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‘Buzzing’ in Ear Alerted Boy to Very Unwelcome Visitor

‘Buzzing’ in Ear Alerted Boy to Very Unwelcome Visitor

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — The Connecticut 9-year-old knew something was wrong. Three days after a routine day in the school playground, he felt something “foreign” in his right ear and persistent buzzing noises. Doctors who examined the boy’s ear at Yale-New Haven Hospital quickly ascertained […]

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Health Tip: Earache Home Care

Health Tip: Earache Home Care

(HealthDay News) — An earache is a sharp, dull, or burning pain in one or both ears. The pain can have a variety of causes, from ear infections to pressure changes, says MedlinePlus. Latest Hearing News To care for an earache at home, you can: Copyright © 2019 HealthDay. All rights reserved.

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Health Tip: Cochlear Implants

Health Tip: Cochlear Implants

(HealthDay News) — Cochlear implants are electronic devices that can restore hearing for people with hearing loss. Both adults and children can benefit from cochlear implants, says Mayo Clinic. Latest Hearing News People with cochlear implants have reported: Ability to hear speech without needing visual cues. Ability to listen in a noisy space. Ability to […]

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Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

Health Tip: Hearing Loss Prevention

(HealthDay News) — About 1 in 3 Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. And about half of those over 75 have trouble hearing. Latest Hearing News Though age-related hearing loss is difficult to prevent, noise-induced hearing loss can be minimized. People should actively reduce exposure to loud noise, the U.S. […]

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Quietness better than background music for creativity

Quietness better than background music for creativity

Recent research questions the popular notion that listening to music increases creativity. Instead, it proposes that quietness, or even background library noise, is more beneficial. Many people say that music helps them focus, but the researchers behind a new study beg to differ. After conducting a series of experiments with human volunteers, researchers from the […]

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Eustachian Tube (Dysfunction)

Eustachian Tube (Dysfunction)

What should you know about Eustachian tubes? What are the Eustachian tubes? The Eustachian tube originates in the rear of the nose adjacent to the soft palate, runs a slightly uphill course, and ends in the middle ear space. The Eustachian tube connects the middle ear space to the rear of the nose near the […]

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What and when can a fetus hear?

What and when can a fetus hear?

People often wonder if a fetus can hear while in the womb. Many expectant parents will speak to or play music for a developing fetus. Evidence suggests that the auditory system starts forming at the 18th week of pregnancy and continues to develop until the baby is between 5 and 6 months of age. Everything […]

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Are Hearing Loss, Mental Decline Related?

Are Hearing Loss, Mental Decline Related?

Latest Hearing News TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Dementia is hard to predict, but hearing loss might signal a higher risk, a new study suggests. The eight-year study adds to growing evidence of a link between hearing loss and mental decline. But don’t panic if you no longer can hear the doorbell. The […]