Could noise be a risk factor for hypertension? Dr. Daniel Fink looks at a Chinese study that suggests the answer is yes, mirroring U.S. studies also showing a correlation.
Another treatment is being trialed for tinnitus. Great news for those who suffer, but we should also focus attention on preventing tinnitus in the first place by avoiding loud noise.
Research shows there is a genetic susceptibility to hearing loss from noise exposure. Whether you are more susceptible or not, there’s an easy way to avoid NIHL—avoid loud noise.
A Harvard Medical School report says that unilateral hearing loss may affect brain processing of sound, and recommends treatment to prevent neural deficits.
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.
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?