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.
Scientists are only just beginning to understand the full extend of noise-induced hearing loss.
People suffering hearing loss learn to speak through a combination of lip-reading and watching for visual clues.
How to find a treatment for a phantom sound.
Deafness is a huge burden for economies and individuals. This is particularly true in developing countries. Solutions need to take into account not just costs, but the rights of individuals too.
Changes to our eyes and ears occur as a result of disease, genetic factors, "wear and tear" and environmental factors.
Nearly all Indigenous Australian children have some form of otitis media, a middle ear infection that often leads to hearing loss.
Studying the way insects hear and make their own sounds is inspiring new hearing technology.
Informal early support through intervention programs helps parents understand their child's newly diagnosed disability. But what will happen when, under the NDIS, these services no longer exist?
Audiology services are government registered for many – such as for children up to the age of 26 and veterans. But many fall through the cracks and rely on the self-regulation of the industry.
It's not only Brian Johnson who's at risk of deafness – are you around music a lot?
Adding a camera that can work out where sound is coming from could make hearing aids smarter.
A new study shows hearing loss is associated with depression in American adults, particularly women and those under the age…