Maternal teratogens that are associated with hearing loss
include alcohol or drug abuse, methyl mercury, and thalidomide.
The World Health Organization estimates that more than 600 million individuals worldwide suffer from some form of hearing loss
with 300 million having disabling hearing loss
In the study, hearing loss
was defined as pure tone average >30dBHL.
Study authors called for research into factors that could protect children with hearing loss
from bullying and prevention education that emphasizes tolerance of people living with disabilities.
They also said that ministers must publish an action plan on how the Government plans to address hearing loss
According to ASHA more than twenty-one million infants, children, and adults in America suffer from some degree of hearing loss
in one or both ears.
This is the first paper to show that obesity is associated with hearing loss
in adolescents," said study first author Anil K.
Action on Hearing Loss
Cymru can also organise transport to pick up and drop off those who need extra assistance to attend.
KARACHI -- More than 360 million people in the world have disabling hearing loss
, says a new WHO report issued on the occasion of International Ear Care Day to be observed on 03 March 2013.
VA has determined that hearing loss
is a significant health care problem for veterans," said Washington Headquarters Executive Director Barry Jesinoski.
The finding bolsters the idea that hearing loss
can have serious consequences for the brain, says Patricia Tun of Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass.
for the affected members of this family becomes severe between 30 and 40 years of age.
In a broad sense, deaf includes all individuals with any degree of hearing loss
, but particularly people who cannot understand spoken messages through hearing alone.
Because of the prevalence of hearing loss
among older persons and because of its pervasive effects, family members, service providers, and older persons themselves can benefit from understanding the potential intrapersonal effects of and psychosocial implications of a hearing loss
Last year a University of Florida study revealed that 17 percent of middle and high school students nationwide suffer some degree of hearing loss