noise-induced hearing loss


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noise-induced hearing loss

sensory hearing loss due to exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound.

noise-induced hearing loss

Temporary or permanent hearing loss caused either by a single exposure to very loud sound(s) or by repeated exposure to louder sounds over an extended period. See Hearing loss.

noise-in·duced hear·ing loss

(noyz-in-dūst' hēr'ing laws)
Sensory hearing loss due to exposure to intense impulse or continuous sound.
Synonym(s): boilermaker's hearing loss, industrial hearing loss, occupational hearing loss.
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Dangerous Decibels (http://dangerousdecibels.org/) is an evidence-based intervention program that has changed knowledge, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors of both youths and adults for the prevention of noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.
ERK2 mediates inner hair cell survival and decreases susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss. Sci Rep 2015; 5: 16839, doi: 10.1038/srep16839.
As reviewed above, to study the noise-induced hearing loss in the animal model, the researchers used various approaches such as different animal species, sound intensity, frequency spectrum, and continuous or impulse noise.
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Concern has become substantial enough that the World Health Organization (WHO) in March 2015 is launching a public education campaign called "Make Listening Safe," focused on preventing noise-induced hearing loss in children.
She said: "John was never warned or advised about the dangers of noise-induced hearing loss or provided with the appropriate protective equipment during his employment at United Automobile Ltd despite being exposed to loud noises every day in his role.
Hearing loss caused by noise is referred to as noise-induced hearing loss. In simple words noise is defined as unwanted sound by any source.
An audiogram revealed a high frequency hearing loss in both ears, but the right ear had a noise-induced hearing loss configuration that was up to 20 dB HL worse than the left ear at 4 and 6 kHz.
In 1997 the government assumed liability for a breach of duty for non-compliance with legislation after failing to provide adequate protection to the British miners, causing noise-induced hearing loss and tinnitus.
Occupational noise-induced hearing loss or noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is a worldwide problem in the industry and it contributes to 16% of hearing loss among adults globally, ranging from 7% to 21% in various sub-regions and higher in developing countries.