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The campaign aims to encourage those with all levels of deafness and hearing loss to join the conversation by sharing their own stories about the awkward s things that have been said to them about their condition - ultimately highlighting why greater deaf awareness is so important.
Connexins are trans-membrane proteins that have a role in communication and transferring of ions and small signaling molecules between cells.8 This locus is already been reported in Pakistani and Mediterranean families supporting that GJB2 is the main gene for inherited sensorineural deafness.9 More than 90 variants in GJB2 have been reported and meta-analysis in different ethnic group confirmed a strong association of GJB2 mutation with HL in different population.10
Over half of nonsyndromic profound congenital deafness cases have a genetic cause, and most (~80%) of these cases are due to autosomal recessive forms of deafness (DFNB).
To a question, he said noise pollution in the urban metropolises was also a reason of increase in health hazards, adding that the humongous traffic, use of air pressure horns and loud music increased the chances of deafness.
His history was noteworthy for deafness since birth, requiring hearing devices since aged five.
We used SNPscan assay and targeted capture sequencing to identify the gene responsible for the deafness in the family.
The study focused on a mutation in a gene called Tmc1 that leads to deafness in mice. 
"In particular, there is a very strong relationship between deafness and white cats with blue eyes," says Brian Collins, DVM, section chief of the Community Practice Service at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
The study also informed about number of parents and siblings with and without deafness. Gaps were identified in ECSE program for young children with deafness.
Cortical deafness is a rare disorder due to uniqueness of the auditory pathway.
The proband, a 10-year-old boy, presented to the otolaryngology clinic with genetic severe deafness and speech delay.
Maryland Heights, MO, October 10, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The global unilateral deafness treatment devices market is estimated to reach USD 310 Million in 2020, growing at a CAGR of 4.4% from 2016 to 2020, according to a market research report Unilateral Deafness Treatment Devices Market 2013-2020, published by iHealthcareAnalyst, Inc.
Deafness is one of the most significant disabilities noted in our country.