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About 60 percent of US children are exposed to secondhand smoke (SHS). Exposure to SHS is associated with increased risk of hearing loss among adolescents, according to this study.
Exposure to secondhand smoke is associated with a heightened risk of hearing loss among teenagers, researchers report in the July issue Archives of Otolaryngology.
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is urging people to pack earplugs when heading out to this yearâ€™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.
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).
SAN DIEGO, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced the appointment of Gerald Wroblewski as the company's chief operations officer. Mr.
Direct injection of steroids into the middle ear for the treatment of sudden deafness was shown to be no more or less effective than oral steroids in restoring hearing levels in a large comparison study of patients.
Hundreds of cases of sudden hearing loss in men from around the world may be linked to use of Viagra and similar impotence drugs.
SAN DIEGO, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced positive data from a Phase 1b study of the company's lead product candidate, OTO-104, in patients with Meniere's disease.