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Hearing loss

You can suffer from permanent or temporary hearing loss. Learn more about the signs of hearing loss, hearing loss, why you may be suffering from hearing loss, hearing tests and prevention.

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Hearing loss prevention

Some hearing loss may be permanent but there are ways to prevent hearing loss and permanent damage to your ears. Learn more.

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Cochlear implant

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that stimulate the hearing nerve to provide sounds directly to the brain. They are designed to improve hearing.

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How to make a phone call when you're deaf or can't speak

One in 6 Australians has some hearing loss, while others have a speech impairment. The National Relay Service allows all people to communicate by phone.

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Deafness

Deafness is the complete loss of hearing. If you, or someone you know, is deaf, this page may help with information about living with deafness, the deaf community, sign language and more.

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Guide dogs

Guide dogs, also called seeing eye dogs, are animals trained to help people who are blind or visually impaired to travel safely.

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Assistance dogs

Assistance dogs, also called service dogs, are animals trained to help people who are living with physical disabilities to move around and do everyday activities.

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Is 'baby brain' real?

Researchers at Deakin University who investigated 'baby brain' found that cognitive function and memory are affected in the third trimester of pregnancy.

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Alzheimer's disease symptoms

No two cases of Alzheimer's disease are ever the same because different people react in different ways to the condition. Learn more about signs and symptoms.

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Calling triple zero (000)

Triple zero (000) is the number to call for ambulance, police or fire services in an emergency. Only call 000 if the situation is serious and urgent.

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