A new drug may prevent hearing loss after noise exposure, but how the drug researchers determined the drug’s efficacy may be disturbing.
When is “good news” bad news? When the press reports uncritically, leaving the public to believe that earbud and headphone use by children is perfectly fine.
The Lancet reports that treating hearing loss may help prevent dementia. So why isn’t the prevention of hearing loss a top public health goal?
There’s a new explanation for why older people can’t hear in noisy environments-recent research suggests that there may be a brain or central processing problem.
Can fireworks hurt babies’ ears? “Absolutely,” says Cat Bowen, who is deaf and has a daughter who is hard of hearing. Click here to learn how Bowen protects her children’s hearing.
A gene may hold the key to hearing recovery and may explain why noise exposure makes some people deaf but not others.