Latest Noise-induced hearing loss Stories
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine report they have found new clues that may help scientists understand the genetic causes of deafness.
Nine out of 10 city dwellers may have enough harmful noise exposure to risk hearing loss, and most of that exposure comes from leisure activities.
Say what?! You heard right, nearly a fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss so severe, it may make communication difficult. The findings suggest that many more people than previously thought are affected by this condition.
According to a comprehensive research study conducted by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), todayâ€™s technically advanced, sleekly designed hearing aids are helping people with hearing loss
ROSWELL, Ga., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In a survey released today by Kimberly-Clark Professional, 89 percent of safety professionals said they had observed workers not wearing safety equipment when they should have been. Twenty-nine percent said this had happened on numerous occasions.
CHICAGO, July 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Concerned about the potential risk of noise-induced hearing loss that can occur from listening to headphones at high volumes for extended periods of time, members of the American Osteopathic Association's (AOA) House of Delegates voted today that the AOA should advocate for manufacturers to include information about the hazards of unsafe volume levels on or within the product packaging.
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