Ear
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.
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Monday, July 24, 2017

Raymond Kelly, a 91-year old World War II veteran, became the world's oldest patient to be fitted with a cochlear implant.
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Hearing Aids ...and the deaf shall hear
Tuesday, April 05, 2011

With increasing age, quite a few people experience a decline in their ability to hear. Continued exposure to loud sounds, intake of some medicines or physical injury to the region around the ear can also cause hearing problems.
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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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