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Hear Malawi: Photography Project for Young People with Hearing Loss – 0.6 days ago

Young people with hearing loss present sounds in a visual way.
Staefa/Switzerland, February 26 2015 - The Hear the World Foundation, in collaboration with well-known…

Apply Today for the Leadership Opportunities for Teens Program (LOFT) – 1.6 days ago

Deadline – March 5! 
LOFT is a five-day sleep-away program for high school students who are deaf and hard of hearing and use listening and spoken language as their primary…

HLAA Supports the Reintroduction of the Hearing Aid Tax Credit in the Senate – 3.6 days ago

Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) reintroduced the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit (Senate Bill 315) on January 29, 2015, which would provide a $500 credit…

Salicylates, a Class of NSAIDs, Stop Growth of Vestibular Schwannomas – 5.6 days ago

Findings described online in Translational Research.
BOSTON, MASS. (Feb. 5, 2015) - Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Harvard Medical School/...

FLAA Endorses Audiology Patient Choice Act – 1.1 weeks ago

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that the Florida Academy of Audiology (FLAA) has endorsed the Audiology Patient Choice Act in an effort to…

Study Underway to Examine Expansion of Medicare Criteria for Cochlear Implants in Adults Age 65+ – 1.4 weeks ago

Subjects Being Sought
by Teresa Zwolan, PhD, Director, University of Michigan Cochlear Implant Program and Vice Chair, American Cochlear Implant Alliance 
At present,...

HLAA Files Comments on Hearing Aid Compatible Cell Phones – 1.7 weeks ago

HLAA is working to see the day when all hearing aids and cochlear implants link to any cell phone so well that consumers never hear the sound of annoying interference ever again….

Cochlear Awards College Scholarships to Eight Students Who Have Overcome Hearing Loss and Achieved Academic and Personal Success – 1.8 weeks ago

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today the winners of…

Cochlear Implants Give Young Boy with Down Syndrome a New Lease on Life at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford – 1.9 weeks ago

-Born profoundly deaf, 5-year-old Joshua Copen can now hear, talk, and “participate in our family,” said mom.-Surgeon advocates that developmentally delayed patients…

Senators Heller And Klobuchar Reintroduce Hearing Aid Tax Credit – Sat, Feb 14th 2015

Washington, DC, January 29, 2015 — Senators Dean Heller (R-NV) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) today reintroduced the bipartisan Hearing Aid Tax Credit (S. 315) which would…

Advanced Bionics Receives CE Mark Approval of Expanded MRI Compatibility for Cochlear Implants – Fri, Feb 13th 2015

HiRes 90K and HiRes 90K Advantage cochlear implants allow 1.5T MRI scans with the CI magnet in place.
VALENCIA, Calif.—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Advanced Bionics (AB), a global…

More than Half of ICU Patients on Ventilators Have the Ability to Communicate – Thu, Feb 12th 2015

Results suggest more patients could participate in their own care.
A new study reveals that more than half of patients in intensive care units (ICU) using ventilators to help…

Unitron and City University of New York (CUNY) Partner to Help Physicians Better Screen Patients for Hearing Loss – Wed, Feb 11th 2015

PLYMOUTH, MINNESOTA—(Marketwired – Feb. 2, 2015) - Unitron, a global innovator of advanced hearing solutions, in partnership with Barbara E. Weinstein, Professor and…

Cochlear Implant Users Can Hear, Feel the Beat in Music – Tue, Feb 10th 2015

WASHINGTON — People who use cochlear implants for profound hearing loss do respond to certain aspects of music, contrary to common beliefs and limited scientific research,...

Breakthroughs in True Wireless and Automated Hearing Transform Listening Experience for Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid Implant Users – Mon, Feb 9th 2015

- SmartSound® iQ automatically adjusts to different environments to help make listening easier while helping the majority of recipients hear better in noise.1 – True…

Scientists Map Brains of the Blind to Solve Mysteries of Human Brain Specialization – Sun, Feb 8th 2015

New research suggests unexpected brain connectivity can lead to fast brain specialization, allowing humans to adapt to the rapid technological and cultural innovation of our…

Logic PD and Starkey Hearing Technologies Honored with GOOD DESIGN Award for Innovative Hearing Aid Accessory – Sat, Feb 7th 2015

SurfLink Mobile is the industry’s most unique and versatile cell phone solution.
MINNEAPOLIS—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Logic PD, a product innovation and realization company for…

Echolocation Acts as Substitute Sense for Blind People – Fri, Feb 6th 2015

Human echolocation operates as a viable “sense,” working in tandem with other senses to deliver information to people with visual impairment, according to new research published…

Improved Hearing Enhances Quality of Life in Moderate Dementia – Thu, Feb 5th 2015

Preliminary findings suggest enhanced role for hearing healthcare professionals.
PLYMOUTH, MINNESOTA—(Marketwired – Jan. 29, 2015) - Early findings in a new study by the…

Patient Older Age Not an Issue in Revision Cochlear Implantation – Wed, Feb 4th 2015

Older age of a patient does not appear to be an issue when revision cochlear implantation is warranted because of device failure, according to a report published online…

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