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Hearing Loss Clinical Trials

A listing of Hearing Loss medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.


Found (103) clinical trials

CROS Application in CI

Bilateral profound sensorineural hearing loss (PSNHL) is often treated with Cochlear Implants. The majority of bilaterally deafened patients, however, often only receive a unilateral cochlear implant (CI), with resultant limitations related to monaural listening. For unilateral CI users, the deficits inherently associated with monaural listening remain despite the considerable benefits ...

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Treating Hearing Loss to Improve Mood and Cognition in Older Adults

This study will conduct the first clinical trial possessing these design features.40 individuals will be recruited who are aged 60 years, diagnosed with a clinically significant depressive disorder, and have moderate ARHL with impaired speech discrimination. Comprehensive baseline psychiatric, audiometric, neuropsychological, and functional assessment will be performed. Participants then will ...


Wolfram Syndrome International Registry and Clinical Study

Background Wolfram syndrome (OMIM #222300) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (DM) in the first decade of life, followed by optic atrophy (OA), blindness, and deafness. Death from widespread neurodegeneration occurs in the third or fourth decades. Postmortem studies revealed a non-autoimmune loss of pancreatic ...

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Cholesterol and Antioxidant Treatment in Patients With Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS)

Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS) is an autosomal recessive disorder caused by a metabolic error in the final step of cholesterol biosynthesis, leading to cholesterol deficiency and accumulation of the cholesterol precursor, 7-dehydrocholesterol.Patients with SLOS display complex medical problems including growth failure, intellectual disability, behavioral disorders, progressive retinal dystrophy, hearing loss and ...


High Dose Oral Steroids in Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL) affects approximately 5 to 20 per 100,000 persons with spontaneous recovery seen in 32% to 65%. Many different treatments have been investigated in attempt to improve hearing outcomes, with oral corticosteroids having some success. Steroid regimens are highly variable, however, retrospective data has suggested greater ...


Evaluation of the Baha SoundArc in Pediatric Patients

Current Baha recipients that are using a Baha SoftBand will be recruited to be fitted with an alternative non-surgical option for using their Baha Sound Processor. The subjects will be tested with there existing Baha Sound Processor on the SoftBand and will then be fitted with the Baha SoundArc where ...

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Evaluation of the Benefits for Overall Health Following Cochlear Implant Treatment in the Elderly Population

The study is designed as an observational prospective repeated measures study with each subject acting as his/her own control. Subjects are evaluated subjectively at pre- and post-operative intervals that coincide with their routine visits to the clinic. Outcomes from routine practice and application of cochlear implant intervention are recorded through ...

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Reducing Childhood Hearing Loss in an Alaska Native Population Through a New School Screening and Referral Process That Utilizes Mobile Health and Telemedicine

Hearing loss is a common health problem in Alaska. Up to 75% of children growing up in Alaskan villages experience frequent ear infections, one of the major treatable causes of hearing loss. Children with even mild hearing loss face many challenges. These children often experience speech and language delays and ...

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Designing a Trial of Bilateral Cochlear Implantation in Adults

The study design comprises focus groups, online surveys, a trial design workshop, a manufacturer's forum, and a care pathway working group. Focus groups Two focus groups will be conducted to explore issues around the acceptability of the two-arm trial recommended by NICE. The recruitment strategy will target both individuals who ...

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Iowa Cochlear Implant Clinical Research Center Hybrid L24 and Standard Cochlear Implants in Profoundly Deaf Infants

The purpose of this feasibility study is to evaluate whether a Nucleus L24 and a FDA approved standard-length device in the contralateral ear can provide useful binaural hearing in pediatric subjects who have bilateral profound hearing loss, meeting the criteria for cochlear implantation. Unlike a conventional cochlear implant, the Nucleus ...

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