Hearing News

Hearing loss is in the news! Check out these interesting hearing news articles the Campaign for Better Hearing has collected on hearing loss, hearing wellness and healthcare and get informed.

August 16, 2018

Think Your Hearing is Great?

You might want to check out your hearing, according to a recent study, reports NPR According to research, “If you think your hearing is just fine, think again. A federal study finds that about a quarter of people between the ages of 20 and 69 who think their hearing is good or excellent are in fact showing signs of hearing […]
August 10, 2018

Reduced Risk of Hearing Loss in Women – New Study Shows Positive Trends

In a recent study conducted by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and published in The Journal of Nutrition, scientists focused on the link between eating a healthy diet and a reduced risk of hearing loss in adult women. Researchers studied a cohort of nearly 82,000 women over 22 years. They found that women who followed one of three well-studied diets had […]
August 7, 2018

Preschool Teachers at Higher Risk for Hearing Loss

If you have ever spent time in preschools, you probably agree that there is a universal way to describe them. Loud. Large groups of children can be very noisy, especially during free time when they aren’t calmly listening to an instructor. Now, new research conducted by Sofie Fredriksson at Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden shows that this noisy work environment is […]
August 2, 2018

Hearing Loss and Ototoxic Drugs – CNN Reports

In South Africa, Khumbulani Shandu, a 14-year old child, was suffering from drug-resistant tuberculosis. Then, after receiving a highly toxic antibiotic and other medication, he experienced sudden-onset hearing loss and went deaf. Read about his story in this CNN article and read his story of courage and how he was able to hear again when an anonymous donor paid for […]
July 15, 2018

University of California at San Diego Researcher Discusses Regenerative Medicine

Wondering about the latest in regenerative medicine and hearing loss? Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Chief of the Division of Otolaryngology?Head & Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Diego, discusses how regenerating the tiny hairs in your ears (known as cilia) can improve hearing loss. There’s so much research on the horizon. Stay tuned for the next breakthrough in regenerative […]
June 4, 2018

ABC News Reports: Study on Kids and Hearing Loss

It’s official: loud music hurts kids’ hearing According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than 12 percent of children between the ages of six and 19 suffer from noise-induced hearing loss — about 5.2 million kids. And although hearing experts have suspected for a long time that long-term hearing loss begins in childhood, the study is the first to […]