News tagged with hearing

U-M researchers: Turn down the volume

As the nation continues to focus on health care prevention through reform, one cause of serious illness and even death gets ignored—environmental noise pollution.

Dec 06, 2013
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What a Formula 1 race does to your eardrums

As an acoustical engineer, Craig Dolder – currently a graduate student at the University of Texas, Austin – knew that loud noises can damage hearing. Even so, when Canada's Formula 1 Grand Prix coincided with an Acoustical ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Speech, not tones, produces better hearing test

It's taken 70 years to invent a better hearing test. That's how long we've been using the classic 'beep' audiology test, first developed to assess returned soldiers from WW2.

Nov 26, 2013
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Farmers lose their hearing at alarming rates

(Medical Xpress)—Bruce Breuninger's 350-acre centennial farm sprawls beneath the ceramic blue sky, quiet but for the occasional bird call and Dudley the dog's aimless barking.

Oct 10, 2013
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