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November 5, 2021

Understanding the Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

Experiencing hearing loss is a sign of aging that too many people ignore. Now, studies are showing that disregarding hearing loss symptoms can increase the risk of dementia. 
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November 5, 2021

Researchers Delve Deeper Into Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

These days, an increased number of people are experiencing noise-induced hearing loss as a result of explosions, concerts, heavy machinery, or other loud sounds. Scientists continue to work to uncover what actually causes this type of hearing loss so they can combat it.  
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November 5, 2021

New Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Virus Could Impact Inner Ear

Many Covid-19 patients have reported symptoms affecting the ears, including hearing loss and tinnitus. Dizziness and balance problems can also...
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November 5, 2021

Researchers Link Rare Genetic Hearing Loss to Infertility

A team of researchers has identified a common link between Perrault syndrome, a rare genetic condition resulting in hearing loss...
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October 15, 2021

Nearly Half of Workers Exposed to Dangerous Noise Levels

A new NIOSH study estimates that more than one-half of noise-exposed workers did not use hearing protection “always” or “usually”...
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October 15, 2021

Study Shows Link Between NIHL & High Blood Pressure

A recent study investigated the relationship between occupational noise-induced hearing loss and blood pressure. The authors conclude that chronic noise...
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October 15, 2021

Study Shows Antidepressants May Worsen Tinnitus

People with tinnitus may experience a worsening of the condition if they are being treated with selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a...
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September 21, 2021

When to Visit an ENT vs Audiologist

Dealing with hearing issues is hard enough without trying to figure out which doctor to visit. It can be overwhelming,...
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September 14, 2021

Sound and Silence Combo May Slow Permanent Hearing Loss

Their new study finds intermittent broadband sound played over an extended period of time preserved sensory cells in the ear,...
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September 14, 2021

Study Shows New Genetic Cause of Hearing Loss

A gene called GAS2 plays a key role in normal hearing, and its absence causes severe hearing loss, according to a study...
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