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White noise improves hearing: Study

New York/IBNS: Noise is not the same as noise – and even a quiet environment does not have the same effect as white noise.

'Once lost , hearing doesn't come back': World Health Organization warns on World Hearing Day

New York, Mar 3 (IBNS): Many people live with unidentified hearing loss, often failing to realize that they are missing out on certain sounds and words. To address this problem, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging people on this year’s World Hearing Day, held on March 3, to check their hearing.

With age comes hearing loss and a greater risk of cognitive decline: Study

Washington, Feb 13 (IBNS): Hearing impairment is a common consequence of advancing age.

UN guidelines unveiled to prevent rising hearing loss among young smartphone listeners

New York, Feb 13 (IBNS): More than one billion 12 to 35-year-olds, risk irreversible hearing loss from exposure to loud sounds such as music played on their smartphone, UN health experts said on Tuesday, unveiling new guidelines to help address the problem.

Hearing loss linked to poor nutrition in early childhood, study finds

Washington, Feb 9 (IBNS): 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.