Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Pain killers may cause deafness | Tributes for campaigner | Deaf man assaulted for standing on toe

Posted on September 21, 2012

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Pain killers may make women go deaf, study says

When most hearing people take a headache tablet, they’re simply hoping to ease the pain that might have been caused by a stressful day, or a hangover. However, a new study says that the tablets will not only make the pain go away – it could make them deaf, too.

Deaf man attacked in pub for standing on toe

We’ve all stood on someone’s toe by accident, but spare a thought for the deaf man from Preston who stood on a woman’s toes as he stood at a bar, and was violently assaulted as a result.

Tributes paid to deaf campaigner

A deaf woman who campaigned for the rights of deaf and disabled people in education has died, leaving the town of Darlington in mourning.

Famous drummer visits deaf school in Brighton

Children at Hamilton Lodge Deaf School were visited by the drummer from one of the most famous bands of the 1990s last week, when a member of the band Blur, Dave Rountree, played along to some of his most famous songs with them.

Remark! Community Play Scheme- Summer 2012

Remark! Community had a busy summer with East London and Deaf Self play schemes, running throughout the summer.

Remark! Community launches sixth Lunch Club

Birmingham’s Selly Oak Methodist Church has become the latest venue forRemark Community’s Lunch Club enterprise, making it the sixth club they have launched in the UK in the space of only two years.

Remark! new BSL Breakfast Club
At Remark! we have recently had our first ever BSL Level 1 Breakfast club, which was a huge hit with the students.

Scientists use stem cell treatment to make deaf gerbils hear

In a ground-breaking scientific breakthrough, scientists have used stem cells to make deaf gerbils hear again.

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