Latest Hearing Health News

July 22, 2020

Ear Infections Discovered in Remains from 15,000 Years Ago

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have discovered evidence of ear infections in the skull remains of humans living in the...
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July 22, 2020 / Hearing

Humans’ Ears Perk at Interesting Sounds Like Animals

Many animals, including dogs, cats and various species of monkeys, will move their ears to better focus their attention on...
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June 11, 2020

What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

It can be frustrating for people who struggle to hear everyday sounds and conversations to undergo a hearing test and...
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June 10, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss Linked to Gene Mutations

Mutations in the TGFBR1 gene, the underlying cause of some cases of vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (vEDS), may lead to hearing loss by preventing the...
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May 19, 2020

Research Examines Impacts of Auditory Processing Disorder

The recommended practices for diagnosis and intervention for central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) are dynamic, undergoing review and refinement as...
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May 11, 2020

How Does Hearing Loss Impact the Brain?

Daniela Beckmann, Mirko Feldmann, Olena Shchyglo and Professor Denise Manahan-Vaughan from the Department of Neurophysiology of the Medical Faculty worked...
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April 20, 2020

Hormone Replacement Could Increase Hearing Loss Risk

The World Health Organization (WHO) define hearing loss as the inability to hear sounds of 25 decibels or under in speech. This often...
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April 20, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Study Examines Drug that Blocks Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Loud noise can damage the inner ear and cause hearing loss. Studying mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine...
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April 7, 2020

New Data Helps Uncover Issues Present with Hearing Loss

The young man, a military veteran, had a history of significant noise exposure and limited use of hearing protection. “He...
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March 24, 2020

Study Shows Occupational Hearing Hazards Preventable with Protection

A recent study published by the American Journal of Industrial Medicine is the first to examine hearing loss prevalence by industry within the...
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