hearing loss Stories
- A new study proves earplugs are effective in preventing hearing loss among attendees at music festivals.
- Earbuds are more likely to cause noise-induced hearing loss than headphones, but the real issue is decibel level and duration.
- Hearing loss is under-treated yet new generation hearing aids may help to lessen depression and anxiety while also improving mental functioning.
- Children with hearing loss due to a common middle ear infection show improvement when doctors use a nasal balloon to relieve pressure.
- Hearing loss is a common problem for older Hispanics, but overall, prevalence is no different than that of the general American population.
- Stanford scientists have overturned an old-school scientific model explaining the process of "adaptation" in relation to our ability to hear.
- French horn players face the greatest risk for hearing loss and damage among musicians, according to a new study.
- Hearing loss is partly a result of a degradation in the inner ear's hair cells, which are the first to encounter high frequencies as they pass through the ear.
In Discovering How Ear Cells Regenerate Themselves, Scientists Are One Step Closer To A Hearing Loss CureExperiments have isolated the two proteins used to regenerate the "tip link" cells in your ears — a finding that could be applied to those with hearing loss to improve hearing.
- Scientists build a cyborg ear that can hear radio waves.
- An exciting new study suggests that we may soon be able to roll back hearing loss, meaning that individuals will be able to hear better in the future.
- Aspirin is found in drugs like Bayer while ibuprofen is found in popular over-the-counter medications like Advil and Motrin and acetaminophen is found in Tylenol.