Chemical earmuffs to prevent hearing loss? Dr. Daniel Fink asks why so much effort is spent developing drugs to prevent hearing loss after noise exposure when avoiding loud noise is easier.
Prof. Rick Neitzel has been funded by Apple for a project that uses the iWatch and iPhone’s new sound-exposure app. He also was tapped by the CBC to talk about restaurant noise. Kudos!
New Jersey radio station New Jersey 101.5 gives good advice to parents about protecting their children’s hearing. Long and short, parents need to monitor use of listening devices.
Noise exposure directly damages rat brains. Can it harm humans? Of course, but you can protect yourself by avoiding loud noise.