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May 17, 2017
Soundbite: Latest Biomedical News – May 2017

[Action on Hearing Loss] Soundbite is the monthly newsletter of Action on Hearing Loss focussing on biomedical research. It includes news from their research programme and the projects they are funding around the world, as well as news from the wider world of hearing loss and tinnitus research and the breakthroughs being made.

A brighter future for tinnitus research

The COMIT’ID study (Core Outcome Measures in Tinnitus – International Delphi) aims to improve tinnitus research and potential treatments by creating a standard set of measurable outcomes. The researchers, based at the University of Nottingham, want to hear from people with tinnitus to find out what matters to them. Find out how to get involved in their blog.

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Personalised broadcast audio 

Complaints about the clarity of speech on television are on the rise. Researchers at the University of Salford are working hard to find technological solutions for people with hearing loss. Find out more in Lauren Ward’s blog.

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Predicting how well a cochlear implant will work

European researchers have been studying how the brain adapts to deafness in adult life, and how this affects a person’s ability to hear with a cochlear implant. Find out more from our Research Programme Officer, Carly Anderson.

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The promise of new treatments for hearing loss
The REGAIN project aims to test a new treatment for hearing loss in clinical trials, due to begin later this year. Find out about the science behind the new treatment from the researchers working on the project. 

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