According to the World Health Organisation, more than 360 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss. Approximately one third of the population over 65 years old is affected by age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, making it the second most common cause of disability in older people. There is no restorative treatment for deafness but functional replacement by means of prosthesis. Therefore, prevention and treatment of hearing loss is an unmet medical need.
It is essential for Europe future aged population to have well-trained people available to understand hearing loss from a general perspective. According to this, the foreseen secondments and training activities will involve a total of 15 experienced and early-stage researchers.
September 30, from 18h, researchers from all disciplines come at the Toulouse Museum of Natural History to share their passion for research
[SPANISH] “La primera impresión no es la que cuenta” o cómo afrontar el diagnóstico de la sordera infantil
[via: www.hear-it.org] Workers exposed to occupational noise have a five times higher risk of hearing problems and tinnitus, a study finds
[SPANISH] La FPdGi convoca dichos premios con la voluntad de promover y fomentar la iniciativa , la investigación científica , la creatividad artística, la solidaridad y el desarrollo del talento de jóvenes emprendedores e innovadores
The European Commission is inviting experts and the public to share ideas on how to grow the economy in an ageing society
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- November 14-15, 2016 » Vienna, Austria
- November 9, 2016 » London, UK
- November 7-8, 2016 » Porto, Portugal
- November 3-4, 2016 » Madrid, Spain
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