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Mar. 31, 2019

Immune System May Protect Against CMV-Induced Hearing Loss, Study Finds

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The best weapon for curing herpes-induced hearing loss may be in our own bodies, a recent study found. The findings, published in PLOS Pathogen, suggest that immune system cells, referred to as “natural killers” (NK), may play a protective role against hearing loss caused by cytomegalovirus (CMV). CMV is a strain of the herpes virus that can exist as a
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Mar. 19, 2019

Occupational Health Hazard? Rock n’ Roller Develops Hearing Loss

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Not the first rock n’ roller to suffer from hearing problems, and he won’t be the last: Sugar Ray’s lead singer Mark McGrath recently announced that the decades spent on the stage have finally taken its toll…on his hearing. Musicians are often hit with hearing loss and disorders — one might be able to say it’s a known occupational hazard.
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Feb. 03, 2019

Smokers May Face a Greater Risk for Hearing Loss, Study Suggests

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Most everyone is aware of the negative effects smoking can have on health, but many are likely unaware of the effect the habit may have on hearing. The findings in a recent study published in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research found that smokers in the study group were 60% more likely to develop high-frequency hearing loss than their non-smoker
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Jan. 29, 2019

Study: Poor Childhood Nutrition Can Lead to Hearing Loss

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Undernourished preschool children are about twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as young adults when compared with their better-nourished counterparts, a recent study found. The study, conducted by researchers from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that nutritional interventions for young children can help to prevent hearing
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Jan. 02, 2019

Getting Your Family On Your Hearing Loss Team

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It feels like we talk about it all the time. “Please face me so I can hear you,” or “Can you repeat that slower,” but I sometimes wonder if it is sinking in. Objectively, I think my family knows what they need to do to help me hear, but it often slips their mind, or seems unimportant since in many