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Section Editor: Dr Ajit Man Singh
Senior Consultant ENT & Head and Neck Surgery, Max Healthcare, New Delhi
A hearing aid is an electronic, battery-operated device that amplifies and changes sound to allow for improved communication. Hearing aids receive sound through a microphone, which then converts the sound waves to electrical signals.
Hearing loss increases dementia risk
Friday, February 25, 2011

Adults who experience hearing loss are at a higher risk of dementia and perhaps Alzheimer's disease than those who don't suffer hearing loss.
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Cell phones can cause another kind of ringing
MP3 players harm hearing
Young MP3 users at risk of hearing loss
Prosthetic outer ear improves hearing
Osteoporosis raises risk of vertigo
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Precautions for hearing loss
Tuesday, March 15, 2011

If it has been diagnosed that you suffer from hearing loss, it would be in your interest to observe the following precautions to avoid worsening of your hearing loss. Dr. Ajit Man Singh gives the facts.
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Hearing Aids …and the deaf shall hear
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Risk factors for hearing loss
Thursday, February 24, 2011

Sudden loud noises, like bomb blasts, or even Diwali crackers, can cause sudden and permanent hearing loss.
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