Latest Hearing Health News

December 1, 2020

New Smartwatch Alerts Hearing Impaired to Nearby Sounds

A new smartwatch app alerts users who are deaf or hard of hearing of nearby sounds, such as microwave beeps...
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December 1, 2020

Coronavirus Linked to Sudden Hearing Loss

As the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic evolves, the virus's symptoms continue to expand across the human body. Caused by the...
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October 28, 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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October 28, 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 28, 2020

Sudden Hearing Loss Linked to COVID-19

A man in the U.K. developed sudden and permanent hearing loss in one ear after battling a severe case of COVID-19, according to...
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September 29, 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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September 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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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August 31, 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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