husband's care was compromised because staff did not consider his deafness, even though she told them about it. The family was also not told of a cancer diagnosis while he was in hospital, with them only learning ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Mo, den 25.11.2013

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Breaking Down Barriers: For the deaf, a doctor who can communicate - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

After completing a bachelor's degree in theater at Carnegie Mellon University in 1992, the Chicago native took a job as stage manager with Deaf West Theater in Los Angeles. It was a transformational experience. Immersed in deaf culture, she was surprised at how frequently her colleagues spoke about their difficulties communicating with doctors. As someone considering medicine as a career, she paid close attention. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Medizin Kommunikation

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 29.10.2013

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Breast cancer patient becomes mentor to other deaf women - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Two-time breast cancer survivor Lorraine Stoltz stands with Frederick Memorial Hospital's Dr. Susan Bahl, in front of a painting made by a patient that Stoltz mentored and Bahl treated at FMH's Center for Breast Care. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Mi, den 21.08.2013

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Would You Hire a Deaf Nurse? - HealthLeaders Media

A nursing school boots out a deaf student over concerns that her hearing loss would limit her ability to safely perform clinical rotations. Nonsense, says the Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Medizin Beruf
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8.20.2013 Medical Deaf News

Deaf people in America are fighting to stay in medical programs. Jessica Wells was booted out of a nursing program in Missouri, because Cox College claimed because she was Deaf she would be unable to perform her duties. The New York Times reported on Michael Argenyi, who was told by Creighton University School of Medicine that he couldn't use an interpreter during his course because he "needed to focus on the patient." [...] weiter »

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 09.08.2013

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New 3-D printed bionic ear to help deaf hear - Newstrack India

Researchers from Princeton and John Hopkins have collaborated together to develop a bionic ear which can help restore hearing in the deaf. According to Technology website Ars Technica, the 'ultimate in human-machine ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Technik Medizin
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How Do Deaf Teenagers Learn About Safe Sex? - TheGloss

Being a teenager is hard when it comes to learning about healthy sex habits. From misinformation to misinterpretation, rumors to regulations about what schools can teach, it's not easy to determine which “facts” are actual facts and which are they kind ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Soziales Medizin Jugend

Veröffentlicht am Di, den 06.08.2013

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Doctors to give deaf boy ears grown from his own ribs - Evening Standard

Sue Cipin, executive director of the Jewish Deaf Association, said: “We are delighted to have been able to support the Sorkin family over the years and the girls' kindness and generosity means that we will be able to continue helping other families ... [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Medizin

Veröffentlicht am Fr, den 26.04.2013

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Rib and implant used to create Bonebridge ear for Edinburgh deaf man - BBC News

A piece of rib and a bone conduction implant have been used in a pioneering operation to treat an Edinburgh man's hereditary deafness. [...] weiter »

Kategorien: Medizin
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