hearing impairment

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Sharjah: University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) has opened a Cochlear Implant Unit to help restore the hearing of babies born with hereditary deafness or who have suffered damage to the inner ear.
During the past decade, remarkable progress has been made in the localization of loci/genes for non- syndromic hereditary deafness.
Knowledge about the gene could also be incorporated into standard genetic testing, meaning experts will be able to tell families who have a history of hereditary deafness their likelihood of having a child who is deaf.
The Dalmatian is the breed most noted for its high incidence of hereditary deafness in puppies.
Although there have been significant advances in the knowledge of the molecular basis of hereditary deafness, the magnitude of the problem in India remains largely undefined.
There is a) relatively high incidence of hereditary deafness among Puerto Ricans.
A number of agreements are to be signed at the event, including two agreements with Harvard University relating to hereditary deafness in Saudi Arabia, the causes of multigenetic diseases, providing Saudi cadre with technical training, and discovering genes that cause autism.
Anyone the state considered socially undesirable appeared subject to involuntary sterilization, including: individuals with hereditary deafness or blindness, those considered to have mental illness or developmental disabilities, individuals with epilepsy, criminals, prostitutes, or the poor (Larson, 2002; Lombardo, 2003).
Attitudes of deaf adults toward genetic testing for hereditary deafness.
San Diego, CA) signed a license agreement with Institut Pasteur (Paris, France) that grants Nanogen exclusive rights in Europe to certain patents and patent applications relating to detection of mutations in the GJB2 gene for the diagnosis of hereditary deafness.
Also referred to as oculoauriculovertebral dysplasia and hemifacial microsomia, Goldenhar's syndrome is one of the hereditary deafness syndromes.
Also, they are quite prone to hereditary deafness, and they have an anomaly that makes them very subject to kidney stones and bladder stones.
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