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Professional Musicians Face Greater Risk of Hearing Problems

Threat of hearing loss was nearly four times higher, and risk of tinnitus also increased, study found

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Benefits and Risks of Cochlear Implants

What are the Benefits of Cochlear Implants? What are the Risks of Cochlear Implants? General Anesthesia Risks – Risks from the Surgical Implant Procedure – Other Risks Associated with the Use of Cochlear Implants

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Normal Ear, Ear with Hearing Loss, and Cochlear Implant Procedure

Click here to view an animation showing how the cochlear implant works.

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Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated

Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age.

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Health Effects of Noise Pollution

People of all ages, including children, teens, young adults, and older people, can lose hearing because of noises around them. The health effects of noise pollution include:

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Controls for Noise Exposure

Loud noise at work can damage hearing. Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise at work. To minimize occupational noise-induced hearing loss NIOSH recommends that workers should not be exposed to noise at a level that amounts to more than 85 decibels (dBA) for 8 hours.

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Hearing Loss Tied to Depression in Study

Hearing loss is associated with depression among American adults, especially women and those younger than age 70, according to new research.

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Act Fast if you’d like to Participate in a Clinical Trial to Test a New Tinnitus Treatment Device!

Do you suffer from tinnitus?

NIH Announces Recruitment for Clinical Trial to Test New Tinnitus Treatment Device: Multi-Center Trial Offers Hope for Millions of Americans with Severe Tinnitus

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New Combo Approach May Ease Severe ‘Ringing in the Ears’

Patients suffering from the intense, chronic and sometimes untreatable ringing in the ear known as tinnitus may get some relief from a new combination therapy, preliminary research suggests.

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Baby ‘Sleep Machines’ Could Damage Hearing, Study Suggests

Some of the “sleep machines” marketed to soothe infants seem capable of generating enough noise to potentially damage a baby’s hearing, a new study suggests.

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