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'Hearing loss can be prevented': Here's what you need to know

March 03, 2021 4:47 pm

World Hearing Day 2021: 'In children, almost 60 per cent of hearing loss is due to causes such as ear infections and birth complications that can be prevented through public health measures. Over 1 billion young adults are at risk of permanent, avoidable hearing loss due to unsafe listening practices,' according to WHO

World Hearing Day 2021: A look at some innovations in hearing health care

March 03, 2021 12:30 pm

"Disabled hearing loss is defined as hearing loss greater than 40 dB hearing levels (dB HL) in the better hearing ear in adults and greater than 30 dB HL in the better hearing ear in children," says Nikkhil K Masurkar, Executive Director, ENTOD Pharmaceuticals, adding "ageing is by far the most common factor that leads to hearing loss"

New report highlights major gaps in access experienced by people with deafblindness

August 19, 2020 5:37 pm

Deafblind individuals are clubbed with persons with multiple disabilities, which leads to the lacuna, the report highlighted

What parents must know about early detection of hearing loss in children

June 24, 2020 6:50 pm

"If the cells inside the cochlear, which convert the sound waves into electrical waves, are destroyed because of anything it could affect hearing," explains Dr J M Hans.

Transparent masks for the deaf and hearing-impaired: All you need to know

May 27, 2020 3:30 pm

Dehradun-based Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's NIEPVD has come up with the transparent masks, which are believed to support the deaf and hearing-impaired.

Brett Lee in Pune to promote cochlear implant to overcome hearing disability

April 07, 2016 2:29 am

Lee was candid enough to talk about his own experience when his son suffered hearing loss in one ear due to a head injury.

Disability dept ties up with hospitals to counsel patients

October 07, 2013 2:52 am

Sancheti,Ruby Hall,Deenanath Mangeshkar and AFMC get counsellors; tie-ups with more hospitals on cards.

DU sees record increase in registration by students with hearing disability

June 14, 2011 3:50 am

In a new high,39 candidates with hearing disabilities have registered with the Delhi University’s office of the Dean of Students’ Welfare for undergraduate admissions this year.