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New MP3 player for Christmas? Don't turn the volume up too loud

 

For music lovers who received a device for Christmas, the New Year may offer the chance to rediscover and upload their favourite tracks. But experts at The University of Nottingham are warning audiophiles to be careful not to turn the volume up too loud.

Noise exposure from personal stereos, live music events and other sources can damage the hearing – leading to problems which are not always easy to identify using regular clinical tests.

Now the researchers at the National Institute for Health Research Nottingham Hearing Biomedical Research Unit are set to investigate this so-called ‘hidden’ hearing loss and are appealing for volunteers to take part in their study.

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Posted on Monday 16th January 2017

Otology and Hearing Research

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