Latest Hearing Health News

March 23, 2021

Repurposed Drug Could Be Used to Treat Hearing Loss

According to the World Health Organization, around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss, a number the organization projects...
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March 16, 2021

Study Shows Gap in Hearing Testing for Older Adults

Eighty percent of Americans over 50 say their primary care doctor hasn't asked about their hearing in the past two...
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March 9, 2021

Research Shows Hearing Loss Considered Serious by Most Americans

Do you know someone who has trouble hearing but isn’t addressing it? Is that someone you? New research from the...
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March 2, 2021

WHO Estimates a Rise in Hearing Loss by 2050

Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide ─ or 1 in 4 people ─ will be living with some degree of hearing...
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February 23, 2021

New Protein Discovery Helps Researchers Better Understand Hearing Loss

Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) have conducted a study that has determined the role that...
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February 16, 2021

Tips to Communicate When Wearing a Mask

Wearing masks is making it harder on people who have difficulty hearing. A recent survey by the Hearing Loss Association...
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February 9, 2021

Does Tinnitus Cause Cognitive Issues?

Tinnitus, one of the world's most common hearing conditions, is known to impact a person's hearing and well-being, but can...
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February 8, 2021

Chemotherapy Drug Leads to Potential Hearing Loss Breakthrough

Researchers at the Creighton University School of Medicine have identified a drug that can protect against hearing loss in mice,...
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January 26, 2021

Research Links High Blood Sugar and Hearing Loss to Poor Memory in Older Latino Americans

Hearing loss and diabetes are major public health problems, with Latinos at higher risk than other demographic groups. In a...
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January 19, 2021

Study Investigates Treatment for Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss

The purpose of this case study is to support best practices in treating sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL), particularly the...
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