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... Obesity linked to hearing loss Being obese, especially if you carry those extra pounds around your waist, might be linked to hearing loss. Formula 1 noise can damage eardrums The deafening roar of engines at Formula 1 racetracks can damage spectators' hearing and a good pair of ear muffs is essential for protection. French horn may hurt musicians' ears Out of all the instruments in the orchestra pit, the brass French horn is the one most likely to hurt your ears. Ask Hearing Care expert » Join Body Talk » Like Health24 on Facebook » Follow Health24 on Twitter » How noise affects your health The worst noise makers in your office Spouse's voice perceived more clearly New research suggests that the familiar voice of a spouse stands out against other voices. Hearing loss could increase hospitalisation risk A new study shows that seniors with hearing loss are also at increased risk for hospitalisation, illness, injury and depression. Magnetic therapy won't relieve ringing in ears Using a magnet to generate an electrical current in areas of the brain that control hearing does not seem to improve ringing in the ears, a new study suggests. Cochlear implants aid adults with hearing loss Cochlear implants can improve speech and quality of life in adults with severe hearing loss. Tinnitus rife in teens One in five high schoolers has permanent ringing in the ears, but very few take measures to protect their ears, according to a new study. 'Bionic' ear melds electronics and biology Scientists have created a functional ear that can "hear" radio frequencies far beyond the range of normal human capability. Illegal hearing aids 'dangerous' The HPCSA has warned the public against buying hearing aids from retail pharmacies as they could damge one's hearing. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Your retirement - a healthy mindset So many people, why so alone? You can still enjoy the sweet things in life Take the sugar test, it could save your life.