Home > Medical > Hearing management > News News All sections in Hearing Management » About Hearing Management » Anatomy of Hearing » Ear Disorders » FAQs » Health Tips » Hearing Aids » Hearing in Children » Multimedia » Hearing News » Noise » Real-life Story » What is... Should sign language be an official language in SA? As the world observes International Week of the Deaf from the 22nd to the 28th of September, South Africa debates whether or not to include sign language as one of the country's official languages. 5 most mysterious sounds ever recorded Mysterious, eerie noises have frequently been heard over the years, many of which cannot be explained. These are some of the strangest noises ever recorded. 7 week old baby smiles as he hears for the first time Watch baby Lachlan smile as he hears for the first time at 7 weeks old! In the heart warming video, Lachlan, who was diagnosed with hearing loss, is fitted with his first hearing aid. Lachlan's parents told the Daily Mail that they are very happy to be able to share this special moment with the world! Ask Hearing Care expert » 5 most mysterious sounds ever recorded 7 week old baby smiles as he hears for the first time Playing musical instruments sharpens kids' brains Musical training is helping kids in poor neighbourhoods of Los Angeles with academic achievement. Pitbull saves deaf boy from burning home Yesterday, a two year old pitbull named Ace saved the day by rescuing his owner, a deaf boy from inside their burning home. How your brain decides what you say Scientist say we listen to our own voices when speaking to help us understand what we are saying. Confused? Read on. Gene therapy may boost power of cochlear implants Australian researchers have achieved good results with beaming gene therapy into the ears of deaf animals with cochlear implants. Pop stars and musicians more likely to go deaf Professional musicians have a much higher than average risk of hearing problems. New device gives deaf people power of speech Scientists have unveiled a device that translates sign language into spoken word, potentially transforming the lives of deaf people worldwide Musicians have greater risk of hearing-loss Professional musicians may have almost four times the risk of hearing loss compared to the general public. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Exam stress – a challenge for the whole family Cardiovascular risk factors Eduloan offers affordable education finance Like us on facebook!