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?
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?
Protect your heart, protect your hearing? Dr. Daniel Fink tells us about an article that reports on a correlation between heart health and hearing loss.
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.