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News 2050: Twice as many with hearing loss Guitarist Paul Langlois diagnosed with sudden hearing loss Reduced hearing, reduced work rate Parents rarely talk to their teens about hearing loss Gender a factor in the side effects of tinnitus Untreated hearing loss makes the brain shrink New Bluetooth technology for hearing aids on the way Noise also makes fruit flies lose their hearing Hearing care - a sound investment More than 1% of all Norwegians are members of the country’s association for people with hearing loss. More than 66,000 new cases of SSNHL in the US each year Why do young people listen to loud music? The problem with the ”cocktail party effect” may be solved Hearing loss may also be associated with obesity in women Mechanism of inherited hearing loss uncovered Young adults should prepare for hearing loss $1Million in hearing aids stolen Noise-Induced hearing loss may be reversible Gerbils provide critical insight into how the ear processes sound Fighting fires and hearing loss Happy Holidays Noise affects teachers’ well-being and health Tick bites can lead to permanent hearing loss Babies with low birth weight prone to hearing problems Tinnitus is more bothersome for people with a more sensitive nature Fish skin disease can cause hearing loss Mobile phones can cause hearing loss in children Post-9/11 military veterans suffer from hearing loss Tinnitus and hearing loss jeopardizes the future of teenagers Children exposed to HIV during pregnancy have a higher risk of hearing loss. Cochlear implants can give quality of life back to the elderly Rate of work-related hearing loss decreases Talking gloves turn sign language into speech Soft hairs can lead to hearing loss Obesity in adolescents linked to hearing loss Damage to the cochlea affects hearing in background noise Many millions have treatable or preventable hearing loss Live longer — use hearing aids Intratympanic steroids effective in treatment of sudden hearing loss Norwegian youngsters increasingly suffer from reduced hearing WHO: China makes great progress in hearing loss prevention Untreated hearing loss causes poorer physical and mental health One test can screen for several causes of inherited hearing loss in children Whistle blowing can damage hearing Welders in growing danger of hearing loss Cadmium and lead exposure linked to hearing loss Glee star Kristin Chenoweth suffers from Ménière’s disease Increased risk of sudden hearing loss among younger HIV-patients Cigarette smoking may increase the risk of hearing loss Cochlear implants improve speech and quality of life The use of hearing aids varies from country to country Training can improve hearing skills in children with hearing loss Genetic mutation causes hearing loss and short-sightedness Satisfied hearing aid users Occupational hearing loss increasing sharply in China Summer activities can harm your hearing Brainwaves influence hearing abilities Good holiday tips if you have a hearing aid Red wine compound may protect against hearing loss Hearing aids are useful in the workplace High blood pressure can lead to hearing loss Hearing screenings for newborns not enough Hearing aid users feel less exhausted than non-users Young Australians risk long-term hearing damage New EU standards for personal music players and mobile phones Noise affects the health of German teachers Painkillers can cause hearing loss Gene therapy gives mice their hearing back Portishead musician reveals he suffers from hearing loss How the brain processes auditory signals Some people are at higher risk of hearing loss than others Musicians at higher risk of developing hearing problems Gene therapy may reverse congenital hearing loss Diabetes a risk factor for hearing loss Join the discussion on Facebook Noisy oil rigs damage hearing of workers Body-powered hearing aids High frequency of hearing disorders in Sri Lanka 50 percent more people with hearing loss Deaf gerbils regained their hearing after stem cell injections Migraine double the risk of sudden hearing loss Hearing loss in care homes mismanaged Noel Gallagher reveals he suffers from tinnitus Effective hearing protection for Swedish soldiers YouTube expands automatic captions Discovery of gene brings treatment for hearing loss a step closer Hearing loss greatly affects quality of life of older adults Untreated hearing loss has a negative impact on cognition Meningitis increases risk of failure in cochlear implants How to thrive in the office with a hearing loss Goals for the hearing screening of infants are not being complied with Nightclubs can damage your hearing Antioxidants against noise-induced hearing loss More than 700 million contract otitis media every year Noisy jobs threaten those with reduced hearing 2012 Overactive neurons can cause tinnitus Headphones may be as dangerous as jet engines 22 million US-workers exposed to hazardous noise False-positive hearing screenings in caesarean newborns 90% of casting and forging workers in India have a hearing loss Background noise affects people with hearing loss Too few hearing screenings of infants in rural China Noise-induced hearing loss in soldiers may be prevented Meningitis is a major cause of hearing loss in children Combination treatments for tinnitus give better results The world’s best website concerning hearing and hearing loss has been launched in Chinese Almost three-quarters of teens experience reduced hearing after attending a concert Too few hearing impaired Swedes use hearing aids Nine out of ten Belgian students experience tinnitus 8-year-old girl writes a book about her hearing loss Migraines may increase the risk of hearing loss Unawareness: Loud music can damage your hearing Insomnia affects tinnitus patients Active sonar can harm the hearing of dolphins and whales The mystery of “the cocktail party effect” solved MP3 players put teens at risk of early hearing loss Activity in touch-sensing nerves makes your ears ring Sudden hearing loss related to sleep apnea Nearly 30 million people in the United States suffer from tinnitus Paul Gilbert: How to avoid hearing loss You may have a hearing loss without knowing it A kiss on the ear can be dangerous to your hearing Untreated diabetes intensifies the risk of hearing loss Justin Bieber sued for hearing loss at concert Zebra finches lose their ability to sing if they lose their hearing Grandparents and grandkids help each other Middle-aged Americans fail to recognise the need for hearing aids Hearing loss can also mean increased sensitivity to vibrations Coldplay star Chris Martin suffers from tinnitus Three out of four hearing aid users have an improved quality of hearing Musical training may delay age-related hearing loss Internet-based therapy can help tinnitus sufferers Early implants give the best results One in five Americans have problems with their hearing Less than 10% of Swedish teachers undergo regular hearing tests Parents don’t talk with their teens about the risk of hearing loss No hearing treatment despite hearing difficulties Tinnitus may be reduced by Acoustic Coordinated Reset (ACR) Ignoring hearing problems can mean missing out on beneficial treatment Teens exposed to lead fail hearing test US Marine Corps’ new hearing program Hearing loss the sixth most expensive health condition Hearing impaired have a higher risk of falling Use of iPods while travelling may cause hearing loss Most Britons cannot clearly hear the TV The number of American children with hearing loss has doubled Better captions for hearing impaired on YouTube Coping with tinnitus is about the right approach Factory workers unaware of their hearing loss More than 700,000 New Zealanders are affected by hearing loss Study reveals: Four out of ten don’t know what tinnitus is Hearing health has a high priority — but hearing tests do not Noise affects the behaviour of animals Protect your hearing with antioxidants Four out of ten students experience problems with their sound environment during their education Hearing loss is the 3rd most common health problem in the US. World congress for people with hearing loss Ryan Adams learned to live with his Tinnitus and Ménière’s Disease Children wait for years to get help for their hearing loss Identifying hearing loss — but not at the GP A hearing test does not always detect hearing loss Seven out of ten women do not get their hearing checked at work Mobile phones and hearing aids 2011 Men hear better than women - at parties Universal hearing screening for all children in Argentina by law India: Almost all cotton ginning workers have a hearing loss. Tinnitus is 2.5 times more prevalent in those under stress Hearing loss — a great disease burden, but very little research carried out. Exostosis (Surfer’s ear) Distressing facts from Spain Cotton swabs are not meant for ear cleaning Untreated hearing loss may reduce brain volume Hearing impaired Australians suffer in silence Being a musician may improve hearing Many do not talk about their hearing loss The inner ear functions like a short-term memory Passive Smoking is closely linked to hearing loss in teens People with black skin better protected against hearing loss A new and better hear-it.org Saliva test spots hearing loss virus in newborns High frequency of ear infections among Aboriginals Tinnitus — More than a hearing problem Injectable treatment for sudden hearing loss Queen drummer Roger Taylor reliant on hearing aids Scotland: Patients lacking understanding and information Smoke alarms for the deaf and hearing impaired Clownfish risk going deaf Technology can improve the outcome of virtual meetings Jean-Claude Van Damme diagnosed with hearing loss Hearing aids running on methanol Hearing loss increases the risk of incapacity benefit Drug cocktail has positive impact on hearing loss in mice Less than half of all hearing impaired are open about their hearing loss. High rates of hearing loss — even for those in middle age Joey Jordison forced off the stage by tinnitus Tinnitus is neurons “talking to themselves” Deaf children put on an opera Rebooting the brain may stop tinnitus Testing for hearing loss often stops with the family doctor Healthcare professionals know too little about tinnitus Our brains turn up the volume when we speak Internet telephones can help the hearing impaired Students unaware of their hearing loss Hearing loss widespread among elderly Nasal stem cells may cure early-onset hearing loss Dutch teenagers put their hearing at risk High street shops losing the hearing impaired Calorie restriction may delay age-related hearing loss Using hearing aids - Doctor’s opinion important Chemicals and noise: a dangerous cocktail Radiation therapy for head and neck cancer often results in poorer hearing Hearing impaired lack knowledge about the funding of hearing aids Hearing loss in teen girls on the rise Hearing loss causes tinnitus Hearing aids - Seven battery tips Two genes, two types of protein and two types of hearing loss Many positive impacts of using hearing aids Tinnitus common in Nigeria One in eight says: Yes, I have a hearing loss Passive smoking may result in hearing loss Listening to MP3 players can harm hearing The dangerous decibels Folate may reduce or delay hearing loss More young people suffer from hearing loss Eat potato chips and lose your hearing New drug can possibly help tinnitus Young Aussies get noise overdose Hearing screening in children — the earlier, the better Omega-3 may protect against hearing loss 2010-2003 Archive 2010-2003 2010 Another reason for age-related hearing loss is found Temporary hearing deprivation can lead to ’lazy ear’ When your hearing aid gets wet Army band members must protect their hearing More than half with Chronic Kidney Disease have hearing loss One in 20 school children has hearing loss in one ear Extremely dangerous noise levels at NASCAR races Infrasonics: the Silent Enemy Men More Likely to Suffer Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Early treatment hope for tinnitus Rock your senses Even minor hearing loss can effect a child’s ability to learn Protein can help to restore hearing Hearing loss may result in the loss of both job and income My hearing aid is a part of me Alcohol may cause hearing loss Three million Canadians suffer from hearing loss A gene identified as the reason for age-related hearing loss Take care of your child’s hearing Hearing loss among teenage girls has doubled Use of cell phones may increase risk of tinnitus Noise affects our physical and mental well being Painkillers may cause hearing loss Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich suffers from ringing in the ears Parents worried about their children’s hearing A protein found to be crucial for hearing More teens are hearing impaired Good advice for conversations 51% of Irish MP3-users are damaging their hearing Hearing aids are extremely important for most hearing impaired people Hearing aids: Common problems Being hearing impaired is draining Implanted hearing aids heighten childrens quality of life Can antibiotics protect hearing? USA: Consumer guide makes it easier to buy hearing aids Men most at risk from noise on the job Older people have "Golden ears" GPs do not notice hearing loss enough Vitamin A may protect from hearing loss What does your hearing aid sound like? Study documents mp3-damage Cochlear implants - the earlier, the better Guide: Eliminate temporary hearing loss Solar-powered hearing aids Tinnitus is not hereditary Hearing aid batteries now become mercury-free Hearing aids are indispensable Is an erection worth a hearing loss? Stem cells can possibly re-establish hearing Watch out for your hearing in the World Cup Socioeconomic status may influence the risk of hearing loss Ha Ha — I have hearing problems Hearing with your skin Tinnitus on the menu Parents do not know enough about middle ear inflammation A gene that can cause hearing impairment Healthier hearing in the baby boomers Chemotherapy for testicular cancer causes hearing loss Taking care of your hearing aids Headphones and sports a dangerous cocktail Work noise to be removed by design Relief for tinnitus sufferers Blue collar workers slower in seeking treatment Tokio Hotel twins hard of hearing since birth Hearing loss treatment among top research priorities More than 1.3 million Swedes with hearing damage Convertibles damaging hearing USA: How to receive financial assistance for hearing aids One in nine in working population suffering from hearing loss Dire Straits star has hearing loss Virtual Reality for ear surgeons Therapy and hearing aids helping tinnitus patients Rebellious young listeners U.S. child hearing loss more prevalent in Hispanics Grandchildren prompting hearing tests 2009 Hearing aids improving love life Self-consciousness greatly affects use of hearing aids Take control of your hearing aids Gene mutations causing tinnitus Pay attention to your ears at your wedding General practitioners overlooking patients' hearing loss Young people show hearing awareness Protect your hearing in the subway One in three school-children with hearing problems Most people adapt quickly to hearing aids Imperfect bite may cause tinnitus Hearing aid stigma is French toast Micro RNA - Molecule key to hearing Gene associated with age-related hearing loss identified Hearing impaired beauty queens Check out living with a hearing aid Help for hearing impaired youngsters Practice makes for better hearing Millions of Europeans exposed to noise in the workplace Sound discrimination ability more important than degree of hearing loss Brain adapting to hearing damage Australians ignoring their hearing loss New test to determine whether hearing damage is in inner ear or brain Golf shots affecting hearing Hearing impaired people often struggle to stay in labour market Extended Bandwidth in Hearing Aids More people hear low sound frequency smoke alarm No common guidelines for treatment of sudden hearing loss Tinnitus patients feel better with hearing aids Workers in fishing vessels at risk for hearing loss Workplaces ignoring needs of hearing impaired employees Medicine misuse causing hearing loss among Chinese children 70 percent of young Australians experiencing tinnitus Stem cells from the brain may offer cure for hearing loss T-loop systems in public facilities Tuning the ear to restore hearing International Noise Awareness Day Hearing loss affecting relations with family and friends Anthropologist: Evolution of the ear ongoing Disco noise volume over the top Hearing loss epidemic approaching in the US Live music in moderation Hearing impairment causing exhaustion on the job 85 percent of Aborigine children in Northern Australia suffer from hearing problems Hearing Aids May be Set for Different Languages Go for it and get a hearing aid Hearing screening of newborns improves speech development Video arcades causing hearing loss and tinnitus Scientists find hearing loss gene Advancements in tinnitus research Military battling hearing loss Little awareness about hearing loss among young adults The eyes also listen Turning the brain scanner on the ear EU: Millions of music listeners risk hearing loss The bad hearing of relatives a delicate subject Breakthrough: Inner ear hair cells generated through gene therapy Nursery school noise causing tinnitus Be a frog – listen to your one and only, only Painkillers may aggravate tinnitus Hear-it on Facebook Chemotherapy can cause hearing loss Hearing impaired people still stigmatized Hearing impaired people wait for years before seeking treatment Smoking and being overweight damaging to your hearing Kiss of deaf Codeine can cause hearing loss If you are treated for tuberculosis you are in risk of hearing loss TV channel for hearing impaired audience Hyperbaric oxygen therapy may alleviate sudden hearing loss 2008 Advances in hearing research in 2008 More can benefit from cochlear implants Vitamins against hearing loss? Trendy earplugs for young clubbers Most missed sounds Researchers warning against cheap hearing aids Tooth decay and hearing loss Platform to improve conditions for American children with hearing loss EU directive requiring captioning for all public service TV programming Special road surface to dampen noise Hearing loss hard on couples Discovery leading towards intelligent hearing aids Hearing loss combined with other disabilities hard on teenagers Zebrafish offering insights into hearing loss Sudden hearing loss linked to stroke risk Nigerian children lose hearing from untreated ear infections Have a good flight, even with tinnitus Pentagon sponsoring tinnitus research Patients with arthritis prone to suffering from hearing loss Can Botox cure tinnitus? Campaign to prevent noise induced hearing loss at work Diabetics twice as likely to suffer hearing loss National hearing screening in newborns failing in Argentina Cholesterol affecting hearing Tinnitus takes toll on quality of life Young Frenchmen prefer listening to loud music rather than to their government Please, listen up! Some cars more noisy than others Your dentist should be concerned with hearing as well as teeth Hearing impaired youngsters more likely to be bullied Cochlear implants improve quality of life Hormone treatment may offer future hearing loss prevention One step closer to hearing restoration Dangerous bouncer Low birth weight increases risk of hearing loss Help for hearing impaired Namibians Film maker Almodóvar suffering from tinnitus Bad hearing affecting grades The cocktail party effect: How the brain filters noise Pop and rock musicians at risk for noise induced hearing loss Tougher noise guidelines in Germany A bracelet to assist hearing impaired players Airbags save lives, damage hearing Regenerating damaged hearing cells may be possible Hispanics with risky listening habits Search for the cure for tinnitus Hearing aids enhance quality of life Alcohol may reduce hearing Inner ear sound wave discovery Summer camp Legislators weigh national tax credit for hearing aid Classical musicians at extreme risk for hearing loss Hearing at risk in Mexico and Puerto Rico Spain: One in ten schoolchildren with hearing loss Eardrops may cause hearing loss American soldiers lose hearing in war with insurgents and terrorists Hearing impaired Oscar winner inspires ‘Dancing with the Stars’ audience Miners’ hearing at risk New ear infection Superbug resists approved drugs Hearing loss research drastically under-funded Airplane noise unbearable Noise induced hearing loss lessened by two chemical compounds Major funding for noise research Nursery school teachers wearing hearing protection Hearing loss epidemic anticipated in young New Zealand generation Needlessly high prevalence of hearing loss in children of Sudan CI-operated still enjoy music after implantation Raising awareness of noise induced hearing loss Battle against construction noise School noise hard on pupils One in five French teenagers hearing impaired Headphones featuring hearing loss alarm MP3 players cause hearing loss at an early age Compensation claims for work related hearing loss Hearing aids improved baby’s hearing Listening and comprehension largely inherited Hearing loss taking toll on couples Mobile telephones for all 2007 Ringing in Christmas Information about hearing loss lacking for new parents Music a significant cause of hearing loss Hearing loss an unintended Christmas present British professor: Over-55s should have hearing screened Law mandating noise limits meeting resistance One in four suffers from hearing loss due to noise Noise to be turned down in German discos Increasing numbers of newborns receive hearing screening Waiting lists for hearing aids out of control Legislation to protect hearing Impotence drugs may increase risk of sudden hearing loss Blaring of horns banned Dogs hearing tested Two year wait for hearing aids through National Health Service Ears of disco goers to be protected Hearing loss ranks among top-five non-fatal health burdens Claims against car factory for hearing loss ”Honey, why aren’t you listening?” Ear infections more common in summer season Government supporting hearing impaired children More elderly people with hearing loss Hope for hearing impaired people in India Get announcements delivered directly to your hearing aids in airports Ontario for the prevention of hearing loss at the workplace Breast milk protects against childhood otitis media Record numbers of hearing aids Hearing screening for newborns in Mexico People with hearing and speech impairment call in rescuers via text messages in Denmark No tax break for hearing impairment Hearing loss hits people directly in their pocketbooks Young footballer with hearing aids victim of discrimination No more stigma in the digital age Long waiting lists for hearing aids Hearing like a codfish International Noise Awareness Day 2007 48 millions in the U.K. have never had hearing test ’Glue ear’ due to faulty gene Phone service for hearing impaired Age-related hearing loss gene discovered Action to prevent hearing loss in school Let’s party Progestin tied to age related hearing loss Cabinet member with hearing loss Nationwide hearing screening in Sweden Winter Deaflympics Hearing dogs assisting hearing impaired people Long waits for digital hearing aids Hearing loss affects job opportunities Teachers fail to detect hearing loss half of the time 2006 New Years Eve — take care of your ears Personality influences hearing aid decision Campaign for the prevention of hearing loss in children Hearing aids improve quality of life Solar powered hearing aid Genetic defect makes excessive noise even more dangerous Tinnitus covered by accident insurance Pessimism could harm hearing Ignorance promotes hearing loss The cost of hearing loss to be examined Musicians risk their hearing Every newborn to receive hearing screening Vanity before hearing Children with hearing loss to be identified sooner Hearing aids for free Hang up the phone and avoid hearing loss An ear for people with hearing loss Scientists researching age related hearing loss Hearing screening programme for newborns at risk Champion of hearing Newborn hearing screening in India Teenagers’ hearing at risk in alcohol-free discos Most vertigo cases related to hearing problems Noise protection system wins award Four-year prison sentence for noise pollution International Noise Awareness Day Nationwide hearing test for new-borns Young people lead noisy lives Off-brand earphones may cause hearing damage Apple sued for iPod threat to hearing When hearing is lost in the brain University for students with disabilities More and younger hearing impaired Swedes Hearing endangered among Singapore conscripts Noise measurements provide false sense of security Millions for research into hearing loss Increase in hearing loss due to un-controlled noise Hearing screening pilot programme EU directive against noise Noise alarm in classrooms 2005 EU awards honouring noise prevention Hearing loss more widespread among those less well off Antidepressant showing promise against tinnitus European Noise at Work Summit Interpreters for patients with hearing loss Hearing alert raised against new cordless drills ”Driver’s test” for DJ’s Europe against noise Surgeons should cut out the noise Spanish noise maps Significant drop in hearing ability after age 60 years Web chat about hearing loss Young adults do not view hearing aids as sign of old age Hearing aids made fashionable Tennis balls cut the noise Hailing a cab made easy The right to silence Hearing aids at the age of forty Tight noise control in nightspots Hearing loss going undetected in nursing homes Night club aims to prevent hearing loss and tinnitus Hearing loss on the cover Surge in noise fines in Madrid Extra pounds hazardous to hearing Half of the Spanish population has never had a hearing test World Flight for Hearing Stop that noise! Young people ignorant of dangers from loud music Internet therapy for tinnitus patients International Noise Awareness Day Tube noise could damage hearing Hearing more complex than believed Hearing aids ranked among top inventions Hair cells restored in mice Succesful Deaflympics Great variations in national hearing aid services Record queues for hearing aids German concert promoter fined 2004 Traffic noise may cause early death Hearing damage compensation made easier Four year wait for hearing aids Hearing impaired minority lost in British waiting room Key to hearing discovered Politicians have their hearing tested Work noise and gunshot blasts most damaging Youngsters gamble with their hearing Improved hearing tests Noise warning for young people Lack of hearing loss treatment second most common healthcare mistake The cost of hearing loss to be examined Failing grade for common hearing test Bringing down the noise on landing Baby Boomers pushing for hearing coverage Split verdict on HRT and hearing loss One man in two aged 48 or older suffers from hearing loss Radiation therapy often damages hearing International outcry over proposed EU ban on hearing aid batteries EU Parliament low on battery for hearing aids Digital hearing aids complete extreme makeover World congress for the hard of hearing More cinemas provide closed captioning Increased funding for digital hearing aids Better TV for hearing impaired viewers Telephones with captioning Hunters blast hearing Noise is a serious hazard to children's hearing ability International Noise Awareness Day Businesses let hearing impaired customers down Hair cells grown from mouse stem cells Anti-noise campaign Battle for hearing aid compatible mobile phones Even best hearing screening states not good enough Five month-old with hearing aids Clapping your hands is no hearing test Hearing impaired worker awarded USD 612,000 for unjust firing Noisiest toys of season named 2003 Exercise is good for your hearing Ear plugs in pill form DKK 30 million for screening of newborns £20 million for hearing aids States offer hearing aid loan banks for infants Hearing loss in elderly often undiagnosed We get used to noise Hearing problems affect general health Workplace to provide hearing assistance in competition to attract employees Early Detection of Infants' Hearing Loss Louisiana hearing aid coverage an overwhelming success Disastrous lack of hearing care Night club owner faces the music - prison sentence for excessive noise Dancing in the din Hearing loss leads to more doctors' visits Break-through in the making for hearing impaired athletes Lagging behind in hearing loss treatment Digital hearing aids for all on NHS International Noise Awareness Day Hearing aid grants doubled Winter Deaflympics in Sweden Laws fail to protect children against hazardous toys Genetically conditioned hearing loss unevenly spread in population Lawsuit to accommodate hard of hearing audience in cinemas Recieve News from Hear-it Quarterly Newsletter More young people with hearing problems Ageing ,noise and diseases are not the only causes of hearing loss The benefits of hearing aids Genetic research into hearing loss progressing Children and hearing loss Noise surrounds us and damages our hearing We all get an age-related hearing loss - sooner or later New information about tinnitus Rock music and no protection leads to damaged hearing No reason to hide or be ashamed of your hearing loss The brain plays an important role in our hearing Many Europeans think they have a hearing loss Better diet, better hearing Hearing impaired children have to deal with extra challenges in school If you use certain types of medication, you maybe putting your hearing at risk Untreated hearing loss may cause social and psychological problems Leisure time noise Tinnitus: Scientific insights Protect hearing of the unborn Gene research advancing Dangerous ear pods Protecting your children’s hearing On the Job with Hearing Loss Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it Quarterly Newsletter with articles selected by hear-it News on your site Get news on your own site Search News Search News Hearing loss Hearing loss Causes Causes of hearing loss Noise and music Noise and hearing loss Noise - damaging your hearing and your well-being The human ear is not built for listening to music MP3 players cause hearing loss at an early age EU: Millions of music listeners risk hearing loss The dangers of being a musician Age Age-related hearing loss - Presbyacusis More hearing loss in aging society Diseases Diseases can lead to hearing loss Sensorineural hearing loss Sensorineural hearing loss Communication difficulties Cookie bite hearing loss Ski slope hearing loss Sudden hearing loss Sudden Hearing Loss - SSNHL Causes of sudden hearing loss Now you hear it, now you don't Treatment of sudden hearing loss Sudden hearing loss can be treated with steroid injection Ménière Ménière's Disease How to live with Ménière's Disease Signs of Ménière's Disease Otitis Otitis Media Otitis Externa Single sided deafness Single Sided Deafness - SSD Treatment options for single sided deafness Treatment of single sided deafness often neglected Syndromes Stickler Syndrome Treacher Collins Syndrome Alport Syndrome Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Pendred Syndrome Usher's Syndrome Other diseases Otosclerosis Conductive hearing loss Acoustic tumour Patulous Eustachain Tube Acoustic trauma Hyperacusis Glue ear Loudness discomfort Autoimmune Inner Ear Disease Labyrinthitis Central Auditory Processing Disorder Misophonia Acoustic Shock Atresia and microtia Phonophobia Lifestyle Alcohol can cause hearing loss Cigarette smoking and hearing loss Smoking and being overweight damaging to your hearing Patients with arthritis prone to suffering from hearing loss Diabetics twice as likely to suffer hearing loss Cholesterol affecting hearing Solvents worsen hearing ability Medication Chemotherapy can cause hearing loss Codeine can cause hearing loss If you are treated for tuberculosis you are in risk of hearing loss Genes Genetic hearing loss Mutations causing hearing loss Hearing loss, genes, DNA and mutations Consequences Consequences of hearing loss Personal consequences Hearing loss has negative impact on relationships with grown children Hearing loss affecting psychosocial health, particularly in young people Hearing loss taking toll on couples Extreme psychological consequences of hearing impairment Physical consequences Social consequences Psychological consequences Labour market Widespread barriers in the labour market Hearing impaired twice as likely to be on disability Hearing loss forcing people out of the job market Fewer working, lower pay Discrimination in the job market still common Hearing problems force teachers into early retirement Hearing loss significantly affecting work and home life Absenteeism higher among hearing impaired people Costs and society Untreated hearing loss costs Europe 213 billion euros per year The economic burden of hearing loss Cost of hearing screening Newborn hearing screening a money saver for society Hearing loss treatment inexpensive How to measure QALY and costs Cochlear implants in children are highly cost-effective Lack of hearing loss treatment costs billions Hearing loss costs billions Hearing loss costing billions in lost productivity Quality of life Hearing loss and quality of life WHO: Adult onset hearing loss has great impact on our lives Hearing aids improve quality of life Nine in ten improve quality of life Hearing aids perform better than expected A better life with hearing aids Numbers and countries Hearing loss numbers in different countries One in Six Adults Suffers from Hearing Loss More and more hearing impaired people Receiving hearing aids in different countries Europe A-I One in six suffering from hearing loss Millions of Europeans exposed to noise in the workplace EU directive against noise Europe goes to battle against noise EU Protects the Rights of Handicapped People Austria Austria Austrians suffer increasingly from noise in the workplace Belgium Belgium Denmark Denmark Denmark: One-in-eight say that they have a hearing loss One in ten in Danish work place is hearing impaired More Danish children with hearing problems Finland Finland France France France: One-in-eight says they have a hearing loss One in five French teenagers hearing impaired Paris puts noise on the map Germany Germany One-in-eight Germans suffers from hearing loss Ireland Ireland 51% of Irish MP3-users are damaging their hearing Italy Italy Italy's Generation hearing loss Italy: One-in-seven say they have a hearing loss Europe J-Z One in six suffering from hearing loss Millions of Europeans exposed to noise in the workplace EU directive against noise Europe goes to battle against noise EU Protects the Rights of Handicapped People Netherlands The Netherlands Norway Norway Norway: One-in-nine say that they have a hearing loss Portugal Portugal Russia Russia: Hearing problems widespread among children Spain Spain Spain: One in ten schoolchildren with hearing loss Spain: 40 percent with poor hearing 4 million people in Madrid exposed to excessive noise The second noisiest country in the world Sweden Sweden One in nine in working population suffering from hearing loss More than 1.3 million Swedes with hearing damage Switzerland Switzerland Switzerland: One-in-ten say they have a hearing loss UK United Kingdom UK: One-in-nine says they have a hearing loss Asia Low public awareness of hearing loss Hearing loss among young Chinese High incidence of hearing loss among newborns in China Indian children with hearing loss India - mega city traffic noise causing hearing loss Japan Hearing loss in Thailand Pakistan - hearing loss widespread in rural areas Hearing endangered among Singapore conscripts Japan: One-in-eight say they have a hearing loss Africa Hearing loss in Africa Causes of hearing loss in Africa Nigerian children lose hearing from untreated ear infections Nigeria: One in seven children suffers from hearing loss Nigeria: Dramatic consequences of noisy work places Needlessly high prevalence of hearing loss in children of Sudan Hearing loss widespread among the children of Sierra Leone Latin America Little is known about hearing loss Five million Colombians suffering from hearing problems Hearing at risk in Mexico and Puerto Rico Little use of hearing aids among hearing impaired children Hazardous noise increase in Bogotá Chile: Many school children with hearing problems Up to 1, 5 million Chileans with hearing problems Buenos Aires is too noisy Hearing loss among children in Costa Rica in line with the Western world Brazil: Infections cause hearing loss North America Hearing loss in North America USA USA 35 million Americans suffering from hearing loss 30 minutes in New York subway can damage the hearing 1 out of 6 baby boomers and 1 out of 14 "Generation Xers" have hearing problems The Americans with Disabilities Act The city of noise Five million school children with hearing loss U.S. rules on hearing protection Canada Canada Three million Canadians suffer from hearing loss Hearing loss ’epidemic’ in Canada Many hearing impaired people and much prejudice Oceania Hearing loss in Oceania Australia Australia: Nine in 10 over the age of 55 are deaf to their own needs 8 million Australians with hearing loss in 2050 Hearing loss epidemic anticipated in young New Zealand generation New Zealand: Under-diagnosed hearing loss in elderly New Zealand: Hearing problems picked up too late One in six children has hearing loss Prevention Preventing hearing loss Earplugs Earplugs make a difference Earmuffs Custom-fitted ear molds Hearing earplugs How to select best earplugs for you Earplugs - How to protect your ears from noise Leisure time Daily exposure to noise City life is hazardous to hearing Leisure noise causes hearing loss Reducing the noise at home Take care of your ears Ear bud headphones hazardous to hearing Motorcycles hazardous to your hearing Gunshot blasts pose serious hazard to hearing No reason for loud music at fitness centres Goal! Hearing protection against snoring partner Convertibles damaging hearing Waiter, can I have some earplugs, please? Hearing loss coming to a theatre near you Some cars more noisy than others Headphones and sports a dangerous cocktail At work Work noise increases risk of hearing loss Nursery school teachers wearing hearing protection Hearing loss widespread among construction workers The dangers of being a musician Teaching among noisiest jobs The German office is too noisy Farmers risk hearing loss Cement workers risk their hearing High levels of noise and car exhaust hazardous to hearing Workers at risk of hearing loss Norwegian offshore workers hard of hearing Fire fighters risk their hearing Classical musicians at extreme risk for hearing loss Your dentist should be concerned with hearing as well as teeth Protect your childs hearing Protect your child's hearing Pregnancy and Birth Protect hearing of the unborn Protect your unborn baby against hearing loss Common herpes virus can damage hearing in unborn children Low birth weight increases risk of hearing loss Effects on babies of prenatal exposure to smoking Noisy Toys Noisy toys are not for delicate ears Noises for your children to avoid Warning: Toys to avoid Warning: Keep noisy toys from baby girls and baby boys Protect Good advice - childrens hearing Earwax is good for children Tube in ear can cause hearing loss Headphones featuring hearing loss alarm Childproof noise-regulation for MP3 players About hearing tests Hearing test Definition of hearing loss Typical procedure for a hearing test Speech test Pure tone test Middle ear test Audiogram The ear The ear - a magnificent organ The ear's ability to capture sound The inner ear The middle ear The outer ear Beneficial earwax Both ears are needed to hear well Your ears differ Sound and the brain Sounds are waves in the air The direction of sound Both ears are needed to hear well Masking Discovery leading towards intelligent hearing aids The cocktail party effect: How the brain filters noise Inner ear sound wave discovery Noise, noise, noise Hearing aids About hearing aids Two hearing aids best Hearing aids stimulate brain activity Hearing aids improving love life Common problems with hearing aids Researchers warning against cheap hearing aids The history of hearing aids Getting used to hearing aids Getting used to hearing aids Hearing aids take time getting used to Most people adapt quickly to hearing aids My voice sounds strange Learning to live with hearing aids When the hearing aid is whistling Use of hearing aids Millions would benefit from hearing aids Only one in four has hearing aids Hearing impaired people wait for years before seeking treatment More youngsters treated with hearing aids Main reasons for getting hearing aids Types Types of hearing aid Four categories of hearing aids Ear specialists recommend digital hearing aids Lifestyle and hearing aids Deep canal hearing aids Components Hearing aid components Use of batteries Hearing aid batteries - Seven tips Ear moulds Getting used to the ear moulds Assistive devices Mobile phones and hearing aids Loop systems and telecoils Technical aids Alerting devices Listening devices for TV/radio Telecommunication equipment A bracelet to assist hearing impaired players Implants Implants Middle ear implants Inner ear implants Bone anchored hearing aids Auditory brainstem implants Up to 90 percent with cochlear implants improve hearing Cochlear implants improve quality of life CI-operated still enjoy music after implantation More can benefit from cochlear implants Hybrid hearing aid/cochlear implant Tinnitus What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus - an individual condition A connection between Tinnitus and Hearing loss Brain muzak - a tinnitus nightmare Tinnitus in the blood Causes Causes of tinnitus Gene mutations causing tinnitus Advancements in tinnitus research Painkillers may aggravate tinnitus Tinnitus and hyperacusis Noise is not alone in causing tinnitus Tinnitus and stress Severe tinnitus after head and neck injuries Consequences Psychological and social consequences of tinnitus Tinnitus may lower quality of life Tinnitus takes toll on quality of life Tinnitus affecting job performance Tinnitus affecting love life Prevalence Tinnitus - a widespread problem More and more tinnitus China: 130 million people suffer from tinnitus USA: 40-50 million experience tinnitus Tinnitus widespread among teachers Tinnitus increasingly affecting children Children and tinnitus Prevention Take care of your ears Earplugs Earplugs make a difference Earmuffs Custom-fitted ear molds Hearing earplugs How to select best earplugs for you Earplugs - How to protect your ears from noise Leisure time Daily exposure to noise City life is hazardous to hearing Leisure noise causes hearing loss Reducing the noise at home Take care of your ears Ear bud headphones hazardous to hearing Motorcycles hazardous to your hearing Gunshot blasts pose serious hazard to hearing No reason for loud music at fitness centres Goal! Hearing protection against snoring partner Convertibles damaging hearing Waiter, can I have some earplugs, please? Hearing loss coming to a theatre near you Some cars more noisy than others Headphones and sports a dangerous cocktail At work Work noise increases risk of hearing loss Nursery school teachers wearing hearing protection Hearing loss widespread among construction workers Teaching among noisiest jobs The German office is too noisy Farmers risk hearing loss Cement workers risk their hearing Workers at risk of hearing loss High levels of noise and car exhaust hazardous to hearing Norwegian offshore workers hard of hearing Noise induced hearing loss a risk for truck drivers The dangers of being a musician Coping How to live with tinnitus Therapy and hearing aids helping tinnitus patients Relief for tinnitus sufferers Tinnitus patients feel better with hearing aids Can tinnitus be cured? Tinnitus Retraining Therapy A Tinnitus masker Other coping strategies Sleeping with tinnitus Have a good flight, even with tinnitus Your Situation I have hearing loss Living with hearing loss Living with hearing loss Being hearing impaired can be draining Hearing impaired people still stigmatized Advantages of a hearing aid Misconceptions Prejudices Stigma about hearing loss Baby Boomers Lifestyle takes toll on hearing New attitude towards hearing aids growing out of baby boomer needs Toxic noise and the sound of silence Baby boomer facts When cries turn to whispers - warning signs and symptoms Lend me an ear plug and sing me a song Don't let your hair cells down A lifestyle enhancing gadget in your ear - this is not your father's hearing aid The elderly Hearing loss and how to meet it head on How to spot your hearing loss Take action - get early treatment Treatment - better than ever and more choices Hearing among elderly getting worse Hearing loss under-diagnosed and under-treated Aging affects our ability to hear - Presbyacusis Tinnitus often related to hearing loss Facts about hearing and aging Elderly hearing aid users share their experiences Elderly admit hearing loss but not its effects Elderly reluctant to have hearing checked Among elderly, too few use hearing aids Hearing aids make life easier for hearing impaired elderly and their relatives At work Hearing impaired in the workplace General advice At the office Hearing loss and Meetings At the factory Teaching To the employer Hearing loss causing difficulty at work General advice Good advice for conversations Advice to help your hearing Taking care of your hearing aids Keep an eye on your hearing aid insurance Good advice on the job, at home or when you travel Better telephone conversations The eye can listen, too Take care of your hearing aids Getting used to hearing aids Getting used to hearing aids Most people adapt quickly to hearing aids My voice sounds strange Learning to live with hearing aids When the hearing aid is whistling I might have hearing loss I might have a hearing loss Symptoms Symptoms of hearing loss Ask yourself Personal consequences Psychological consequences Physical consequences Social consequences Extreme psychological consequences of hearing impairment About hearing tests Definition of hearing loss Typical procedure for a hearing test Audiogram Somebody close has hearing loss Somebody close has hearing loss The bad hearing of relatives a delicate subject Signs to be aware of Signs to be aware of Effects of hearing loss Personal consequences Hearing loss affecting psychosocial health, particularly in young people Extreme psychological consequences of hearing impairment Physical consequences Social consequences Psychological consequences How to help How to help Good advice Communication guidelines Family and friends Opinions of relatives often decisive About hearing tests Hearing test Typical procedure for a hearing test Speech test My child has hearing loss Parents Accepting your child's hearing loss Hearing-problems not the end of the world Parents of newborns with hearing loss Poor quality of life for children with minor hearing loss Hearing loss in children causing parental distress Parents demand extra information from the hearing health care services Causes Causes of hearing loss in children Otitis Media Identifying and treating Signs your child may have hearing loss Indicators of hearing loss during baby and toddler development 10 signs that your child may have a hearing loss Treating hearing loss How many children are hearing-impaired? Symptoms of hearing loss in children Testing children's hearing Normal responses to sounds Hearing screening of infants Parents undermining newborn hearing screening Daily life Each child is an individual Growing up with a hearing loss Good advice Children socialising when having a hearing loss Teaching hearing-impaired children Hearing loss affects the communication Children with hearing loss struggle with speech Severe hearing loss hinders recognition of emotions of others Hearing loss combined with other disabilities hard on teenagers Choosing the right toy for hearing impaired children Getting hearing aids Children and hearing aids Taking care of your child's hearing aids School Local school or a specialised school? Teamwork in the classroom essential for hearing impaired students Classrooms far too noisy Nursery school noise causing tinnitus Hearing impaired children experience difficulties in an ordinary classroom Classroom noise Children with cochlear implants perform like normal hearing children Pupils straining to hear Noise boxes making pupils wiser Bad hearing affecting grades Hearing impaired youngsters more likely to be bullied Cases Personal experiences To hear or not to hear - that is the question My hearing problem has made me a better listener Adapting to hearing loss is possible A CI-operation made me want to give something back My hearing aid is a part of me Ha Ha — I have hearing problems Show off your hearing aids A lazy listener turned expert listener I hear new things every day Go for it and get a hearing aid With my hearing aid I feel safe "I’m crazy about my hearing aid" Retiring on a High Note The missing piece Be up front about your hearing loss Living with hearing loss Living life to its fullest Links Organisations Organisations for hearing-impaired people Manufacturers Manufacturers Other relevant links Other relevant links Link to Hear-it Link to Hear-it