Coping with hearing loss and noisy restaurants is not a game. Rather than teaching people to deal with noise, why not lower the volume?
A new drug may prevent hearing loss after noise exposure, but how the drug researchers determined the drug's efficacy may be disturbing.
There's a new explanation for why older people can't hear in noisy environments-recent research suggests that there may be a brain or central processing problem.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force finds that there is no proven benefit in screening adults for hearing loss. Dr. Daniel Fink disagrees, arguing that if patients knew their hearing was compromised, they might do more to protect it.
It looks like the truth about noise-induced hearing loss is finally getting out. Read this article in The Hearing Journal, which discusses the fact that noise causes hearing loss and reflects a move away from the conventional thinking that hearing loss was an inevitable side effect of aging.