To Ear is Human
Fundamentally changing how noise-induced hearing loss is understood and treated
We believe that information is both empowering and vital to tackling difficult challenges. Below, Frequency has gathered a number of resources that discuss how human hearing has evolved over time, what noise-induced hearing loss is, where you can get more information about noise-induced hearing loss and what Frequency is doing to address this underrecognized health issue.
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The Hive @ TEDMED 2016
“Cutting Edge” with Mike Wankum, WCVB Channel 5 Boston
Using research developed at MIT and Harvard Medical, Frequency Therapeutics is trying to rebuild the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, helping to restore hearing. Listen as CEO David Lucchino discusses Frequency’s work with WCVB Channel 5 Boston’s Mike Wankum on his segment, “Cutting Edge.” - May 2017
Recovering lost hearing, without aids or implants
Source: Bloomberg North
Frequency Therapeutics is developing a drug that stimulates dormant cells in the ear. In effect, re-growing the ability to hear. Globalive chairman Anthony Lacavera talks to CEO and co-founder David Lucchino. - August 22, 2017
The Evolution of Human Hearing
How did human hearing evolve and why does loud music causes hearing loss?
Are you curious about how human hearing evolved into the complex sensory system it is today? Or have you wondered why loud music harms your hearing over time? The following videos created by DNews seek to answer these questions and provide information on how human hearing is impacted from all directions.
How did human hearing evolve?
Stem Cell Therapy Could Reverse Hearing Loss - Feb. 2017
Hearing loss is way more common than you think
Hearing Loss Is WAY More Common Than You Think - Mar. 2015
Why does loud music cause hearing loss?
Why Does Loud Music Cause Hearing Loss? - Aug. 2014
Additional Sources About Hearing Loss
The National Institute of Health reports that about 15 percent of Americans aged 20 to 69 have high frequency hearing loss related to occupational or leisure activities. This type of hearing loss is unique in that it is not tied into your age, but rather to your everyday life and activities. The following are some additional resources of other groups working to serve the needs of people with hearing loss.
News About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Recent news around the country about noise-induced hearing loss.
High Tech Hope for the Hard of Hearing
The New Yorker
Why hearing loss is skyrocketing and how to prevent it
Florida Today (Part of the USA Today Network)
Trends in ... hearing protection
Safety + Health
If You Live in Any of These Places, You Might Lose Your Hearing
Leaf Blowers & Threats To Hearing Signal Spring's Return
American Council on Science and Health