Tag Archives: Hearing

“Almost perfect” hearing for deaf with new tech

New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. New technology can improve sound quality for hearing implant users by a life-changing amount. * Current technology sounds metallic – music sounds like “a crash”* Audio quality of new system is 90-100% of original signal – ie almost perfect hearing* Multiple stored versions mean high… Read More »

Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia

Tens of thousands of people in Ireland are currently living with dementia. Stock picture Hearing loss and obesity among 12 factors that fuel dementia Independent.ie Twelve lifestyle choices and conditions that fuel dementia have been identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in the most definitive list ever of how to avoid mental decline in… Read More »

Vaping and hearing loss: Is there a link?

Studies have shown smoking cigarettes can damage your hearing, but what about vaping? Many vaping products contain chemicalsknown to be harmful to human health. There’s no conclusive research yet, but it appears that vaping indeed carries similar risks to smoking. And depending on the chemicals found in the vape juice flavoring, it may even be more… Read More »

The dangerous link between smoking and hearing loss

Smoking is a well-established risk factor for hearing loss. Studies have shown that time and again exposure to cigarette smoke–whether directly, secondhand, or even in utero–can have a big impact on a person’s hearing health. Smoking can contribute to poor health, including hearing loss. For example, Reuters News reported last year that smokers were 60 percent more likely… Read More »