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November 9, 2021

Researchers Link Rare Genetic Hearing Loss to Infertility

A team of researchers has identified a common link between Perrault syndrome, a rare genetic condition resulting in hearing loss...
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November 2, 2021

New Study Shows SARS-CoV-2 Virus Could Impact Inner Ear

Many Covid-19 patients have reported symptoms affecting the ears, including hearing loss and tinnitus. Dizziness and balance problems can also...
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October 26, 2021

Nearly Half of Workers Exposed to Dangerous Noise Levels

A new NIOSH study estimates that more than one-half of noise-exposed workers did not use hearing protection “always” or “usually”...
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October 19, 2021

Study Shows Link Between NIHL & High Blood Pressure

A recent study investigated the relationship between occupational noise-induced hearing loss and blood pressure. The authors conclude that chronic noise...
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October 12, 2021

Study Shows Antidepressants May Worsen Tinnitus

People with tinnitus may experience a worsening of the condition if they are being treated with selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors, a...
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October 5, 2021

Is There a Link Between Hearing Loss & Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Hearing loss and rheumatoid arthritis (RA) often occur together. People with RA have an increased risk of hearing loss, especially...
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September 28, 2021

Sound and Silence Combo May Slow Permanent Hearing Loss

Their new study finds intermittent broadband sound played over an extended period of time preserved sensory cells in the ear,...
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September 21, 2021

Study Shows New Genetic Cause of Hearing Loss

A gene called GAS2 plays a key role in normal hearing, and its absence causes severe hearing loss, according to a study...
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September 14, 2021

Study Shows Link Between Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and COVID-19

Some viruses, such as measles, mumps and meningitis, can cause hearing difficulties, but what about SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19?...
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September 7, 2021

Study Finds Younger Children More Vulnerable to Hearing Loss from Chemotherapy

A chemotherapy drug known to cause hearing loss in children is more likely to do so the earlier in life...
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