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Wind Noise May Damage Cyclists' Hearing

Wind Noise May Damage Cyclists' Hearing | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Prolonged exposure may lead to permanent hearing loss, researcher says.
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I'm a cyclist myself and would have never guessed wind noise to be a possible cause of hearing loss. I think a strategically placed bit of tape might deflect some of the wind from the ears. 
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The scary truth about earbuds and hearing loss

The scary truth about earbuds and hearing loss | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
1 in 5 teenagers already have hearing loss, which experts believe is in part due to earbuds. Here's why.
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Ideas sought to fight top US work injury: hearing loss

Ideas sought to fight top US work injury: hearing loss | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
About 22 million workers are exposed annually to hazardous levels of occupational noise. The Labor Department is soliciting pitches for innovative ideas.
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Is your job causing you to lose your hearing. A huge problem!
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NYC subway exposes commuters to noise as loud as a jet engine

NYC subway exposes commuters to noise as loud as a jet engine | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
We walked around New York with a decibel meter to determine just how dangerous city noise is
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Sea Anemone Proteins Could Help Fix Damaged Hearing

Sea Anemone Proteins Could Help Fix Damaged Hearing | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
The proteins that sea anemones use to repair their feathery tentacles could also one day be used to fix damaged cells in a mammal's ear.
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Part of Brain That Compensates for Hearing Loss in Elderly Identified

Part of Brain That Compensates for Hearing Loss in Elderly Identified | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Neuroscience News has recent neuroscience research articles, brain research news, neurology studies and neuroscience resources for neuroscientists, students, and science fans and is always free to join.
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These Glass Speakers Work Like Magic

These Glass Speakers Work Like Magic | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Turtle Beach’s Hypersound Glass speakers use a sheet of transparent glass to drive sound in a highly focused beam directly in front of them while being inaudible outside the beam’s range.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about vertigo (but were too dizzy to ask)

Everything you ever wanted to know about vertigo (but were too dizzy to ask) | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Is it the result of stress? Or an ear infection? And will it actually go away if rest is avoided?
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Half the World's Farmed Fish May Be Hard of Hearing : DNews

Half the World's Farmed Fish May Be Hard of Hearing : DNews | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
An ear bone deformity has left an estimated half of the world’s farmed fish with hearing loss, which impacts their balance as well as hearing.
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Millions of hearing aids wearers at risk as devices could EXPLODE

Millions of hearing aids wearers at risk as devices could EXPLODE | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
The hearing aids, which use Zeni Power batteries, are stocked at NHS hospitals and pharmacies. The warning has been issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency.
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1 in 8 U.S. Workers Has Some Hearing Loss: CDC

1 in 8 U.S. Workers Has Some Hearing Loss: CDC | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Survey finds highest rates of impairment in mining, construction and manufacturing industries
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Startup’s drug could prevent antibiotic-related hearing loss

Startup’s drug could prevent antibiotic-related hearing loss | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it

Certain powerful antibiotics come with a catch - they can cause serious hearing loss. Oricula Therapeutics is developing a drug that could be used to prevent the hearing loss - and allow wider use of these antibiotics.

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Be aware some drugs cause hearing loss. Even aspirin , if given in large doses, is know to cause damage to hearing. 

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How to Choose a Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss

How to Choose a Restaurant When You Have Hearing Loss | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it

5 tips for picking a restaurant when you have hearing loss.

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Question is are you adapting to your life to your hearing loss or trying to correct the problem?

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Good hearing essential to physical and emotional well-being - Harvard Health Blog

Good hearing essential to physical and emotional well-being - Harvard Health Blog | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Hearing loss can create a sense of isolation that affects overall health. Fixing hearing problems can restore one's sense of connection to the world.
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People With Hearing Loss Have More Vivid Dreams

People With Hearing Loss Have More Vivid Dreams | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
It’s often thought that when one sensory modality is weakened, the other senses become more attuned to compensate. But does this sensitivity then translate into dreams?
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This is a strange side effect of hearing loss.
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Zika causes deafness in about 6 percent of cases -study

Zika causes deafness in about 6 percent of cases -study | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
CHICAGO, Aug 30 (Reuters) - A study in Brazil of 70 babies whose mothers had confirmed Zika infections found that nearly 6 percent had hearing loss, addin
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Zika is becoming a global problem. A vaccine needs to be developed.
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Detecting Hearing Loss, Vertigo Via Blood Tests - UConn Today

Detecting Hearing Loss, Vertigo Via Blood Tests - UConn Today | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
A UConn physician-scientist has filed for patents on blood tests that can provide early diagnosis of these common disorders.
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DJs Shouldn’t Have to Live With Constant Ringing in Their Ears | Thump

Laidback Luke, Roger Sanchez, and more on the dangers of hearing loss and what they do to protect themselves.
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The 40 most misheard song lyrics

The 40 most misheard song lyrics | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Three quarters of people polled in a survey admitted to using the wrong words to popular tunes. Mistakes include Adele's hit 'Chasing Penguins' and Dire Strait's 'Chips for free'..
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The US Army is deploying smart earplugs that block out loud noises and enhance quiet ones

The US Army is deploying smart earplugs that block out loud noises and enhance quiet ones | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
TCAPS – that’s Tactical Communication and Protective System – are a sort of combo connected earplug/hearing aid currently being deployed by the US Army..
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Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds

Type 2 Diabetes May Damage Hearing, Study Finds | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Researchers recommend auditory testing of diabetic patients
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Hearing Aid Use Is Associated with Improved Cognitive Function in Hearing-Impaired Elderly - Columbia University Medical Center

Hearing Aid Use Is Associated with Improved Cognitive Function in Hearing-Impaired Elderly - Columbia University Medical Center | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
Older adults who used a hearing aid performed significantly better on cognitive tests than those who did not use a hearing aid, despite having poorer hearing.
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Another study confirming how hearing loss affects cognitive function. And, how hearing aids might slow the progression of decline.
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You May Want To Invest In Some Earplugs For Your Next Music Festival

You May Want To Invest In Some Earplugs For Your Next Music Festival | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it
A new study proves earplugs are effective in preventing hearing loss among attendees at music festivals.
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Hearing aids improve brain function in people with hearing loss

Hearing aids improve brain function in people with hearing loss | Hearing loss & hearing aid | Scoop.it

A recent study by Jamie Desjardins, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the speech-language pathology program at The University of Texas at El Paso, found that hearing aids improve brain function in persons with hearing loss.

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More and more new research is proving a link between hearing loss and cognitive health.

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Hearing loss with earphones and headset

Earphones and headset cause hearing loss problems

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Thanks to technology, the population is loosing hearing aid at a much more rapid pace.

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