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NIH Scientists Uncover Clues About How Common Cancer Drug Causes Hearing Loss

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

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Low-Cost Devices Could Improve Access to Infant Hearing Screenings Worldwide

More families worldwide could soon have access to newborn hearing screening thanks to the design of a screening system that uses simple, lower-cost devices.

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Research Tests New Treatments for Tinnitus

Noisy Planet’s parent organization, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), supports research on potential treatments for tinnitus (ringing or other sounds in the ears or head).

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May Is National Speech-Language-Hearing Month

Each May, Noisy Planet joins the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) in observing National Speech-Language-Hearing Month. Noisy Planet celebrates this annual opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and hearing health.

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October Is National Protect Your Hearing Month: Safeguard Your Hearing

During this year’s National Protect Your Hearing Monthobserved each Octoberlearn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and help Noisy Planet spread the word to others.

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Yikes! Only Eight Percent of U.S. Adults Consistently Use Hearing Protectors at Loud Events

According to a 2018 study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only eight percent of US adults say that they regularly wear hearing protectors at loud athletic and entertainment events.

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