Our brains have a remarkable knack for picking out individual voices in a noisy environment, like a crowded coffee shop or a busy city street. This is something that even the most advanced hearing aids struggle to do.
Researchers have created a new smartphone app that can detect fluid behind the eardrum by simply using a piece of paper and a smartphone's microphone and speaker.
Hearing loss is an incredibly common medical condition experienced by many Americans. Fortunately, there are treatment options, which include hearing aids, medical intervention, and surgery.
Earplugs are generally safe to use while sleeping. However, it is possible that frequent use can lead to some minor problems in the long run, such as earwax buildup.
Some medical conditions don’t feel serious enough to contact a doctor, but still leave you feeling frustrated. When you’re getting off a long red-eye flight, they’ve lost your bag, and the line for a taxi is three miles long, the last thing you want is the feeling of having a marble stuck in your ear.