Hearing Disorder News

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Clues to How You Hear in a Crowd

Answers reside in the brain, researchers say

10/12/2017
Hearing Loss Can Challenge Relationships

It can trigger feelings of frustration, guilt and isolation -- for patients and those who love them

10/5/2017
Health Tip: Understanding Loud Noise and Hearing Loss

Things that may lead to permanent damage

9/13/2017
'Microbiomes' May Hold Key to Kids' Ear Infections

Germ communities in the middle ear differ greatly between affected and unaffected people, study shows

7/27/2017
Hearing Loss Rates Holding Steady for U.S. Teens: Study

Vaccine that prevents ear infections may have counterbalanced surge in headphone use, expert says

7/20/2017
Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

Reducing mid-life hearing loss might make the biggest difference

7/8/2017
Shield Yourself From 'Swimmer's Ear'

Water left behind after a swim can give you a serious earache -- but not if you know what to do

7/5/2017
A Cheaper Alternative to Hearing Aids?

Devices performed almost as well and are much cheaper, but they aren't regulated, researchers note

5/12/2017
Hormone Replacement Therapy Tied to Hearing Loss

Older age at menopause also appeared to increase the risk, study found

4/28/2017
Did Syphilis Cause Painter Goya's Hearing Loss?

Hearing expert says maybe, but there are other possibilities

3/23/2017
Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness

Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said

3/16/2017
Millions of Americans Bombarded by Loud Noises

Study found too few are protecting their hearing, despite exposure at work, home

3/16/2017
Health Tip: Tune in to Hearing Loss

Signs you may not be hearing well

3/2/2017
Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060

Those over 70 will be hardest hit, study finds

2/10/2017
Pop! Goes That Balloon, and Maybe Your Hearing

Study found noise can exceed safe levels and perhaps damage inner ear

2/7/2017
For Millions of Americans, Everyday Life Takes Toll on Their Hearing

Contrary to popular opinion, work-related noise not the main culprit, CDC reports

1/3/2017
Earwax There to Protect Your Hearing, Doctors Say

If it builds up, seek medical attention, otherwise leave it alone, guidelines advise

12/30/2016
Could Anemia Cause Hearing Loss?

Iron deficiency might keep ear cells from getting oxygen they need, study suggests

11/30/2016
Having Trouble Hearing? Maybe It's Not Your Ears

Part of the problem for seniors might lie in the brain, research suggests

10/14/2016
Now Hear This: Wind Noise Can Pose Threat to Cyclists

Prolonged exposure may lead to permanent hearing loss, researcher says

9/23/2016
The 'Love Hormone' May Quiet Tinnitus

Small, preliminary study suggests oxytocin might ease 'ringing in the ears'

9/16/2016
Balloon Device Approved for Eustachian Tube Problems

Designed to relieve pain or clogged sensations in ear

9/15/2016
Hearing Loss Widespread, 'Progressive' in Older Americans

Rates accelerate especially after age 90, study finds, but hearing aids underused

8/4/2016
Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans

Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds

7/21/2016
1 in 10 Americans Has Experienced Ringing in the Ears

Study also found association between prolonged exposure to loud noises and tinnitus

4/28/2016
Hearing Aids May Help Keep Seniors' Minds Sharp

Ability to stay engaged in conversation could help ward off dementia, study suggests

4/21/2016
1 in 8 U.S. Workers Has Some Hearing Loss: CDC

Survey finds highest rates of impairment in mining, construction and manufacturing industries

4/7/2016
Earplugs Help Prevent Hearing Loss Tied to Loud Concerts: Study

Getting young people to try them at venues might help stem 'epidemic' of ear damage, experts say

4/7/2016
Hearing Loss Tied to Bigger Medical Bills for Late Middle-Aged

Researchers say more study needed to learn how hearing aids, other interventions might save money

12/22/2015
Health Tip: Protect Kids' Hearing During the Holidays

Teach children to shield their ears

10/9/2015
Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

9/24/2015
Older Adults' Hearing Loss May Be Tied to Earlier Death

Findings don't prove that impaired hearing is to blame, but draw attention to quality-of-life issues

7/29/2015
Certain Antibiotics Linked to Hearing Loss, Mouse Study Finds

Inflammation caused by the infection that's being treated may make ear damage more likely

7/27/2015
Nasal Balloon Can Treat Youngsters for 'Glue Ear'

For kids with a common hearing problem, procedure may be an alternative to antibiotics, drainage tubes

7/27/2015
Health Tip: Triggers of Swimmer's Ear

When moisture is trapped inside

7/3/2015
Noise From Fireworks Threatens Young Ears

Expert advises families to sit at least 500 feet from launch area

6/18/2015
Health Tip: When Earwax Becomes a Problem

You may have trouble hearing