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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A recent study has shown that the presence of chemical contaminants can interact with noise and modify the way in which work-related "deafness" – which is increasingly common among young people – manifests itself.
A patient suffered from vertigo and severe hearing loss after a cotton swab perforated her eardrum and damaged her inner ear. Henry Ford Hospital successfully alleviated her vertigo and restored her hearing – an extremely rare occurrence.
The Ida Institute has created a video and educational cartoon card targeted at young people listening to loud music. The project hopes to increase awareness among teens that loud music can lead to permanent hearing loss and encourages them to turn the volume down.
New research shows that fewer than 20 percent of teenagers in the United States have a hearing loss as a result of exposure to loud sounds, thus offering a different analysis of data reported earlier this year.
CASLPA members provide early hearing screening and communication development programs focus on providing intervention, by six months of age, in order to maximize the development of language and literacy skills during the critical period of birth to 2 years.
Noise is the most widespread form of pollution we have and noise affects the entire body including blood pressure, drug side effects, heartbeat, breathing, digestion and more.
A new study has found disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections. Frequent ear infections plague white children and children living below the poverty level more than children of other racial or ethnic backrounds or income levels.
A new study suggests that regular use of analgesics such as aspirin, Tylenol and Advil along with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by men under the age of 60 could be ototoxic, which means they could cause hearing loss.
New research shows that hearing loss among U.S. teens is up 30% and more than 70% when just mild or worse cases of hearing loss are considered. ASHA encourages the public to follow the hearing safety tips listed on its 'Listen To Your Buds' website which teaches young children how to use personal audio technology safely.
Research funded by hearing loss charity RNID has discovered a drug which repairs hearing after damage caused by loud noise. If treated with a compound called 'ADAC' after noise damage, hearing recovered substantially.
A little known phenomenon related to the low frequency sound generated by wind power turbines is making some scientists challenge the common wisdom that what we can’t hear won’t hurt us.
New Kid on the Block Joe McIntyre will receive the Annie Glenn Award and is featured a new podcast by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). McIntyre explains why he views his son Rhys’ hearing loss as a blessing and why he values the professionals who treat his child on a weekly basis.
Hearing Tests are painless, noninvasive and can quickly identify if you have hearing loss. If you answer Yes to any of the following hearing loss symptoms, you should get a hearing test.
New data reveals that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. teenagers has increased 31 percent, with 1 in 5 adolescents experiencing hearing loss.
These free employer seminars will address implementing an effective occupational Hearing Conservation Programs to the impact of the changes to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). To be held in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.
A recent study revealed that Baby Boomers are still hearing well and longer than their parents did. These results suggest that hearing loss is not a normal part of aging and there are things that we can do to delay hearing loss.
A recent study concludes that portable media players are potential causes hearing problems and hearing damage.
New technique uses high-frequency sound to more realistically measure properties of the inner ear at acoustic frequencies similar to those of human hearing.
A new study suggests that fish oil and omega 3 may prevent or delay the development of age related hearing loss.
The Hazardous Product Act currently bans toys emitting noise levels exceeding 100 decibels. With a toy that emits 100 decibels of sound, children run the risk of causing irreparable hearing damage during the normal course of play.
The Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) is the newest sponsor of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Listen to Your Buds (LTYB) campaign, which educates children about proper usage of personal audio technology.
A genetic modifier in Usher Syndrome (USH) explains variability in hearing loss and will lead to better diagnosis in the future.
A high intake of foods & supplements high in folates can produce a 20 percent decrease in risk of developing hearing loss with age.
Elementary Students’ Drawings Encourage Hearing Loss Prevention
Infants with hearing loss placed into early intervention programs by the age of 6 months perform significantly better on school and language measures. A simple, non-invasive and inexpensive test can identify hearing loss in newborns.
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