September 24-30 is International Week of the Deaf!
It's an all too familiar sight these days - people, mostly youngsters, with earphones on, listening to music on their i-Pods or mobile phones. The constant exposure to high
Seventy-two percent of teens experienced reduced hearing after being exposed to blasting rock shows by a popular female singer. M. Jennifer Derebery, physician from the House Research Institute, and colleagues tested teens'
Providing a ray of hope for millions of deaf people in the country, Indian defence scientists have developed a low-cost cochlear implant that will enable them hear again, a doctor from a city hospital said here Sunday.