Photo credit: Magda Ehlers from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Is hearing loss an inevitable part of aging? I came to the conclusion that it isn’t in 2017 and presented that paper at the 12th Congress of the International Commission on Biological Effects of Noise in Zurich, Switzerland. Four years later,
Photo credit: Chris LeBoutillier from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The title of this post refers to the title of an important article just published by Thomas Münzel's research group in Mainz, Germany. They note that aging is a complex multifactorial process, with about 25% determined by genetics but the rest
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.