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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The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is highlighting the connection between diabetes and hearing health and is urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Testand the Across America Hearing Check Challenge on American Diabetes Association Alert Day℠.
Singer, performer, and music legend Phil Collins has announced that he will be leaving the music scene due to health problems, including hearing loss.
Some causes of temporary hearing loss can be resolved with simple hearing loss treatments.
Listening to music via portable music players at high volumes may impact the ear's ability to discriminate sounds, even though typical hearing test results are normal.
New evidence indicates that hearing loss affects over 60% of Americans over the age of 70.
The National Association for Music Education, 75,000 members strong, is the newest sponsor of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association's (ASHA) Listen to Your Buds (LTYB) campaign which educates children about how to use personal audio technology safely.
Researchers found that hearing loss in middle-aged adults is associated with being male, having a noisy job, and having certain cardiovascular disease risk factors.
There are many causes of temporary hearing loss, including noise exposure, ear wax, and middle ear infections.
People with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in salary and wages annually, depending on their degree of hearing loss, according to the latest national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI).
Certain combinations of drugs have been found to be effective in protecting against permanent noise-induced hearing loss, even at lower dosages.
New research findings suggest that auditory neuropathy is not actually due to loss of neurons, as the name implies, but to loss of the inner ear sensory cells that drive them.
New research on glucocorticoids show they may help improve hearing but don't seem to be acting on inflammation, leading researchers towards new hearing loss treatments possibilities.
Nearly 70 genes in our DNA have been identified as causes for hereditary hearing loss so far, and many more gene candidates continue to be investigated.
New research indicates older adults with hearing loss appear more likely to develop dementia and their risk increases as hearing loss becomes more severe.
The recent televised ABC experiment regarding discrimination against deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals provides an opportunity to educate prospective employers and human resource professionals about the potential that deaf and hard-of-hearing employees have.
Hearing loss comes in many different forms and requires varying treatments, depending on its type and severity. It is important to find the best path for your hearing and the health of your ears.
New research has confirmed that prolonged exposure to road noise and wind buffeting while riding in top-down convertibles can cause hearing damage.
Your hearing test will be graphed on something called an audiogram, which demonstrates your hearing sensitivity for different pitches and volumes.
Incidence of child abuse is more than 25% higher among hearing impaired children, when compared to children with normal hearing.
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is educating the hearing health community about heart disease and its connection to hearing loss during February, American Heart Month.
Regardless of gender and the number of cigarettes smoked per day, nicotine seems to cause a reduction in the blood supply to the smokers' cochlea, thereby affecting hearing.
Scientists have identified a protein responsible for protecting the ear from age related hearing loss and could provide a new target for anti-aging drug therapies.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is reminding the public about the potential risks of hearing damage and a negative impact on communication development that can happen from the misuse or overuse of various types of devices.
Research reveals that households with secondhand smoke, children between 12 and 17 are almost twice as likely to have recurrent ear infections as compared to adolescents who live in a smoke-free environment.
Many studies have shown that hearing loss, especially untreated hearing loss, can have a negative impact on the quality of life; everything from relationships with friends and loved ones, to earning power on the job.
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