A Taiwanese study reports an association between hearing loss and dementia, mirroring similar studies in the U.S. Avoiding loud noise may preserve a lot more than your hearing.
A recent animal study may shed light on human hearing issues: noise-induced hearing loss in chincillas shows changes in nerve processing of auditory signals.
The hearing loss space is starting to attract investment after four decades of inaction, and a Columbia U. project shows us the focus is on the brain’s role in hearing loss.
A recent study urges the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss as research shows noise-induced hearing loss has worse effects on hearing than age-related metabolic loss.
Do hand dryers hurt kids’ hearing? This 13-year old says “yes!” And she has the paper to prove it—her own, which was published by the Canadian Paediatric Society.
Can acoustic metamaterials rescue your hearing? Maybe 20 years from now, but we don’t have to rely on some future discovery to protect hearing, we can do it now—wear ear protection to protect against loud sound.