Noise-induced hearing loss is an occupational health hazard. It remains a prevalent condition in the South African mining industry.
Up to 15% of adults diagnosed with COVID report audio-vestibular symptoms.
Higher levels of stress was just one of the reasons the hearing problem may have worsened for many people.
Before COVID-19, if you told me that I’d need to construct a tent in which to operate this year, whilst wearing spoggles and a respirator mask, I would not have believed you.
Fruit flies, just like humans, are prone to age-related hearing loss.
Exposure to loud noise is the biggest preventable cause of hearing loss.
Many reports suggest that COVID-19 can damage nerves. Might this also include the auditory nerve?
Listening with the volume too high or for too long can cause permanent hearing loss, but there are ways we can minimise the risks.
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
Deaf Christians can often feel excluded in churches. But the Christian contemplative tradition that celebrates silence and considers it a form of prayer can bring a new understanding of faith.
New study finds that musicians, music directors and production staff have nearly double the risk of getting tinnitus compared with people employed in quieter industries.
Children between 12 and 16 years old with mild-to-moderate hearing loss showed differences in their brain responses.
Measures to control or reduce workplace noise exposure are critical to reducing hearing loss in workers.
Clinical trials can assess impact of a medication on a disease. The ideal design is ‘blind’ – when the researchers and participants do not know who is assigned to the different treatments.
South African universities aren’t catering to students with hearing problems. Here’s what can be done.
A new study finds it’s possible to train the brain to better distinguish between speech and background noise.
In most developing countries hearing services are not available at primary healthcare clinics and those who need it the most are not screened for hearing loss.
Children with glue ear constantly struggle to hear at school, which may leave them frustrated, disengaged and unlikely to reach their full potential.
Noise is common, but we don’t fully know what that means for our hearing. A recent study suggests how overstimulation of the auditory nerve may be too much for it to handle.
The problems and how we might fix them.