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2011-02-22 11:40:00

Hearing tests in more than 2,800 adults between the ages of 21 to 84 concluded that one in seven had lost some degree of hearing, and as expected, the rate of hearing loss increased with age.

2011-02-22 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a developer of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the ear, today announced positive results for the company's lead product candidate, OTO-104, in multiple preclinical models of hearing loss.

2011-02-10 02:01:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- dB Logic today announced the shipping of its no-battery-required, ultra-low distortion sound pressure level limiting EP-100 earphones for teens and adults.

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2010-12-28 08:55:00

While boys have traditionally been more likely to suffer from noise-induced hearing loss, a study set to be published in the January issue of the journal Pediatrics suggests that teenage girls are rapidly closing the gap.

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2010-09-20 21:53:50

Research shows hearing loss percentage is much smaller due to limitations in the precision of hearing tests.

2010-08-04 11:22:00

SAN FRANCISCO, August 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensear, world leader in the development and manufacture of high noise communication headsets, today announced the completion of a private funding round, supported by existing shareholders, totalling AUD$7.1 million.

2010-07-19 10:20:00

SMITHFIELD, R.I., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Free seminars focusing on the increasing critical importance - and rapidly changing regulatory environment -- of occupational Hearing Conservation Programs will be held for employers in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September. "The 'HearForever(TM): Best Practices in Hearing Conservation,' seminars will address an expanding range of need-to-know topics for employers ranging from implementing an effective occupational Hearing...

2010-07-01 13:53:48

Researchers from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats.

2010-07-01 10:18:00

NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deafness Research Foundation (DRF), the leading national source of private funding for research in hearing and balance science, announced today that Andrea Boidman has been unanimously promoted to Executive Director.

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2010-06-22 07:40:00

Portable media players associated with short-term hearing effects.


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sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
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