Age-related damage to the cochlea, known as presbycusis, is the single biggest cause of hearing loss. It is the result of a combination of environmental and genetic factors.
In order to prevent and treat age-related hearing loss, we need to understand what happens to the cells in our ears as our hearing declines with age. Dr Laura Corns, a researcher at the University of Sheffield and our new Pauline Ashley Fellow, tells us about her work in this area.
If you're losing your hearing and struggling to communicate, you may find that your quality of life is affected. Hearing aids and other forms of management can help you to...
It's never too early to start looking after your hearing. Noise exposure is one of the biggest causes of permanent hearing damage – and it’s avoidable.
There are other conditions that affect or associated with hearing loss. This page covers some of these such as auditory processing disorder, hyperacusis and trauma.