Music festival noise stresses out research fish at Univ. of Miami lab. Dr. Daniel Fink asks if the noise is causing measurable stress to fish, what’s it doing to humans?
Another drug trial to prevent noise-induced hearing loss. Great news for people who can’t avoid loud noise, but for the rest of us prevention is the better option.
New technology may help the hard of hearing by providing automatic captioning of live conversations on smart phones. That’s great, but preserving natural hearing is better.
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.
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?
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?