Rock n roll is as subtle as a sledgehammer (great song by Peter Gabriel, of course). Its music thats meant to be played LOUD. REALLY, REALLY LOUD. And its been that way since...
Tinnitus is the term for the perception of sound when no external sound is present. It is often referred...
I am a saxophonist and composer with hearing loss and heard that Bill Clinton's hearing loss was from playing the saxophone, not from the blowing but because of the volume, (noise induced hearing loss). Another article I read said there is concern that b
For most people in the U.S., the beginning of November marks the holiday season, where the weather is chill and the days are shorter.
New study on mice shows how sensory hair cells can help protect ears from age-related and noise-induced hearing loss.
Nearly 30 million people in the U.S. per year are exposed to hazardous noise in the workplace. Today, it's the second most common self-reported workplace injury.
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 was a paramount movement for workers in the U.S. as it established clear guidelines, standard protections and safety regulations for employers to follow to keep employees safe in the workplace.
Today's teenagers have worse hearing than those of generations past. One in five teens has already lost some hearing and the problem has increased substantially in recent years. A leading hearing loss cause among teens is MP3 players and iPods played beyond recommended sound limits.
Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. Take this October, National Protect Your Hearing Month, to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Get out in your community and get talking!
Because hearing aids are essentially amplifiers of sound, there's a dog-eared myth that hearing aids boost volume of all sounds that reach the hearing aid and you hear all sounds equally loud. And myth it is.
A recent Danish study reveals that traffic noise increases the likelihood of having a stroke in people over 65.
Certain combinations of drugs have been found to be effective in protecting against permanent noise-induced hearing loss, even at lower dosages.
Singer, performer, and music legend Phil Collins has announced that he will be leaving the music scene due to health problems, including hearing loss.
A new study shows that our brains are wired so we can better hear ourselves speak. The findings may be helpful in better understanding some aspects of auditory hallucinations, such as those experienced by people who suffer from schizophrenia.
Are there laws or public safety recommendations regarding acceptable noise volume in public movie theaters?
The noise levels in many restaurants reach the threshold of pain, creating a din that can reach sound pressure levels produced by a jet engine. Restaurant owners are looking for ways to keep diners coming in while they keep background sounds down in the comfort zone.
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.
You didn't think that food and hearing loss treatment could belong in the same sentence, but did you know that fish oils provide hearing loss protection?
30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise pollution everyday. Protect yourself from major hearing loss causes.
When your ears are exposed to loud noises, our body chemistry actually changes to try to protect our ears, similar to the fight-or-flight response.