A leading hearing charity is attempting to make earplugs cool by suggesting they should be as readily available in nightclubs and bars and condoms. Read more in our article.
No matter who are, there’s always that one sound that makes your toes curl and your skin crawl. Whether it’s terracotta plant pots, nails on a chalkboard or children crying, there are a whole host of sounds out there that can only be described in one way: unbearable. To get to the bottom of which sound really is the worst, we ran a short poll on social media to gauge people’s reactions to a shortlist of some of worst sounds to ever pass through a human ear. The shortlist was made up of suggestions from around the Cirrus sales and marketing office, with the option for respondents to add their own suggestions if they found our list of audio atrocities wasn’t abominable enough.
On World Alzheimer’s Day, we take a look at the link between hearing loss and Alzheimer’s, and what can be done to help reduce the risks.
At Cirrus Research, we have been following the case of a viola player who suffered a life-changing hearing injury that left him unable to work or even listen to his own son play, after he won a landmark High Court judgement against the Royal Opera House (ROH). Read about this real-life case and learn how we can help you to protect your employees from irreparable damage to their ears.
Noise is pretty easy to quantify but very hard to illustrate. For the last 40 years Cirrus has built its business and reputation on accurately monitoring and recording sound but had precious little to work with when it came to visually illustrating noise. That was always the challenge for our marketing department.
Earlier this summer, a team from Cirrus entered the annual Dragon Boat races organised by The Rotary Club of Scarborough and despite being novices at Dragon Boat racing (it’s not something we do every day!), the team got through to the A-Finals and finished a creditable 7th (we think)! As part of the races, we were fund raising for our supported Read More…
You ate and drank too much over Christmas, so you start the New Year with a health kick. You’re back at the gym, you’ve cut down on the calories and you’re sticking to your 5-a-Day but did you know giving up the alcohol could also help your hearing?