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Can Earphones Damage Your Hearing?
Can Earphones Damage Your Hearing?
Listening to loud music through earphones, particularly noise-cancelling earbuds regularly can cause loss of hearing. Young people using mp3 players and ipods are at…...
Dangers of Workplace Noise
Dangers of Workplace Noise
Exposure to loud noise for long periods in a work environment can cause permanent damage to the hearing. Employers have a responsibility to protect their workers....
Ear Piercing And Health
Ear Piercing And Health
Historically and in modern society, ear piercing has always been a popular way of displaying jewellery, with new methods and piercing sites being practiced regularly....
Ear Trauma: Causes and Effects
Ear Trauma: Causes and Effects
Ear trauma is a term that covers any sort of physical damage to any part of the ear that is caused by an external force or event. It does not cover the effect of…...
How The Ear Works
How The Ear Works
The ear is a complex piece of anatomy that is comprised of the outer, middle and inner ear compartments. Eachj sections contains its own antaomy and each has…...
How the Inner Ear Helps You Walk Straight
How the Inner Ear Helps You Walk Straight
The semi-circular canals, utricle and saccule are the key structures within the inner ear that help us balance. Understanding how they work can explain sea sickness…...
How to Protect Your Ears
How to Protect Your Ears
Protecting your ears is an essential part of maintaining good health. Once damaged, it cannot be guaranteed that normal hearing function will resume. By making a few…...
How Well Do You Know Your Ears?
How Well Do You Know Your Ears?
The ear is a remarkable sensory organ that allows us to pick up and interpret sounds from our surroundings and also helps us maintain balance. How much do you know…...
How Your Genes Shape Your Ear Lobes
How Your Genes Shape Your Ear Lobes
Like the face, the way your ear looks is a unique feature of your body. Although ears look similar, there are small differences in shape and structure of the pinna…...
Living with a Cochlear Implant
Living with a Cochlear Implant
Profound sensorineural deafness that occurs in young adults can be treated effectively with a cochlear implant, an electronic device that restores a sense of hearing....
Looking After Your Ears
Looking After Your Ears
Looking after your ears is an important but often over looked part of general body hygiene. By simple cleaning, drying and preventative measures being taken, the…...
The Ears and Culture
The Ears and Culture
In many western cultures large ears are often the butt of amyn jokes but in other cultures large ear lobes or those that are very prominent are regarded with respect…...
The Impact of Flight on the Ears
The Impact of Flight on the Ears
Pain in the ears during a plane flight is caused by differences in air pressure between the inner ear and the cabin. Problems tend to be worse on landing, and in…...
What Has Sea Sickness Got to Do With the Ear?
What Has Sea Sickness Got to Do With the Ear?
Sea sickness and other types of motion sickness are not a stomach problem - they arise because of signals from the inner ear that do not match signals from the eye....
What's the Point of Earwax?
What's the Point of Earwax?
It may come as a surprise to know that there are two main types of ear wax and which one you have is generally related to your race. Whichever type you have, ear wax…...
Will Gene Therapy Reverse Deafness?
Will Gene Therapy Reverse Deafness?
Gene therapy may reverse human deafness in the future but several years more research will be needed. It is being used experimentally in animals with some very…...
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