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Insight gained into age-related hearing loss

Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have gained insight into how different types of age-related hearing loss may occur in humans. The discovery could eventually help physicians develop drugs to combat ...

dateOct 14, 2010 in Genetics
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Noise and chemicals: Workers are losing their hearing

A study carried out by Spanish researchers has shown that the presence of chemical contaminants can interact with noise and modify, for good or for bad, the way in which work-related "deafness" - which is increasingly common ...

dateSep 28, 2010 in Health
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The hazards of headphones

When it comes to hearing loss, a tiny iPod seems much less threatening than a rock concert but it actually may be more dangerous.

dateSep 28, 2010 in Health
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