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WHO takes aim at harmful smartphone use and other audio devices to safeguard against hearing loss.

13 Feb 2019 8:40 PM

In elderly hearing loss may cause depression, says study

Treatment on hearing loss is always neglected as an age-related problem, triggers to depression.

05 Jan 2019 2:59 PM

Rare surgery fixes toddler’s hearing defect

The baby was diagnosed with severe hearing loss in both the ears since birth.

28 Dec 2018 12:41 AM

Untreated hearing loss tied to cognitive decline in older adults

Previous studies have indicated that age-related hearing loss may be a risk factor for dementia.

17 Oct 2018 9:02 AM

Portable music players tied to hearing loss in kids

Headphones also are not the only way that children may develop hearing loss.

22 Jun 2018 4:11 PM


Eat healthy to protect your hearing

The findings appear in the Journal of Nutrition.

12 May 2018 7:24 PM

Study finds hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries

Compared to people who describe hearing as “excellent,” people who report trouble hearing are 60 pc more likely to have accidental injury.

25 Apr 2018 7:47 AM

Don’t ignore that ear infection

If left untreated, ear infections can lead to some fatal conditions.

23 Apr 2018 12:08 AM

Scientists find new way to fix damaged ear and treat hearing loss

This is a first for hearing loss and the ear. It is also important because it may be adaptable for other drugs for the inner ear.

09 Apr 2018 6:44 PM

Hearing problems may up injury risk: study

Those with 'good' or 'a little trouble' hearing were at a higher risk of work-related injuries.

23 Mar 2018 1:00 PM


Study finds smoking linked with increased risk of hearing loss

Study analysed data from annual health checkups, which included audio testing and a health-related lifestyle questionnaire.

14 Mar 2018 7:14 PM

Hearing loss common after infant heart surgery, says study

Children who have heart surgery should have hearing evaluated by age 24 to 30 months, to increase chances of timely medical intervention.

17 Feb 2018 9:01 AM

Study shows undernourished kids more likely to suffer from hearing loss

Hearing loss is 4th leading cause of disability worldwide, and 80 per cent of affected individuals live in low-and middle-income countries.

09 Feb 2018 2:26 PM

Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

The findings suggest that nutritional interventions in South Asia could help prevent hearing loss.

09 Feb 2018 11:15 AM

This new treatment could combat hearing loss

Two clinical trials are testing this ground-breaking medicine that is injected into the ear.

17 Jan 2018 1:26 PM


Here's why you need to protect your ears when using public transport

Canadian researchers explain the surprising impact it has on our health

23 Nov 2017 3:38 PM

Video of slap bet goes viral after Noida teen loses 25% of hearing ability

The victim refuses to go back to school.

08 Sep 2017 5:01 PM

This is what causes hearing loss

Genetic changes are mainly responsible for hearing problems

01 Jun 2017 9:35 AM

Loud sound may pose more harm than we thought

Loud noise — from rock concerts, leaf blowers, power tools and the like — damages our hearing in a previously unsuspected way.

15 Mar 2017 10:53 AM

New Delhi among cities with highest noise pollution

The fact that noise pollution and hearing loss have such a tight correlation points to an intricate relationship.

05 Mar 2017 12:33 PM