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# Hearing Loss

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# usher syndrome
'Should I wear a plaque saying I have a disability?': The reality of life with sight loss during a pandemic
Golf champion Carol Brill said daily tasks can be “very, very stressful” for people with sight and hearing loss.
# Future Focus
Bye-bye bifocals, hello bionic eyes: the future of seeing and hearing
Plus how Amazon’s Alexa could be literally inside your ear.
# Neuroscience
There may be a link between hearing loss and dementia - Trinity study
The study’s lead researcher has called for more research to examine whether the treatment of hearing loss can decrease the chances of developing dementia.
# Hearing Loss
16 US employees hurt in 'unprecedented acoustic attack' in Cuba
Some of the staff are believed to have experienced hearing loss.
# ac/dc
Brian Johnson says he's 'horrified' he may lose his hearing, but is not retiring
Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses will be filling in for Johnson at some of AC/DC’s upcoming gigs.
# Wildest Dreams
A young Taylor Swift fan got to hear her idol sing just before she lost her hearing
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# Turn it down
You should only be listening to one hour of (quiet) music a day
More than one BILLION people are at risk of damaging their hearing because their music is too loud and they listen to it for too long.
Voices
Column: Our world has never been louder – and noise can be dangerous
Tinnitus can be caused frighteningly easily – at any age – and even lead to permanent hearing damage, writes Robert Kelly.
# Hearing Loss
"We've wasted over €5,000 and a year of our lives."
Twenty-one students at Athlone IT have been put in limbo after the college cancelled their course a year in.
# cairns
"We are hopeful": Cochlear implants campaign gets boost
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams is supporting the campaign to have children fitted with two cochlear implants, rather than the standard one in Ireland.
# Hearing Loss
It's official: iPods are slowly making teenagers deaf
MP3 players are blamed as hearing loss increases by over 30% in 20 years.