Category Archives: Home Posts

Preventing Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy

Video – Researchers at UIC and Northwestern University are developing a device to prevent hearing loss from chemotherapy – a side effect many patients don’t expect.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Hearing Loss Might Make Elderly Feel More Isolated

Study found those who had trouble hearing became more socially withdrawn than others their age.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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:

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

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.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

An eardrop that combines antibiotics and steroids might be the best ear infection treatment for children who already have ear tubes because of recurrent infections, a new study finds.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Going to the Audiologist

Good hearing makes life easier. You can hear what’s going on around you (Whoa! It sounds like a truck’s about to come around that corner!).

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment

Are you Living with Meniere’s Disease?

To find out if you may qualify for this research study, call us at 888-907-9358 or type in your phone number in the field to the right and we’ll call you.

Posted in AHRF News, Home Posts | Leave a comment