Hearing Loss in the Press

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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Jan 21, 2015

NHS Accused of Rationing Hearing Aids to Cut Costs

Campaigners have accused the NHS of ‘cruel’ rationing over hearing aids, despite 10 million people in the UK suffering from hearing loss. The charity Action on Hearing warns that these cuts could lead to an increase in depression and dementia in hearing loss sufferers.

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