Can noise induced hearing loss be prevented by vitamins

Published on 21st January 2016

  Noise induced hearing loss occurs when parts of the inner ear are damaged by excessive noise levels. The synapses that connect the nerves and hair cells in the cochlea within the inner ear become damaged and the ability to hear is ... Read Article

Volume in restaurants comparable to factories

Published on 5th January 2016

We often ask our noise induced hearing loss clients if they have ever had any noisy hobbies, such as shooting or riding motorcycles but we may need to add ‘eating out’ to the list. An article recently published in The Daily Mail ... Read Article

UK Academics in European link up to tackle tinnitus

Published on 29th December 2015

Scientists at Anglia Ruskin University have commenced a project in collaboration with Linkoping University in Sweden to attempt to help sufferers of tinnitus. Tinnitus sufferers experience ringing, buzzing or whistling sounds in their ears, which other people cannot hear. Tinnitus is most ... Read Article

Tips to get through Christmas with hearing loss

Published on 22nd December 2015

It’s beginning to feel festive, as across the UK schools are putting on Nativity plays, trees are being trimmed and presents are being wrapped. Christmas can be truly magical, whether his entails spending time with the family or maybe overindulging a little ... Read Article

Live TV Subtitling – Ofcom publish final review

Published on 17th December 2015

The communications Regulator Ofcom has published its final report monitoring the accuracy of live subtitles. Ofcom has produced a series of reports on subtitling over a 2 year period in an attempt to improve the subtitling service for deaf and hearing impaired ... Read Article

Number of people with hearing loss in the UK rises to 11 million

Published on 9th December 2015

  In a new report entitled “Hearing Matters” the UK charity Action on Hearing Loss (formerly the Royal National Institute for the Deaf) has recently reported that there are now 11 million people (1 in 6) in the UK, who suffer with ... Read Article

Compensation awarded for hearing loss and tinnitus

Published on 3rd December 2015

Whats My Deafness Claim Worth’s specialist industrial deafness solicitors have recently successfully settled a noise induced hearing loss claim for a client who was exposed to excessive noise when in the employment of a manufacturing company who made metal vessels for storing ... Read Article

Hearing loss charity needs funding for hearing aid clinics in Wales

Published on 23rd November 2015

Hearing loss charity, Action on Hearing Loss are calling for help to keep their hearing aid clinics running. The charity runs ‘Help to Hear’ clinics across the UK but their Welsh contingent, Action on Hearing Loss Cymru may have to axe some ... Read Article