Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Teen Hearing Risk Study

A quarter of teens are running the risk of early hearing loss. That's the finding of researchers at Tel Aviv University’s Sackler Medical Faculty. The blame falls on music played at high levels through ear phones. Youth are likely to start seeing diminished hearing during their 30s. The researchers surveyed teens and combined their typical listening habits in terms of exposure and volume. Details are published in the International Journal of Audiology.