Expert warns against hearing loss due to earpiece, others
The Chief Executive Officer of International Hearing Centre Nigeria (IHC), Dr. Irene Okeke-Igbokwe has warned that wrong use of earpiece from cell phones, exposure to loud noise, and medication, could cause hearing loss.
Hearing loss associated with early mortality
A new study links hearing loss with an increased risk for mortality before the age of 75 due to cardiovascular disease. Researchers at the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health..
Hearing Loss: The Dilemma of Millenials
Hearing loss is imminent for most people in the future because of their present lifestyle. The environment is filled with noise that is harmful to the ear through short-term and long-term exposure. In the future, some people will only hear if the sounds are slightly loud. The sound is measured in decibels and studies have…
Hearing loss linked to poor nutrition in early childhood, study suggests
Young adults who were undernourished as preschool children were approximately twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as their better- nourished peers, a new study suggests. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States (U.S.), analyzed the relationship between the hearing of more than 2,200 young…