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June 15, 2022 / Hearing

Understanding Underwater Hearing Capabilities

Millions of years ago, all mammals lived on land, but at some point, several species left land and evolved to...
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June 9, 2022

New Study Visualizes Gene Associated with Hearing Loss

Researchers from Uppsala University have been able to document and visualise hearing loss-associated genes in the human inner ear, in...
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March 31, 2022

Everyday Loud Noises Can Cause Fluid Buildup in Ear

Exposure to loud noise, such as a firecracker or an ear-splitting concert, is the most common preventable cause of hearing...
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March 22, 2022

OTC Painkillers Shown to Increase Risk of Tinnitus

Frequent use of common, over-the-counter painkillers such as aspirin and Tylenol isn't risk-free, with new research suggesting it may increase...
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March 15, 2022

WHO Releases New Guidelines to Tackle Rise in Hearing Loss

Over 1 billion people aged 12 to 35 years risk losing their hearing due to prolonged and excessive exposure to...
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March 8, 2022

Does COVID-19 Worsen Tinnitus Symptoms?

Tinnitus, most often described as "ringing" in the ears even though no external sound is present, also can be perceived...
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March 1, 2022

Researchers Study Cell Similarities in Hearing and Touch

The sensory cells in the inner ear and the touch receptors in the skin actually have a lot in common,...
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February 22, 2022

Loss of Lip-Reading Caused by Masks Affecting Communication for Everyone

Deterioration in speech understanding when the speaker is wearing a mask mainly has visual causes. They are even more significant...
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February 8, 2022

Connecting Hearing Loss and Cognitive Issues

Hearing loss doesn’t just mean an older adult needs to turn up the TV. It’s been linked to a range...
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February 1, 2022

Constant Tinnitus Connected to Altered Brain Activity

There has to date been no reliable objective method of diagnosing tinnitus. Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden now show...
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