Keeping the noise down for ICU patients

New research by Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Fiona Stanley Hospital aims to decrease noise levels in intensive care units (ICUs) by implementing improvements in acoustic design.


Does living in a loud city hurt your hearing?

Living in a city can be exciting for the cultural institutions, events, and attractions, but all that fun can take a toll on your ears. The sound of city life can be so loud that it damages the hair cells in the inner ear, ...

Oncology & Cancer

Scientists get closer to a better PSA test

The most common screening test for prostate cancer so often returns a false positive result that it's no longer recommended for men older than 70, and it's offered as a personal choice for younger men.

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to find a balance with shift work, sleep and mental health

Many shift workers work outside of the typical 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. traditional daytime working hours. Nontraditional shiftwork can include working rotational shifts, fixed night shifts, or extended days. According to data from ...

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