07 Apr 2015
Toronto: Loud music from smartphones can cause permanent hearing loss, researchers warn. The World Health Organisation (WHO) has said in a recent report that over a billion young people are at risk of permanent hearing loss. Shelly Chadha, prevention of deafness and hearing loss technical officer for WHO, said the danger with smartphones is that many people are listening to music that is simply too loud.
29 Dec 2014
Washington: HIV positive adults have poorer low and high-frequency hearing than those without the infection, a new study has found. The relationship between human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) and hearing loss in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has not been investigated thoroughly, according to the study.
27 Dec 2014
Washington: Adults with HIV may have poorer hearing than those who are not infected with the disease, a US study said on Friday. The study found that people with HIV tended to have worse lower and higher frequency hearing compared with those without HIV.
28 Feb 2015
Geneva: More than one billion young people risk damaging their hearing through listening to loud music, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
23 Oct 2014
New York: Boosting the production of a key protein, called NT3, could help restore hearing loss caused by noise exposure and normal ageing, a research found.
03 Jan 2015
New York: A new version of a common antibiotic could eliminate the side effects associated with the drug - risk of hearing loss and kidney damage, a new research has found.
24 Oct 2014
Los Angeles: Suggestions from friends or family are welcome, but there are a few tips that people should avoid giving to aspiring designers.
28 Oct 2014
Washington: Modern hearing aids allow wearers to understand speech easily, but the devices also make it harder for them to enjoy music, a new study has found.
27 Jan 2015
Washington: People who use cochlear implants for profound hearing loss do respond to certain aspects of music and this may even help improve their understanding and use of the spoken language, researchers say.