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MP3 player can damage hearing

Discussion in 'Entertainment' started by AK-47, Jun 22, 2010.

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    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]'Just one hour listening to an MP3 player can damage hearing'[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]Just one hour's listening to an MP3 player can damage hearing, claim scientists.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]It causes temporary changes in hearing sensitivity which may lead to long-term harm, according to a new study.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]The findings show over-stimulation of hair cells within the ear occurs even at varying volume levels for short periods of time.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]The study of almost 60 young people carried out by researchers at Ghent University, Beligium, is published in the Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery journal.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]It follows previous warnings from doctors that using MP3 players at high volumes with earphones that fit into the ear canal could lead to loss of hearing.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Comic Sans MS, cursive]In the latest study, 21 people aged 19 to 28 years were exposed to pop and rock music using MP3 players at varying volumes for one hour.[/FONT]

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