The importance of sound in eating cannot be underestimated. Click for a fascinating discussion about the effect of sound on taste.
New Yorker writer Amanda Petrusich is worried about her ears–you should be worried, too, as 25% of Americans have noise-induced hearing loss.
Noise is causing hearing loss in traffic police in India, and more. What can be done? Katmandu banned car horns and is better off for it.
The BBC reports the London Underground noise could damage hearing, as many lines reach noise levels greater than 105 decibels.
by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This article reports yet another promising lead for repairing hearing loss from research done at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Sea anemones can repair hair cells on their tentacles that respond to vibration....
Can you get tinnitus from clubbing? Dr. Dan Fink got it from a one-time exposure and he says this simple rule will protect your ears.
Gene therapy is great, but can anyone afford it? Dr. Daniel Fink suggests a cheaper option for dealing with hearing loss: prevent it first!
Prof. Rick Neitzel views noise as an invisible threat. Click to learn more about his study of noise pollution exposure and health outcomes.