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Prevalence of Hearing Loss in Teachers of Singing and Voice Students. - PubMed

OBJECTIVES:<p>Singers and voice teachers are exposed to a range of noise levels during a normal working day. This study aimed to assess the hearing …

How hearing loss can change the way nerve cells are wired

A microscope image shows nerve cells that relay information from the ear to the brain in mice. A new study shows that these cells alter their …

Canadian mHealth Project Uses iPads for School Hearing Tests

November 28, 2016 - Elementary schools in three Canadian cities will soon conduct hearing tests with an iPad, thanks to an mHealth program launched …

mHealth

Hearing Aids

<i>Editor's Note: This article was the winning submission for the Audiology Online (www.audiologyonline.com) contest sponsored by Rayovac Ultra Pro</i> …

New study shows correlation between hearing loss and premature births

The results of an important new study could help reduce low birth weight and premature births among women with hearing loss.

Research

Fire Safety: "Can You Hear Me Now?": Creating Controls to Avoid Hearing Loss

At some point, your career and time volunteering will go away, but your hearing should not, writes P.J. Norwood and Frank Ricci.

Hearing Loss

Is hearing loss in the military preventable?

NORFOLK, Va. (WVEC) -- The price military members pay to be better soldiers often is their auditory health.<p>Hearing damage, while invisible, affects …

Study links changes in the brain to age-related hearing loss

Bethesda, MD – Declining speech-processing abilities in the brain may contribute to hearing loss in older adults, according to a recent study from …

Sounding the alarm: ENTs warn diabetes can lead to hearing loss

Email Comments Print<p>It is widely known that part of managing diabetes means keeping tabs on related complications that affect eyesight, the feet, …

Brand-new cochlear implant technology born from frictional electricity

DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi(Department of Robotics Engineering) and his research team developed the world's first artificial basilar membrane that …

Ear Damage Can Exist

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More than 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. That is more than four times the amount of people who live in New York City. …

Hearing Loss

Preterm, low-birth-weight babies more likely for women with hearing loss

Pregnant women with hearing loss may be more likely to give birth prematurely or have low-birth-weight babies. This is the conclusion of new research …

Zika Causes Deafness In About 6 Percent Of Cases

A new complication for the babies of women infected during pregnancy.<p>A study in Brazil of 70 babies whose mothers had confirmed Zika infections found that nearly 6 percent had hearing loss, adding a new complication to the list of ills the virus can cause when women are infected during …

Shhh! America’s Most Common Workplace Injury Is Hearing Loss

Eight years ago, Jeff Ammon, now 55, began noticing a feeling of pressure in his ears every day after work.<p>Over the next months, when his symptoms …

Bulging ear drums and hearing loss: Aboriginal kids have the highest otitis media rates in the world

<i>This article is one in our three-part series on blinding, deafening and sometimes deadly conditions in Indigenous Australian children that have</i> …

Hearing Loss Rapidly Accelerates Over the Age of 90

"There is urgency to increase hearing aid use among the older population because untreated hearing loss is associated with higher risks for social …

Biomedicine

Can You Hear Me Now? Detecting Hidden Hearing Loss in Young People

Even during the simple act of commuting to work, we can’t escape the ubiquitous noise that invades our lives: Traffic rumbling down the street, a …

Can't hear in noisy places? It's a real medical condition

Many people have trouble understanding conversations in noisy situations. Scientists are beginning to understand why.<p>The problem is sometimes called “hidden hearing loss”: Standard hearing tests don’t measure it, and sufferers are often told their hearing is normal. But the distress they feel …

Samantha Bee Highlights Trump Campaign's 'Hearing Loss Epidemic'

It's contagious in the wrong places.<p>Samantha Bee’s “Full Frontal” doesn’t air again until its new temporary time slot on Wednesday, but the show couldn’t wait to skewer its favorite target.<p>A funny “Frontal” tweet on Tuesday illustrated how GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump and his campaign seem …

These cochlear implants can break the silence for people with hearing loss

Allyson Sisler-Dinwiddie took her first hearing test as a young girl and walked out of the doctor’s office with hearing aids. But she never thought she would end up completely deaf — until 2004, when a car accident following her first year of graduate school accelerated her hearing loss. Six months …

What is temporary hearing loss? Officer Betty Shelby's defense raises questions.

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has said she didn't know her backup had arrived when she shot and killed Terence Crutcher, a 40-year-old unarmed …

People With Hearing Loss Have More Vivid Dreams

It’s often thought that when one sensory modality is weakened, the other senses become more attuned to compensate. For example, someone with …

The Brain