A new insight into hearing

A new insight into hearing

New research shows how a think layer in the cochlea helps humans pick out one voice among many. The findings could lead to better hearing aids. That’s great, but preventing hearing loss is better.

Good news for dog owners

Good news for dog owners

The FDA has approved a drug that helps to calm dogs that are afraid of fireworks and other loud noises. But instead of drugging our dogs, why not mandate quiet fireworks instead?

Hearing loss associated with depression

Hearing loss associated with depression

Yet another study links hearing loss with depression. Isn’t it time the government and medical community work together to stop noise-induced hearing loss?

Is noise pollution making you fat?

Is noise pollution making you fat?

Is noise pollution making you fat? Stress has been linked to obesity for many years, so why wouldn’t continuous noise from railways, roads, and aircraft be linked to obesity too?

WHO recommends quiet

WHO recommends quiet

The World Health Organization has just issued its new noise guidelines for Europe. Dr. Daniel Fink hopes the U.S. will follow Europe’s example and start dealing with noise, too.

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