The World Health Organization warns that more than 1 billion young people are at risk of hearing loss because of personal audio devices and loud concerts. In fact hearing loss among teens today is about 30 percent higher than in More….
William (Bill) Shatner (born March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor, singer, author, producer, director, spokesman, and comedian. He gained worldwide fame and became a cultural icon for his portrayal of James T. Kirk, Captain of the USS Enterprise, in More….
In this series of ‘The many Faces of Hearing Loss,’ the most surprising name to appear is one of the most famous composers of all time, Ludwig Van Beethoven. At the tender age of 26, Beethoven began to lose his More….
Industrial deafness, also known was ‘occupational deafness’ or ‘noise induced hearing loss’, is one of the most common occupational illnesses. It is caused when people are subjected to high levels of noise in a working environment without utilising suitable hearing More….
Check out our Noise Thermometer It is well established that long-term exposure to loud noise can damage hearing, sometimes irreparably, but few people understand how to assess loud noise. And although sound meters are now available on most smartphones (See More….