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The Link Between Sudden Hearing Loss and Anxiety, Depression

Hearing loss of sudden onset, known as idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss, is a potentially catastrophic medical condition characterized as a sensorineural hearing loss of sudden onset of at least 30 dB in three sequential frequencies over a period of three days or less. According to Taiwanese epidemiological data, the annual incidence rates of sudden…

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Mapping Out Solutions to Hearing Loss

Editor’s Note: Today’s news post comes from Canadian journalist Michelle Leslie who discusses some innovative solutions to address global hearing loss.   Google.org, the charitable arm of the world’s largest search engine, is supporting  World Wide Hearing (WWH) to find a solution to what the World Health Organization (WHO) has described as one of the largest disabilities on the planet.…

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Study Indicates Hearing Loss Associated with Increased Risk of Psychosis

UTRECHT, THE NETHERLANDS — A team of Dutch researchers from the Department of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Utrecht and Brain Center Rudolf Magnus, recently published a meta-analysis that showed an association between hearing loss and psychosis. Their meta-analyses revealed an increased risk of hearing impairment on all psychosis outcomes, including hallucinations, delusions, psychotic symptoms and delirium.…

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