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Scientifically speaking...

Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2017 by Heloise Heau
Mike Bowl is a Senior Investigator Scientist at the Medical Research Council’s Harwell Institute in Oxfordshire. We are funding his research into genes involved in hearing loss.


The Consumer Electronics Show 2017 - the latest in hearing technology

Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2017 by Heloise Heau
Kevin Taylor is our Product Technologist – last month, he attended the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, to find out about how new technology could benefit people who are deaf, have tinnitus or hearing loss.

How hearing loss led Megan to volunteer

Posted on: Friday, February 10, 2017 by Heloise Heau
megan gibbsMegan joined Action on Hearing Loss as a volunteer in summer 2016.  She tells us about her hearing loss and how volunteering has helped during a difficult period in her life.


Research to silence tinnitus

Posted on: Friday, February 3, 2017 by Heloise Heau

Photo of Tracey PollardAlthough there are practical steps people can take to manage their tinnitus, there are currently no medicines on the market specifically approved to treat tinnitus. Tracey Pollard, from our Biomedical Research team, updates us on progress in tinnitus research and how this knowledge is being used to develop new treatments.

"I am ready to live my dream and bring back a medal for my country from the Deaflympics"

Posted on: Friday, February 3, 2017 by Heloise Heau

Hammer thrower Bethan LishmanBethan Lishman is a Great Britain hammer thrower with hearing loss who has been selected to compete for The Deaflympics GB team this summer. Despite having undergone spinal surgery in 2014, she kept her dreamt to compete for her country - but to be able to participate in the Deaflympics she needs your help. Read her remarkable story below.