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Chocolate may help to slow down hearing loss

We so often hear the negative aspects of eating too much chocolate, however, a new study shows that it may prevent us from hearing loss in middle age. It may sound too good to be true as we near Easter Sunday, but doctors in the South Korean capital Seoul found the rate of hearing loss among people aged from 40 [...]

By |June 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Chocolate may help to slow down hearing loss

Can you ‘hear’ these gifs? Scientists reveal why silent images appear to make sounds

Scientists have discovered why a ‘visual ear’ phenomenon lets some people ‘hear’ silent gif images such as the famous ‘skipping pylon’ animation. A new study has suggested the remarkable ‘synaesthesia-like effect’ is caused by interference between areas of the brain responsible for processing sight and sound. Normally, these two parts of our brains do not work together. But they may [...]

By |April 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on Can you ‘hear’ these gifs? Scientists reveal why silent images appear to make sounds

Applying for a Job: Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Landing a good job, fitting into a new workplace, and successfully advocating for yourself to ensure you are a productive and valued employee, while never easy, are even more complicated when you have hearing loss. Even the first steps of applying for a job and navigating an interview can be a challenge. To meet your career goals, you need the [...]

By |April 19th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on Applying for a Job: Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Frequency Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Hearing Restoration Drug Trial

Frequency Therapeutics, a clinical stage biotechnology company, announced positive results from a Phase 1/2 safety trial to evaluate FX-322, an investigational drug candidate designed to facilitate hearing restoration. The trial assessed the safety of a single dose of FX-322 given by intratympanic administration in adult patients with stable sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) who had a medical history consistent with either [...]

By |April 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on Frequency Therapeutics Announces Positive Results from Hearing Restoration Drug Trial

WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss

The World Health Organization (WHO) has decided that when it comes to loud headphones and hearing loss, enough is enough. Along with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), it has published recommended specifications for a new generation of hi-fi headsets that won't give you hearing loss. The organizations say all new smartphones and audio players with in-ear or over-the-ear amplification should [...]

By |March 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Hearing|Comments Off on WHO Sets Standard for Headphones That Won’t Give You Hearing Loss