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New clues to reversing hearing loss

Scientists have successfully identified two signalling molecules that are crucial to the development of the cochlea - a finding that may assist in reversing hearing loss.

Is inaudible noise making you deaf?

Scientists have discovered that humans can hear sounds much lower than previously thought - a fact that may explain why wind turbines and other inaudible noises can disturb us even though we aren't aware that we're hearing them.

Experts warn about karaoke

Young people in Hong Kong were urged not to sing karaoke without voice training to avoid causing permanent voice damage.

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Heidi Allan is a qualified audiologist and speech-language therapist with 28 years experience both in South Africa and the Netherlands. I am a member of the American Academy of Audiology, the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, the South African Speech-Language Hearing Association and the South African Audiology Association. I have held leadership roles at both provincial and national level in my profession and deliver presentations across the country on aspects of audiology. My areas of particular interest include Central Auditory Processing Disorders (CAPD), hearing aid fitting and rehabilitation, diagnostic audiology and public education.

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