Audiology News

October 6, 2020

Three Steps to Protect Your Hearing

The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year...
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October 6, 2020

Research Further Defines How Inner Ear Works

We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical...
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September 22, 2020

Study Shows Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Can be Blocked with Drug Compound

Inner hair cells of the cochlea (green and blue) excite auditory nerve fibers (red) by releasing glutamate, a chemical signal...
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September 15, 2020

Study of Mature Hair Cells Shows Promise in Hearing Loss Treatment

The sensory cells that line the inner ear, known as hair cells, play an important role in our sense of...
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September 8, 2020 / Hearing

Tinnitus Linked to Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Among the roles that vitamin B12 performs is keeping your blood and nerve cells healthy, as well as help in...
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September 1, 2020

New Study Shows Service Industry Has Elevated Hearing Loss Risk

“Large numbers” of workers in the service industry “have an elevated risk of hearing loss and need immediate hearing conservation...
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August 18, 2020

Research Shows Opioid Use Could Cause Hearing Loss

Opioid use, particularly in high doses, can cause deafness, according to Rutgers researchers. The study, published in The Journal of Medical Toxicology,...
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August 11, 2020

Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia Pathway

Hearing impairment was linked to neuropathological hallmarks of dementia, an autopsy study suggested. In older adults who were cognitively normal,...
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August 4, 2020 / Hearing Loss

Bone Disease Medication May Help Reverse Hearing Loss

Preliminary findings from Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear may pave the way for trials to test...
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July 28, 2020

New Cause of Age-Related Hearing Loss Discovered

For the past 60 years, it has been thought that age-related hearing loss, known as presbycusis, is driven primarily by...
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