A nearly 70-year study from the United Kingdom has discovered a link between late-life hearing loss and common, early-childhood illnesses like tonsillitis and ear infections, news.com.au reported.
Around 26 million Americans aged 20-69 have high-frequency hearing loss due to noise exposure, but scientists at the University of Michigan have discovered a potential way to reverse that damage,...
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At 11 years old, Adrianna Kenebrew dreams of going to the Olympics to win gold as a gymnast— and she won’t let the fact that she’s legally blind stand in the way.
It's been 33 years since Larry Hester started going blind.
A man who complained of an itch in his ear found out the source of his discomfort was just that— discomforting.
From the time she was a little girl, Rebecca Alexander had trouble seeing, but no one in her life — not her parents, her siblings, her teachers, her friends — thought it was a big deal.
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness among adults.
If you are one of the 30 million Americans who wear contact lenses, swimming this summer may come with an added risk