Hearing News and Articles

Research Debunks Treatments for Sudden Hearing Loss
There’s little scientific evidence to support the use of steroids or any other currently available therapies to treat people with sudden hearing loss, according to Canadian researchers who reviewed 21 studies conducted within the past few decades.

Gene Responsible For Common Hearing Loss Identified For First Time
A gene responsible for the single most common cause of hearing loss among white adults, otosclerosis, has been identified for the first time, a scientist told the annual conference of the European Society of Human Genetics in Nice, France.

Serious Hearing Loss Among Sacrifices Soldiers Make For Our Nation
This Memorial Day, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS) will pause to remember the price our military pays for protecting our freedoms even when it does not cost their lives.

Study Shows Isolation Of Stem Cells May Lead To Treatment For Hearing Loss
Have you ever walked by someone listening to their i-Pod loud enough for you recognize the song? Studies have shown noise-induced hearing loss is going to become the next big epidemic affecting our younger generation though the effects won’t show until it is too late to treat.

Tips For Hearing Aid Batteries
Here are just a few tips to help your hearing at high quality.

Hearing Loss In Children Leads To Substantial Meningitis Risk
Children who are stricken with severe hearing loss are five times more likely to contract meningitis, according to a new study published in the March 2007 edition of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Airbag Deployment Could Cause Permanent Hearing Loss: Study
Permanent hearing loss will occur in 17 percent of people exposed to airbag deployment in cars sold in the United States, new research suggests.

Time, Steroids Usually Fix Sudden Hearing Loss
A combination of time and treatment with oral corticosteroids can help people with sudden sensorineural hearing loss regain full hearing, Korean researchers show.

Folic Acid May Slow Age-Related Hearing Loss
Age-related hearing loss, a common problem among the elderly, might be related to inadequate levels of folic acid, European researchers report.

Hearing Aids: Tips for Those With Tinnitus
If you suffer from Tinnitus, you are well aware that certain pitches may negatively affect you via the hearing aid you are wearing..

The Silent Problem Facing Baby Boomers
An estimated 28 million Americans suffer hearing loss. As baby boomers reach retirement age, that number is expected to nearly double by 2030. Currently, only one out of five persons who would benefit from wearing a hearing aid actually uses one…