Now, even a deaf person can listen to sounds coming through via Wi-Fi signals, thanks to a new software being developed by London-based science writer Frank Swain.
The low-tech White Canes widely used by the visually impaired may soon become a thing of the past as researchers have now developed an electronic travel aid that enables the blind to hear and feel distance information from different directions.
Scientists have recently restored hearing of mice that were partly deafened by noise using advanced tools to boost the production of a key protein NT3 in their ears.
Testing of the hearing capacity of the new-born children should be made mandatory, doctors said here on Saturday, adding that it would lead to early treatment of hearing as well as speech problems.
Researchers have developed a novel computer system that enables deaf people to translate gestures used in sign language into text.
Britain`s Nehal Bhogaita has won the title of Miss India Worldwide, making her the first deaf to win the beauty pageant.
Women who regularly take ibuprofen and paracetamol are at a higher risk of losing their hearing, researchers say.
The testimony of deaf and dumb witnesses can by relied upon by courts as they are competent, Supreme Court ruled.
Two 21-year-old twins, who were the former lovers of Hugh Hefner have revealed that the ‘Playboy’ chief has gone partially deaf.
Deaf people have better eyesight as their eyes are developed differently from those in people who can hear, according to a new research.
Recent studies have shown that ocean acidification causes fish to lose their sense of smell.
A study has found that becoming engrossed in a good book or a crossword really can block the ability to hear.
A 50-year-old was arrested
on Friday on the charges of raping a minor deaf and dumb girl here
in Sundergarh district.
Army Chief Deepak Kapoor suffers
from hearing impairment after exposure to heavy booming sound
India is one of the few countries in the world where the hearing impaired are not allowed to drive.
Day in Pics: 24th November
Showbiz World - November 24, 2014
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