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Hearing loss

Cutting through the distortion on musician hearing health
Published Oct 30, 2023
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor Kris Chesky talks about the musician-specific earplug industry, and what might be done to improve how musicians and their teachers prevent noise-induced hearing loss
Study links hearing loss, dementia
Published Jan 11, 2023
Bloomberg School study finds older adults with greater severity of hearing loss were more likely to have dementia, but the likelihood of dementia was lower among hearing aid users compared to non-users
Hearing aid coverage could be 'transformational'
Published Nov 15, 2021
Expanding Medicare coverage to pay for hearing aids would improve the quality of life for millions of older Americans, says Nicholas Reed of the Cochlear Center for Hearing and Public Health
Student achievement
First-year student wins scholarship for students with cochlear implants
Published Feb 22, 2021
First-year student Zandy Wong researches hearing loss in mice as a member of the neuroscience scholars program
Hipper hearing
Published June 14, 2019
Only a fraction of those who could benefit from hearing assistive devices wear them. What changes are needed to encourage total adoption?
Health care
Patients with untreated hearing loss incur higher health care costs over time
Published Nov 16, 2018
Older adults with untreated hearing loss generated 46 percent more in total health care costs over 10 years compared to those who don't have hearing loss
Center will study effects of hearing loss
Published March 1, 2018
Bloomberg School launches new research center with $10M gift from Cochlear Limited
Brain science
Neuroscientist Ulrich Mueller named 24th BDP
Published Aug 25, 2016
Expert on hearing loss, brain development studies molecular workings behind auditory impairment
Hearing aid
Center to study hearing
Published Oct 13, 2015
$15M gift from David M. Rubenstein to support hearing loss research, clinical care / Hopkins Medicine