Americans not sure about hearing loss effects, how to access to OTC hearing aids, survey finds
Oct 19, 2023
It’s been one year since hearing aids became available over-the-counter in the United States. Even though the devices are widely accessible, for the most part, it doesn’t seem like many Americans understand...
Helping seniors hear better may slow declining physical function, new findings suggest
Jul 16, 2021
The study linked hearing impairment to faster functional decline — particularly in seniors’ balance skills. As a treatable condition, hearing loss may be a target for interventions, improving quality...
Sports activity appears to quiet the brain, improve hearing
Dec 10, 2019
Playing sports may quiet the brain and boost its ability to process sounds, according to a study of college athletes.
A healthy diet may reduce hearing loss, study finds
Nov 19, 2019
Eating healthfully may substantially reduce the risk of acquired hearing loss, according to Harvard investigators.
Hearing loss prevention drugs may be on the way, thanks to new testing method
Jan 22, 2013
A new method for safely inducing short-term hearing loss in people might be a breakthrough in developing hearing loss prevention drugs, investigators say.