Navigation Links
Sensing The Health Hazard MP3 Makers Tone Down The Volume

Despite the warnings by health experts about the hearing loss caused by the MP3 players, young music lovers just keep on using it without paying// any heed to those warnings. But sensing the health hazards it poses, some manufacturers have now started limiting the volume on the devices.

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) recently warned youths about potential damage to the ears associated with MP3 players. The ASHA said having the volume up too loud and listening for too long were the main causes of hearing loss.

But that doesn't seem to worry Jessica Manks, a 15-year-old from Braunschweig, near here.

After class, she reaches immediately for her MP3 player. "I just have to hear music all the time," says Manks whose favourite music is hip-hop.

She also has the earpieces on at home to her mother's exasperation. "My mom's always saying, 'Not so loud,'" says Manks, who does not take her mother very seriously.

A lot of students use their MP3 players like Manks. More than half her classmates have one of the devices, which can hold thousands of songs in digital format. Many of her classmates do not even turn their players off during class prompting teachers to threaten to confiscate them.

The warnings by doctors seem to have had some effect on manufacturers. Apple Computer Co. has limited the volume of iPods sold in Europe to 100 decibels. However, that's about the same level of volume close up at a rock concert.

Young ears are not more sensitive than older ears, said Michael Deeg of the German professional association of ear, nose and throat doctors in Neumuenster. But when they listen through the earpieces that accompany the MP3 players, they tend too turn up the volume.

"Young people, therefore, should give their ears regular breaks," he said.

There's another danger that could affect iPod users, according to a group of British physicians. Music
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. New Multi-functional Sensing Tool To Investigate Cystic Fibrosis
2. Sensing Devices to Measure Sleep In the Pipeline
3. Stem Cells In Brain Have Potential For Sensing Damage And To Repair
4. Startling Expose – Physicians Often Have No Regular Source Of Health Car
5. Want a Healthy brew? Have some Tea!
6. Healthcare sector is now a multi billion-dollar industry in India
7. Exclusive breast-feeding advised for six months in infants recommends World Health Organization
8. Health at heights
9. Health Officials Recommend Flu Vaccine
10. Slightly High BP Poses Health Risk
11. Unsatisfactory Grade On Womens Health Issues
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Sensing The Health Hazard Makers Tone Down The Volume

(Date:2/28/2015)... TN: MedixSafe has retracted a previous announcement from ... named Guardian 2. The correct product name is ... that significantly increases the complexity of security credentials. ... provides fast and easy access for both the ... with Vanguard technology tracks inventory by time, ...
(Date:2/28/2015)... 28, 2015 My Shiney Hiney® LLC., the ... team to Las Vegas, Nevada for the annual ASD Market ... of the leading consumer-goods tradeshows and My Shiney Hiney will ... event. My Shiney Hiney can be found at booth number ... for the at-home personal hygiene brush and cleansing system exclusively ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Sacramento, Calif. (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ... of liver-disease death, between four and 12 years earlier ... study from UC Davis Health System. , While previous ... ALD than other populations, the new study -- published ... -- is believed to be the first to pinpoint ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2015 ... Passive Devices (IPD), has introduced miniature, wire bondable, silicon ... and Power LED markets. The ESD88NP ... transient currents away from sensitive LED and IC products. ... to Multilayer Varistors (MLV). All devices meet the ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 2015 Just a little over two ... suffering from Sjögren’s Syndrome after a new autoantibody associated ... the University of Buffalo and Immco Diagnostics, Inc. After ... to develop a new diagnostic test that ... new autoantibodies. Researchers aimed to develop a test that ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Name Announced For Newest MedixSafe Readers – MedixSafe Vanguard 2Health News:My Shiney Hiney® to Participate in ASD Market Week 2015 2Health News:UC Davis Study Finds Hispanics Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease at Younger Ages than Caucasians or African Americans 2Health News:OnChip Introduces New Series of Space Saving Bare-die Zener Diodes for Transient Voltage Suppression 2Health News:OnChip Introduces New Series of Space Saving Bare-die Zener Diodes for Transient Voltage Suppression 3Health News:Breakthrough Blood Test for Early Detection of Sjögren’s Syndrome Now Available 2
... , , Recognize Excellence in Reporting, Portrayals ... 31 , ALEXANDRIA, Va. , Feb. ... professionals to submit national, state, local and student news and ... the 2010 Media Awards. , Details, including categories and a ...
... , , TUCSON, Ariz. , Feb. 9 ... largest companies with over 11,000 employees nationwide, today announced that it ... , Providence , working with Peach Properties, will take over ... to the new site of Tucson Electric Power,s new headquarters. , ...
... ... extensive smile gallery and other resources and tools for patients , ... New York, NY (PRWEB) February 9, 2010 -- Leading ... the launch of its new Web site, www.SmileInTheCity.com . The site boasts simple navigation, ...
... biopsies done in doctor,s office boosted overall spending, study ... Medicare sweetened payments for simple office-based endoscopic procedures, doctors ... in-office bladder biopsies, but the volume of hospital procedures ... So, instead of saving money, Medicare expenditures rose 50 ...
... Feb. 9 Quantum Health, the Columbus, ... appointed Jim Stark to be Executive Vice President ... Director for Aon Consulting, will oversee Quantum Health,s national sales ... various Blue Cross/Blue Shield plans, national insurance carriers and third ...
... ... their teens a gift of knowledge and empowerment, because when romance heats up, teens often ... ... having ,The Talk, is probably one of the most difficult and challenging moments of parenthood. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mental Health America Encourages Journalists, Media Professionals to Submit Entries for 2010 Media Awards 2Health News:Mental Health America Encourages Journalists, Media Professionals to Submit Entries for 2010 Media Awards 3Health News:Providence Service Corporation Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Downtown Tucson 2Health News:Providence Service Corporation Relocates Corporate Headquarters to Downtown Tucson 3Health News:Top New York Dentists at Smile in the City Launch New Web Site 2Health News:Medicare Cost-Saving Moves Can Backfire 2Health News:Medicare Cost-Saving Moves Can Backfire 3Health News:Quantum Health Appoints Stark as Executive Vice President of Sales 2Health News:Don't Be a Sex Ed Horror Story — Keep the VD Out of Valentine's Day 2Health News:Don't Be a Sex Ed Horror Story — Keep the VD Out of Valentine's Day 3
(Date:2/27/2015)... Feb. 27, 2015 An aggressive campaign to ... the rate of infection with a dangerous drug-resistant bacteria ... Clostridium difficile, or C.diff, is a bacterium that ... of the colon. A recent article in the New ... Infection in the United States " ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... --  Synageva BioPharma Corp. (Synageva) (NASDAQ: ... products for rare diseases, joins the National Organization ... Rare Diseases™ (EURORDIS™), The Global Genes Project™, and ... Day. On the last day of ... participants conduct special events to raise awareness and ...
(Date:2/27/2015)... 27, 2015  PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ... a transformative year for PTC. We are now a ... RNA-targeted therapies in the rare disease space," stated Stuart ... "We are proud to bring the first treatment for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Curb Overuse Of Antibiotics To Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug 2Curb Overuse Of Antibiotics To Reduce Drug-Resistant Superbug 3Synageva BioPharma Joins NORD, EURORDIS, And The Global Genes Project In Support Of Rare Disease Day 2015 2Synageva BioPharma Joins NORD, EURORDIS, And The Global Genes Project In Support Of Rare Disease Day 2015 3Synageva BioPharma Joins NORD, EURORDIS, And The Global Genes Project In Support Of Rare Disease Day 2015 4Synageva BioPharma Joins NORD, EURORDIS, And The Global Genes Project In Support Of Rare Disease Day 2015 5Synageva BioPharma Joins NORD, EURORDIS, And The Global Genes Project In Support Of Rare Disease Day 2015 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 2PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 3PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 4PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 5PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 6PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 7PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 8PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 9PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 10PTC Therapeutics Reports Fourth Quarter and 2014 Full Year Financial Results and Provides Corporate Update 11
... CITY, Calif., May 10, 2011 Cardica, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... third quarter and nine months ended March 31, 2011. Cardica,s ... Time today to discuss the financial results and provide an ... to work diligently to bring our first anticipated commercial microcutter ...
... (CLSC.PK) announced today they have started airing 60-second television ... major national cable and satellite networks across the US. ... Paul H. Ratner, MD, explain how PreHistin works at ... sufferers the first truly new advance in allergies in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 2Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 3Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 4Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 5Cardica Announces Fiscal 2011 Third Quarter Financial Results 6Cobalis Corp. Launches National Television Commercials for PreHistin® Allergy Defense Formula 2Cobalis Corp. Launches National Television Commercials for PreHistin® Allergy Defense Formula 3
... KIMBERLY-CLARK BALLARD Neonatal and ... is designed for intubated ... elbow design provide smooth ... port and locking thumb ...
KIMBERLY-CLARK BALLARD Neonatal and Pediatric TRACH CARE Manifold features lavage/irrigation port and locking thumb port. Multiple French sizes and packaging configurations. Gamma sterilized....
... tubes include an obturator, ... disconnect wedge, cleaning brush, ... inner cannulae., ,Uncuffed ... Velcro® trach tube holder, ...
... tracheostomy tubes provide an additional lumen to ... the tracheostomy tube cuff. , ,Portex® ... an additional lumen to permit effective removal ... cuff helping to reduce the risk of ...
Medicine Products: