Incidence of Hearing Loss globally and by region:

The Dangerous Decibels project is a public health campaign designed to reduce the incidence and prevalence of Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) and tinnitus (ringing in the ear) by changing knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors of school-aged children

Seeing, Hearing, and Smelling the world—a report by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hearing Education and Awareness for Rockers (HEAR)

The Hearing Loss Web

Some background on Ototoxicity

Government Institutions:

CDC Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention

National Institute for Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

NIDCD Director commends our novel efforts in sensorineural regeneration
to the US Congress

US Department of Labor—Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Noise and Hearing Conservation

Professional Organizations:

American Tinnitus Association

Acoustical Society of America

American Academy of Audiology

American Speech Language and Hearing Association

The Association for Research in Otolaryngology

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The Deafness Research Foundation

The House Ear Institute

The League for the Hard of Hearing

Listen for Life Center at The Virginia Mason Medical Center

The Military Audiology Association

National Hearing Conservation Association

Neurotechnology Industry Organization

The Oregon Hearing Research Center

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People

Sight and Hearing Association

The Virginia Merrill Bloedel Hearing Research Center

Hearing Geek Web sites:

For a comprehensive view of the human cochlea and really great 3-D modeling, you can't go wrong visiting the Human Temporal Bone Consortium Website

The Hereditary Hearing Loss Homepage

Dr. Jonathan Ashmore's website at UCL Ear Institute

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