Health News

HEALTH NOTES: App allows deaf people to ‘hear’ conversations

HEALTH NOTES: App allows deaf people to ‘hear’ conversations Deaf people will be able to ‘hear’ in group conversations by using a revolutionary new wearable device. The gadget – half the size of an iPhone – beams in nanoseconds a transcript of conversations to a paired smartphone app. A deaf person then reads the conversation […]

Kids Health

Baby names you’ll hear everywhere in 2019

While we don’t have a crystal ball that can tell us what the most popular names of 2019 will be, we can still take a pretty good stab at predicting some of the names that you’re going to be hearing more and more in the new year. New years always come with a lot of […]

Health News

Comparing predictors of how cochlear recipients will hear speech

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Cochlear Limited in world-first study that could lead to more accurate predictions of how those with cochlear implants understand speech, allowing for tailoring to individual hearing loss. Biomedical researchers from the University of Sydney, working in collaboration with Cochlear Limited, have conducted a world-first study that could lead […]

Health Problems

Time to stop cancer screenings: what do patients want to hear?

(HealthDay)—Older adults prefer explanations about stopping cancer screening that emphasize the shift to focus on other health issues, according to a research letter published in the August issue of JAMA Oncology. Nancy L. Schoenborn, M.D., M.H.S., from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional survey of 881 U.S. […]