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Musicians are at increased risk of noise induced deafness, study finds

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3014 (Published 01 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3014
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Professional musicians are almost four times as likely to develop noise induced hearing loss as the general public, a cohort study of three million German citizens has found.

Musicians are also 57% more likely to develop tinnitus, according to the research, published online in Occupational and Environmental …

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