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DEAF, DUMB, AND BLIND. A man born deaf, dumb, and blind, is considered an idiot. (q.v.) 1 Bl. Com. 304; F. N. B. 233; 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 2111.

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The team hopes that as knowledge of gene editing grows - along with the results of this study to back up claims- doctors could reverse or even prevent deafness in humans too.
a leading veterinary researcher on deafness and professor of neuroscience at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine.
But the students with deafness are lagging far behind hearing students and other students with disabilities (visually impaired and physically handicapped) in academics (Gallaudet Research Institute, 2005; Stinson and Walter, 1997), social integration (WHO, 2013) and job placement (Blanchfield, Feldman, Dunbar, andGardner, 2001; MacLeod-Gallinger, 1992; Schreodel and Geyer, 2000).
The proband had a profound deafness but displayed normal bone conductive hearing at 250 Hz.
Unilateral deafness or single-sided deafness (SSD) is a condition where an individual has non-functional hearing in one ear and receives no clinical benefit from amplification in that ear, with the contralateral ear possessing normal audiometric function.
The high burden of deafness globally and in India is largely preventable and avoidable.
As the neuroma enlarges, the deafness will increase.
However, the mice with auditory neuropathy experienced the opposite outcome, showing accelerated progression of deafness following the diet.
In addition, the social isolation caused by deafness may speed up mental decline.
Aviva wants to work with the industry, Government and Regulator to make deafness claims quicker and simpler to settle.
With the exception of Ghana, [10] mutations in GJB2 (connexin 26) have not been shown to be a major contributor to deafness in sub-Sahara Africa.
The trifold focus of Esmail's book, which encompasses Victorian understandings of signed language, Victorian cultural constructions of deafness and the lived experiences and self-representations of deaf Victorians, allows the author to move seamlessly from the cultural to the literary, from the scientific to the personal and from the nuances of blindness to the wider picture of nineteenth-century society.