noise exposure

Everyday Noise Exposure a “Major Public Health Issue”: Experts call for more awareness over the impact of noise exposure – contributing to permanent hearing damage and impacting quality of life. Excessive noise exposure is the main cause of preventable hearing impairment worldwide, accounting for more than a third of all cases of hearing loss in industrialised nation. It’s estimated that over 11 million people are affected by some level of hearing loss in the UK alone. Dr Rebecca Dewey, senior research fellow at the University of Nottingham, has teamed up with Specsavers to remind the public to look after their

Everyday noise exposure a “major public health issue” as seen on The Hippocratic Post.