The latest information on hearing loss for individuals who are experiencing loss of hearing, looking for hearing health information for their loved ones, or just desire to learn more about hearing loss to make the right hearing health decisions.
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Study shows deaf individuals are almost twice as likely to suffer from mental health problems. Deaf patients report fear, mistrust and frustration with health care services.
Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards presented at 37th Annual Hearing Conservation Conference in New Orleans. Colgate-Palmolive, 3M and Bechtel National all recognized.
Sensorineural hearing loss affects the cochlea or the hearing nerve. It has many causes, but typically hearing aids are the only treatment option.
Healthy Hearing releases five free guides to provide individuals with more information on hearing loss.This guide focuses on hearing loss and treatment options.
Dr. Paul Teal with the School of Engineering and Computer Science is conducting an investigation whether new technologies can be used to more accurately and easily test for hearing loss.
Sainte-Justine University Hospital Centre practices revolutionary new surgery to help repair perforated or ruptured eardrums.
House Research Institute provides five tips to keep your hearing healthy in 2012, particularly those in the music industry
Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit conducts study finding link between diabetes and hearing loss in women.
Despite the increase in noise-induced hearing loss in teenagers, a recent poll reveals most parents do not believe their children are at risk for hearing damage and have not spoken with them about it.
Each year, the Sight and Hearing Association publishes a list of noisy toys, which emit sound levels in excess of 120 dB. Learn more about how to protect your children.
During the holidays, people with hearing loss often recognize that they aren't able to hear the sounds of family and friends. Sometimes, this hearing loss is due to noise exposure and is preventable.
Though the cause is often unknown, sudden hearing loss can be a result of viral infections, inner ear trauma, and other factors.
In the first national research study of its kind, researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have found that a fifth of all Americans over the age of 12 have significant hearing loss.
A new study indicates that college students, males, and non-White individuals may be at risk for hearing loss as a result of listening to their iPods and mp3 players at higher volumes.
Untreated hearing loss in patients with Alzheimer's Disease can cause an added strain on patients and their caregivers. In many cases, hearing aids can benefit people with Alzheimer's.
Although sometimes people talk about hearing loss in terms of percentage, it is not an appropriate or meaningful measure of hearing loss.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) will sponsor USO San Diego's 20th Annual Holiday Concert, an event for local military families and San Diegans. The event will encourage safe listening and hearing protection.
We have reviewed the best phone apps designed to check for signs of hearing loss. This review discusses several that are currently available for iPhone and Android.
We have reviewed the best phone apps to help you measure noise levels in your environment and protect your hearing from damage.
Researchers have developed an antibiotic pellet that promises to be an effective treatment for ear infections. Ear infection symptoms in children include hearing loss and problems with speech development and difficulties in school.
Researchers at the University of Bath have analyzed the way motorcycle helmets affect the wind noise that reaches a rider's ears. This research should lead to better helmets that help protect riders from hearing loss.
Many different conditions can cause hearing loss and an appropriate hearing loss treatment often depends on its cause.
At its most recent meeting, the American Osteopathic Association decided to advocate for headphone manufacturers to include information about the dangers of high volume levels on their product packaging. Listening to headphones at high levels has been found to cause hearing loss in children and teens.
New research from NYU Langone Medical Center has found that teens exposed to secondhand smoke displayed higher incidence of hearing loss. Over 80% of these teens did not know they had hearing loss, and most teens do not receive routine hearing screenings.
A hearing test is the first step in determining if you have hearing loss or need hearing aids. It is a quick, painless, and non-invasive test performed by an audiologist or hearing aid dispenser.
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