World Hearing Day is fast approaching on the 3rd of March, a day to raise awareness around how to prevent and address hearing loss. Our recent study shows, laughing with friends (96%) and catching up with family (93%) are the More….
Many people in Ireland suffer from tinnitus and usually describe it as a ringing, buzzing or whistling noise. It is surprisingly common, with around 18% of the population find that they can suffer from it at some stage in their More….
35% with Hearing Loss in Ireland Have No Treatment Risk of dementia can be cut by one third by treating hearing loss, according to the 2020 report of the Lancet Commission on Dementia Prevention, Intervention and Care.*1 Simply wearing a More….
The telephone – A modern invention with a colourful past For more than 170 years, the telephone has bridged substantial physical distance, connecting families, friends and businesses around the world. Although many people credit Alexander Graham Bell with its invention, More….
What causes an ear infection? An ear infection arises when the Eustachian tubes becomes enflamed or congested, leading to infection of the middle ear. The Eustachian tube is a small tube that runs from each ear directly to the back More….
The famous racing driver Rosemary Smith was interviewed a couple of weeks ago on RTE Radio 1 by Oliver Callan. Rosemary was a trailblazer for female racing drivers in the 60s and 70s and has led a remarkable life. Now More….
The theme of this year’s World Hearing Day (Tues, 3 March) is Don’t let hearing loss limit you! Promoted by the World Health Organisation, the message is that timely and effective interventions will ensure people with hearing loss can achieve More….
Irish people risk damaging their hearing by using unsafe methods to remove earwax, a new nationwide survey* has found. Over half of sufferers (57%) self-medicate, according to the shocking results of the study carried out by the leading audiology group, More….