Kristen Fischer

Health Writer

Kristen Fischer is a copywriter and journalist from New Jersey. She is the author of "Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids." Learn more about Kristen

Latest Trial Underway for Hearing Restoration Drug FX-322

Frequency Therapeutics is currently conducting a Phase 2b trial to see if a new drug candidate can restore hearing in people who experience...

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Jabra’s New Hearing Aid: What Does the Future Hold?

On January 19th, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the way for Jabra to sell its new Enhance Plus™ earbud as a self-fitting hearing aid.

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People With Hearing Loss May Overestimate Ability to Balance

New research indicates that people with hearing loss may not be able to correctly identify their own balance issues.

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How to Find a Good Audiologist

Finding a good audiologist can be a real challenge. Check out our list of audiologist search tools, and learn more about the differences in...

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New Research: Scientists Identify Otosclerosis Gene

Researchers say they’ve pinpointed the first gene linked to otosclerosis, a common cause of hearing loss in adults that impacts three million...

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Mouse Hearing Loss Reversal Technique To Be Tried in Humans

The technique, which was developed at Boston Children’s Hospital, involved replacing the mutated protein stereocilin in the inner ear of mice. It...

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