December 30, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

Could Anemia Cause Hearing Loss?

By Randy DotingaHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, Dec. 29, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Hearing loss may be linked to iron deficiency anemia — a combination of low levels of iron and red blood cells, new research suggests. The study found that people with iron deficiency anemia have more than

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December 20, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

Everyday Pain Relievers May Be Linked to Hearing Loss in Some Women

Latest Hearing News MONDAY, Dec. 19, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Long-term use of over-the-counter pain relievers may be associated with increased risk of hearing loss in some women, a new study says. Women who used ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) or acetaminophen (Tylenol) for six years or more were more likely to

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December 16, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

Fewer Americans Under 70 Have Hearing Loss, Study Finds

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Americans younger than 70 may be hearing better now compared with 15 years ago, a new government study suggests. Researchers found that hearing loss appears to be on the decline among Americans in their 40s, 50s

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December 08, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

FDA Eases Up on Hearing Aid Rules

Latest Hearing News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Getting a hearing aid should be less of a hassle — and eventually less expensive — under new rules introduced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA said on Wednesday it will no longer enforce a requirement that

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December 07, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

Eustachian Tube Problems (Ear Tube Dysfunction, Blockage)

Middle Ear Infection Symptoms In general, adults with an ear infection may have one or more of these symptoms and signs: Ringing in ears Dizziness Fever Headache Nausea and/or vomiting. Click for more middle ear infection symptoms and signs » Eustachian tube definition and facts The Eustachian tube originates in

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October 10, 2016 by Contributor in Hearing

Study Suggests Genetic Link to Middle Ear Infections

Latest Hearing News FRIDAY, Oct. 7, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Researchers say they’ve found a potential genetic link to a child’s higher risk of middle ear infections. These painful infections are the most frequent reason kids are given antibiotics, according to the researchers. They said the new discovery could lead

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