Latest Noise-induced hearing loss Stories

White Noise Makers Help Babies Sleep, But May Damage Their Hearing
2014-03-03 11:21:28

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Putting your baby to sleep by using a sleep machine could be harming your child, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics. Researchers at the Hospital for Sick Children in Canada tested how sleep machines are affecting children. Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, the team found that if...

2014-02-18 08:32:36

SEATTLE, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) has submitted a scientific abstract for presentation at the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Annual Meeting in Orlando FL. The Phase 2 clinical trial enrolled 83 subjects with normal hearing or slight hearing loss in an iPod(®) music protocol that induces a slight but temporary hearing loss or threshold shift (TTS). Subjects were randomized in a double-blinded manner to either placebo or three...

2014-01-06 23:02:43

ASHA campaign spreads important health message in Las Vegas. (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Amid the fever-pitch buzz surrounding the newest, most innovative technologies on display at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, the award-winning Listen To Your Buds campaign of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is spreading an important health message that all parents and kids need to hear. As iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets; smart...

2013-10-30 23:34:50

Following on the heels of October’s ‘National Protect your Hearing Month’ – for November, Audiology Associates (http://www.audiologyassociates-sr.com/) and Dr. Peter Marincovich shares guidelines for protecting your hearing and provide tips on how to ensure you receive the latest and individualized communication needs assessment. Northern California (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 As part of National Protect Your Hearing Month, Dr. Peter Marincovich stresses three components to...

2013-09-18 13:04:19

Suggests the potential for future molecular approaches, which may include gene therapy or medicine, to treat hearing loss Researchers from the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have created a new mouse model in which by expressing a gene in the inner ear hair cells -- the sensory cells that detect sound and sense balance -- protects the mice from age-related hearing loss (ARHL) and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the two most common...

Study Shows Fruit Fly Ideal Model To Study Hearing Loss In People
2013-09-03 08:05:09

University of Iowa If your attendance at too many rock concerts has impaired your hearing, listen up. University of Iowa researchers say that the common fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, is an ideal model to study hearing loss in humans caused by loud noise. The reason: The molecular underpinnings to its hearing are roughly the same as with people. As a result, scientists may choose to use the fruit fly to quicken the pace of research into the cause of noise-induced hearing loss...

2013-08-14 23:24:27

Four hearing centers go above and beyond to reach out the the community around them. (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 Healthy Hearing is an informative website providing articles, news pieces, studies and an extensive directory of more than 4,700 independent hearing clinics complete with reviews from real patients. In addition to informative articles and help pages, Healthy Hearing interviews hearing centers across the United States to deliver additional information on local clinicians and...

2013-07-24 23:18:25

Announcement Made as New School Opens in Philadelphia Area Rockville, MD (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Bach to Rock (B2R) music school that will foster hearing protection education in its growing network of schools. The ASHA-provided information is for teachers and includes materials about the importance of hearing protection, the impact of noise-induced hearing loss on children and musicians, and...

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