An estimated 360 million people in the world are suffering from hearing loss, a World Health Organisation (WHO) report prepared for International Ear Care Day (March 3) has said. WHO said one in three people over the age of 65,
With the help of 3-D printing and injectable moulds, bio-engineers and physicians have synthesised an artificial ear offering new hope to thousands of children born with microtia, a congenital deformity that leaves the external
Older adults with hearing loss tend to develop problems of thinking and remembering, a new study says. In the Johns Hopkins study, volunteers with hearing loss, undergoing repeated cognition tests over six years, had cognitive
Deafness, night-blindness and a loss of peripheral vision through progressive degeneration of the retina are all hallmarks of the 'Usher syndrome' which occurs due to a generic mutation.
Researchers have pinpointed the gene
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
Listening to your iPod on full volume for just six minutes may cause irreversible hearing damage, say researchers. Edith Cowan University School of Psychology and Social Science researcher Paul Chang's new project focuses of
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'
One in four teenagers are in danger of early hearing loss as a direct result of listening to music on their personal listening devices (PLDs) like MP3 players and iPods.
Personal listening devices like iPods and better MP3