Dr. Michael Wilkes gives an overview on the impact of hearing loss, how hearing loss leads to social isolation, and why hearing aids are out of reach for most people who need them.
The NIDCD has appointed a new director. Click to learn more about the new director, Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., who began her career as an audiologist.
Does chocolate prevent hearing loss? No, we aren’t that lucky. But do you know what will prevent hearing loss? Avoiding loud noise.
What’s the best ear plug? There are so many to consider, but in the end Dr. Daniel Fink says the best ear plug is the one that you will wear.
San Jose tacked two noise problems in one meeting—leaf blowers and train noise—showing that tackling noise is an important government function.
A recent report finds that 600,000 Finns, 10% of the population, are affected by traffic noise. The cold temps require well-insulated houses, so Finns can enjoy some quiet part of the year.
Finnish researchers report on a promising, though preliminary treatment for severe tinnitus: trans-cranial magnetic stimulation.
Another one bites the dust: Mark McGrath, Sugar Ray vocalists, joins other rockers suffering from hearing loss. Musicians must use earplugs to preserve hearing!