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Updated 27 August 2015

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Is inaudible noise making you deaf?

We now know that humans are affected by lower sounds – a fact that may explain why wind turbines and other inaudible noises disturb us even though we aren't aware we're hearing them.

Magnetic impulses may ease ringing in ears

Sending electromagnetic pulses into the brain may help with tinnitus, a condition that causes ringing in the ears.

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.


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