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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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.
Cell phones can cause another kind of ringing
MP3 players harm hearing
Young MP3 users at risk of hearing loss
Osteoporosis raises risk of vertigo
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Features
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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