7th Coalition for Global Hearing Health Conference, Manila

From the Editor: This week’s Hearing International was prepared by the President-Elect of the American Academy of Audiology, Dr. Jackie Clark.  Dr. Clark, a Director and Founder of the Coalition for Global Health discusses the organization and its 7th International Conference to be held in Manila this Fall.     This 7th Coalition for Global Hearing…

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Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss?

Sleep disordered breathing is a common chronic condition in the general population world wide. In 2008, Punjabi estimated the prevalence of Sleep Apnea Syndrome (SAS) is in the range of 3% to 7%, with certain components of the population at higher risk. Recent estimates, however, by the American Journal of Epidemiology indicate a substantially higher prevalence of SAS of 26 percent in adults between the ages of…

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