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Hearing loss


Four strange Covid symptoms you might not have heard about

May 19, 2022 2:37 pm

From skin lesions to hearing loss, emerging data is increasingly showing us that COVID symptoms can go beyond what you might expect from a regular cold or a flu

Turn down the volume as WHO sets new safe limit for music venues

March 03, 2022 12:10 pm

The risk of hearing loss is intensified because most audio devices, venues and events do not provide safe listening options, Bente Mikkelsen, WHO director for the department for noncommunicable diseases said on Wednesday.

Covid-19 and tinnitus: Everything you need to know

November 19, 2021 2:15 pm

"Over a period of one year, the condition has increased by 50 per cent, said Dr Divya Prabhat, ENT surgeon.

Noise-induced hearing loss: From causes to symptoms and prevention

September 23, 2021 6:03 pm

Covid-19 has forced everyone, including kids, to attend meetings and classes on online platforms for almost 6-7 hours regularly. Many of us use earphones at high volume to compensate for environmental disturbances.

Women with hearing loss in Gaza make animations to raise awareness

March 22, 2021 5:15 pm

They have already made two short films - one about sign language and another advocating their right to work in Gaza, where unemployment stands at 49 percent

'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

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.

Hearing loss in children: Causes, signs and the need for early intervention

August 22, 2019 5:17 pm

Childhood hearing loss: Almost all of hearing loss can be treated if timely identified. 60 per cent of childhood hearing can be prevented, according to World Health Organisation (WHO).

Anti-malaria drug may prevent hereditary hearing loss: Study

June 22, 2019 12:30 pm

Researchers found that the drug can help sensory cells of the inner ear recognise and transport an essential protein to specialised membrane using established pathways within the cell, which will help improve and restore hearing.

Hearing loss common after open heart surgery using CPB, says PGI study

February 06, 2014 3:47 pm

Apart from this, fluctuation in blood pressure, blood sugar and viral infections also lead to sudden loss of hearing. But CPB surgery is one major surgery after which patients reported hearing loss of varied degrees.