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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

How Loud is a Professional Football Game?

As part of its efforts to educate the public about the risks of exposure to loud sounds at home and in communities, the CDC National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) has procured one-page advertisements in official printed sports programs for the National Hockey League (NHL), the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Football League (NFL).

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Biomarkers in Blood May Identify Noise-Induced Trauma

Have you ever wondered if there may be a way to identify noise-induced damage before hearing loss occurs?

If so, you may want to check out this study by Parham and colleagues (2018). In 2018, these researchers studied the levels of prestin (a protein found specifically in outer hair cells) in the blood of mice after being exposed to noise. This study revealed that the levels of prestin rose sharply when outer hair cells were damaged and start to die. The authors discuss the implications of these findings and next steps for studying the phenomena in humans.

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Beethoven’s Tragic Hearing Loss

"For two years I have avoided almost all social gatherings because it is impossible for me to say to people 'I am deaf'," he wrote. "If I belonged to any other profession it would be easier, but in my profession it is a frightful state."  

Ludwig von Beethoven is one of the most immortal composers of all time. Born in December 1770, Beethoven enjoyed early success as a composer and musician. Tragically, he suffered from progressive hearing loss that reportedly started in his mid- to late 20s. 

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The Soccer Strategy of Weaponized Sound

Yes, the greatest spectacle of the sporting world, the World Cup of soccer, is underway. We have reported on the pseudo earthquake of ecstasy caused by a Mexican goal against the reigning world champion Germans <link to vibrations of ecstasy. The curtains are yet to fall on the very first stage of the tournament and the past champions are boarding a homebound airplane – stung by a plucky South Korean side that forgot to be intimidated by the biggest names in soccer.

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Pack Your Plugs

It is alright if you missed the royal wedding. Meghan and Harry will understand. But perhaps you would like to visit London over the summer months. Take in the lingering sense of history and festival that just transpired in the form of a royal wedding. Well certainly you will have to plan meticulously for such a trip. 

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CDC Releases New Vital Signs Report on Non-Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Ways You Can Participate

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First Zumba, Now Cycling: What’s Next?

The most recent issue of Audiology Today (November/December 2016) contained a study that evaluated the noise levels of a Zumba© class, as well as the pre/post pure-tone hearing levels of class participants (Gaeta and John, 2016). That study found that “sound levels averaged 91.2 dBA over 60 minutes with peak values up to 101.4 dBA.” These investigators also noted a drop in pure-tone hearing levels (defined as “at least 10 dB in one or both ears for a least one audiometric frequency” tested from 1 kHz-6 kHz) after class in 81 percent of those tested (n=16).

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Olympic Champion Also Achieves Excellence by Protecting His Child’s Hearing

“Audiologists around the world celebrated not only Michael Phelps’ outstanding Olympic achievements, but also the commitment of Michael and his fiancée to protecting their child’s ears in a very noisy and reverberant environment,” said Ian Windmill, PhD, President of the American Academy of Audiology.

During recent Olympic swim meets, Phelps’ fiancée was shown holding their 3-month-old son, Boomer. Boomer was wearing a set of noise-reducing earphones in order to protect his young ears from the noise of the crowd in the stadium.

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Save Your Hearing Day

May 31 ends Better Hearing and Speech Month with National #SaveYourHearingDay. It is important to take some time to learn ways to protect your hearing and that of your family. Our hearing is vital, and there are ways that hearing loss can be avoidable.

There are various reasons from which hearing loss can be the result, including the following:

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May 25 Is National Wine Day!

Celebrated each year, it has a sister holiday in February, National Drink Wine Day. I guess today you're just supposed to pour a glass and admire it. If you DO elect to consume, the resveratrol (a polyphenolic compound found in grape skin) in red wine has been shown to be of potential benefit in prevention of ischemic, noise, and age-related hearing loss, though the mechanism of protection remains unclear.

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