Hearing Loss in the Press

May 26, 2015

Charity Funding for New Tinnitus Treatments

Six million people in the UK are affected by tinnitus every day. Tinnitus can range from a light buzzing to a constant roar in the ears and head, with around 600,000 seriously affected by the condition. Sufferers report a detrimental effect on quality of life including bouts of anxiety, difficulties socialising and problems sleeping or being able to concentrate at work.

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Jan 23, 2015

Farm Deafness Becomes a Growing Problem

An audiologist from Sydney, Australia has highlighted the growing problem of farm deafness, commenting, “there are a lot of potentially deaf farmers out there.” Although the study looks at deafness as an issue on Australian farms, the concern is by no means limited and affects other countries across the world.

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