hidden hearing loss

Loud Balloons Damage Hearing

Loud balloons damage hearing. But they don’t come with any warning about hearing risk from loud impulse sounds. Current science shows noise, including sudden impulse noise, can damage the inner ears and the connections between the inner ears and hearing nerves. This can cause tinnitus, hyperacusis and/or hearing loss. Experts believe peak impulse noise of …

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Notched Pattern of Hearing Loss Not All From Leisure Noise Damage

(2018, Mar 2) had some alarming stats. Based on notched audiograms (one or both ears), 24% of non-occupational hearing loss in Americans is extrapolated to be from noise. This is an overestimate. Because audiometric notches, often called noise notches, can also be from age-related and genetic hearing loss. Evidence-based science shows you can’t blame all …

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Open Letter to FDA Drug Trials re Sound Pharmaceuticals Feb 2018 SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.govNCT02779192

[October 30, 2018: still not recruiting] Feel free to use content of this letter as needed. FDA Drug Trials Email: CDER-OSI-GCPReferrals@fda.hhs.gov Regarding: https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02779192 To whom it may concern, Please terminate Sound Pharmaceuticals, Inc. clinicaltrials.govNCT02779192 planning to recruit participants with noise-induced hearing loss with anticipated start date in February 2018. The noise trauma TTS methodology designed …

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Call to Action: Big Pharm 2018 Otoprotective Ebselen SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.gov.NCT02779192

[revised 7/10/18] Ebselen SPI-1005 clinicaltrials.gov.NCT02779192 not yet recruiting. Do you trust Big Pharm to monitor themselves when it comes to developing an “otoprotective” pill against noise-induced hearing loss? Causing vision trauma to study vision health is not ethical. Causing hearing trauma to study hearing health is not ethical. But Sound Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is using noise …

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