Photo credit: zydeaosika from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition I think every other blog post I have written has been about some aspect of noise or hearing, but I’m going off message today to share with you this important article from Journal of the American Medical Association. Well, perhaps I’m not
Can a drug that repairs DNA prevent noise-induced hearing loss? That would be great, but Dr. Daniel Fink asks why Americans focus on finding “a pill for every ill” instead of preventing disease in the first place.
The CDC is trying to prevent heart attacks. When will it try to prevent hearing loss? After all, preventing hearing loss is easier—just avoid loud noise.
Can preventing hearing loss now prevent dementia later? Recent research indicates the answer is yes. Rather than treating hearing loss later, protect your hearing now and you may avoid dementia.