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Miscellaneous Ear Disorders

FDA Approves Marketing of First User-Fitted Hearing Aid

“Today’s marketing authorization provides certain patients with access to a new hearing aid that provides them with direct control over the fit and functionality of the device,” said Malvina Eydelman, MD, director of the FDA’s Division of Ophthalmic, and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices.

Sodium Thiosulfate Post-Cisplatin May Lessen Hearing Loss

In 33% of children in the cisplatin-sodium thiosulfate group and 63% in the cisplatin-alone group, hearing loss of grade 1 or higher occurred, which indicated a 48% lower incidence of hearing loss in the cisplatin-sodium thiosulfate group.

Healthful Diet Linked to Reduced Risk of Hearing Loss in Women

The multivariable-adjusted relative risks (MVRRs) of hearing loss were 0.70 and 0.71 for women with scores in the highest vs the lowest quintile for Alternate Mediterranean diet (AMED) and Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH), respectively.