Over 1 billion people aged 12 to 35 years risk losing their hearing due to prolonged and excessive exposure to loud music and other recreational sounds. This can have devastating consequences for their physical and mental health, education...
The Serbian sports superstar was hoping to win his 21st Grand Slam at the Australian Open later this month, but has instead of training been confined to a hotel used to accommodate asylum seekers.
The study provided for the first time quantitative measures for hearing quality following exposure to the virus.
The German Association for the Hearing Impaired people said about 15 million Germans suffer from hearing loss, and in some cases, traditional hearing aids succeed in improving hearing, but most of these devices contain a loudspeaker inside the user's ear canal, causing sound distortions which impairs sound quality.
"Our ability to hear is precious. Untreated hearing loss can have a devastating impact on people’s ability to communicate, to study and to earn a living. It can also impact on people’s mental health and their ability to sustain relationships," said Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General.
Cochlear implantation is a well-established means to treat severe hearing loss. The device consists of an external part that sits behind the ear and a second part surgically implanted under the skin.
The Saudi Ministry of Health shared the story of the Saudi child Wajdi from the city of Najran. The child was reveling in joy when he heard the surrounding sounds for the first time.
The police received a report from a hospital in Nasr City about a dead elderly man in his 80s with traces of beating and injuries in his body.
Al-Amal School for the Deaf, which is an affiliate of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services, celebrates the forty-fifth Arab Deaf Week from 20 to 27 April 2020 under the theme ‘Persons who are deaf or hard-of-hearing have the right to marry by the support of community institutions’.
The activists are accused of organising and participating in an unofficial primary poll last July aimed at selecting the strongest candidates for a legislative council election that the government later postponed, citing the coronavirus.