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Explained: Can earbuds be used as hearing aids?
Health

Explained: Can earbuds be used as hearing aids?

Researchers in Taiwan have found that earbuds, specifically Apple AirPods, could potentially bridge the gap between persons with hearing difficulties and their first step to seeking hearing assistance. However, they should not be viewed as a long-term solution

World Hearing Day: Hear are some tips to prevent hearing loss
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World Hearing Day: Hear are some tips to prevent hearing loss

According to the WHO, over five percent of people all over the world require rehabilitation to address their ‘disabling’ loss of hearing. This number is expected to increase sharply, with one in every ten persons projected to have disabling hearing loss by the year 2050

Can't live without your earphones? Six easy steps to care for your ears, prevent hearing damage and loss
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Can't live without your earphones? Six easy steps to care for your ears, prevent hearing damage and loss

This is especially true for those who love to plug in their earphones and listen to any music, movie, podcast or audiobook for long durations and at a loud volume.

Did you know social isolation may impair your hearing?
Life

Did you know social isolation may impair your hearing?

Continuing to have social interaction is key to keeping your hearing sensitive even in old age, suggests new research.

Diabetes may also cause hearing loss, finds new study
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Diabetes may also cause hearing loss, finds new study

Diabetes can damage the auditory system, new research has found, suggesting that clinicians should include hearing tests in managing Type-2 diabetes.

Nutritional supplements may help curb genetic hearing loss in kids
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Nutritional supplements may help curb genetic hearing loss in kids

An enhanced diet is likely to help curb hearing loss due to genetic abnormality that is most commonly responsible for childhood deafness.

The Ultimate In-Ear Earphone Safety Guide
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The Ultimate In-Ear Earphone Safety Guide

Learn what constitutes hearing loss, how improper IEM usage is a contributing factor, what should be done to prevent damage to your ears, and how to get the best out of your IEM.