Don?t crank up the volume, it damages hearing

Listening to loud music through ear buds placed directly into the ear can lead to hearing loss. So beware! The ear buds boost the sound signal by as much as six to nine decibels. And, with the increased use of ipods and MP3 players, scientists say people should know about their safe use.

india Updated: Dec 19, 2005 13:35 IST

First Published: Dec 19, 2005 13:35 IST