Latest Noise-induced hearing loss Stories

2011-09-02 07:00:00

According to a comprehensive research study conducted by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), today’s technically advanced, sleekly designed hearing aids are helping people with hearing loss

2011-07-27 10:45:00

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.

2011-07-16 18:32:00

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.

2011-06-28 00:00:31

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people to pack earplugs when heading out to this year’s 4th of July celebrations and is urging them to exercise safety whenever around fireworks. The single bang of a firecracker at close range can permanently damage hearing in an instant.

2011-06-08 21:06:00

INDIANAPOLIS, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- dB Logic today announced that an agreement has been reached with leading wireless phone and accessory store group Airport Wireless, to offer dB Logic's premium line of superior sound pressure level limiting HP-100 headphones and EP-100 earphones.

2011-06-06 11:15:00

SEATTLE, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sound Pharmaceuticals (SPI) will begin recruiting a new clinical trial testing the oral drug SPI-1005 to prevent the hearing loss induced by loud music. Exposure to loud music or noise can induce temporary and permanent auditory threshold shifts (TTS or PTS).

2011-05-25 07:25:00

WEST ORANGE, N.J., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The roar of a jet, the blare of a siren and even the blast of music from radios and media players are putting people of all ages - from toddlers to seniors - at risk for developing Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).

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