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Hearing loss


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.

Obesity may up risk of hearing loss in women

November 26, 2013 2:15 pm

Exercise,walking 2 hours per week or more was associated with 15% lower risk of hearing loss.

Genetic basis of early hearing loss uncovered

June 17, 2013 9:29 am

How genetic mutation causes people to lose their hearing in their early twenties,says scientists.

All Ears

January 21, 2012 3:46 am

Hearing loss,a disability currently untreated in about 85 per cent of those affected,could lead to social isolation — and dementia

Diwali saw 7 cases of temporary deafness

October 29, 2011 1:33 am

This year’s Diwali celebrations turned out to be quite a nightmare for many with bursting of crackers leading to temporary deafness and tinnitus among at least seven persons in the Tricity.