A woman patient talking to a woman doctor using a tablet

Scientists have found new clues to explain how a common chemotherapy drug, cisplatin, causes permanent hearing loss in many adults and children.

Parents and children

Noisy Planet’s Spanish-language website raises awareness about the causes and prevention of noise-induced hearing loss. 

iPhone displaying the app.

Do you work in a loud restaurant, a concert or sports venue, or at a construction site? Ever wonder if the noise could be damaging your hearing? There’s an app for that! 

People walk along West Broadway in Tribeca district, New York.

The Sounds of New York City (SONYC) research project will use large-scale noise monitoring to provide technology and data to help the city understand and control noise more effectively. Ultimately, the project could contribute to creating quieter cities, thereby reducing the risk of noise-induced hearing loss.

Man wearing hearing protection while trimming trees

A 2017 study of U.S. adults shows that—based on features of their hearing test results—nearly one in four has signs of possible hearing loss from noise.

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