Health

Turn down the music. Here's why.

(HealthDay)—Parents annoyed by the loud music that their teens listen to might have good reason to worry.

Neuroscience

Evidence of hearing damage in teens prompts researchers' warning

New research into the ringing-ear condition known as tinnitus indicates an alarming level of early, permanent hearing damage in young people who are exposed to loud music, prompting a warning from a leading Canadian researcher ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Stress causes infants to resort to habits

Under stress, people are inclined to resort to habits, rather than trying out new things. In the journal PNAS, psychologists from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the Technische Universität Dortmund report that this is true ...

Pediatrics

Youth are quietly losing their hearing

Children and teens constantly plugged into personal listening devices, such as phones, computers or music players, could be harming their ears without realizing it, says a Purdue University audiologist.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

New study brings scientists a step closer to silencing tinnitus

New research funded by charity Action on Hearing Loss suggests that tinnitus can be eliminated by blocking signals between the ear and brain, offering hope to suffers that a cure is within reach, with prolonged exposure to ...

Health

Does loud music wreck your hearing?

(Medical Xpress) -- Loud music damages your hearing ­— a warning that we're used to taking as fact. But surprisingly, little research has actually been done into how sustained exposure to loud music affects our ...

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