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Professional musicians at higher risk of noise induced deafness
Professional musicians at higher risk of noise induced deafness (May 1, 2014 - Insidermedicine) From Germany - Professional musicians are at significant increased risk of deafness, according to a report published in Occupational & Environmental Medicine. Researchers studied three million individuals between the ages of 19 and 66 years. Of these, over 2,200 were professional musicians. Results showed that professional musicians were at 4x increased risk of noise induced deafness, and 57% increased risk of tinnitus than the general public.
 
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