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New Guide to Assessing Children with Hearing Loss

February 1, 2015

San Diego, CA – January 19, 2015 – Assessing Listening and Spoken Language in Children with Hearing Loss is a comprehensive guide to assessments for professionals who provide intervention...   Read More

Finding Steady Ground: Insight Into the Cause of Severe Balance Disorder Brings Promising Therapeutic Approach

January 31, 2015

By Kirstie Saltsman, Ph.D.Many of us have experienced the feeling of swaying, rocking, or bobbing after stepping off a boat. But for some people, the sensation, commonly called motion sickness, never...   Read More

Worse Lower-, Higher-Frequency Hearing in HIV+ Adults

January 30, 2015

Adults with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV+) had poorer lower- and higher-frequency hearing than adults without HIV infection, according to a report published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head...   Read More

Pain and Itch in a Dish

January 28, 2015

Scripps Research Institute Scientists Convert Human Skin Cells into Sensory Neurons.LA JOLLA, CA— A team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has found a simple method to...   Read More

Dogs Hear our Words and How We Say Them

January 27, 2015

When people hear another person talking to them, they respond not only to what is being said--those consonants and vowels strung together into words and sentences--but also to other features of that s...   Read More

ASL Version of 'Let It Go' Released on Sunday

January 26, 2015

RIT/NTID co-sponsors the video.Two graduates from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf whose performances have been viewed by millions star in an America...   Read More

New Textbook Decompresses Hearing Science for SLP and Audiology Students

January 25, 2015

(San Diego, CA – January 19, 2015) – Basic Fundamentals in Hearing Science is a practical textbook written primarily for college undergraduates preparing for graduate programs in speech-la...   Read More

Oticon Blows the Whistle on Big Game Noise and Scores Touchdown for Hearing Health

January 24, 2015

SOMERSET, NJ January 21 – Oticon, Inc. will again launch a Super Bowl-inspired campaign to capture fan attention for hearing health. Taking a page from last year’s successful playbook, O...   Read More

Survey Shows Ida Tools Help Practitioners Engage Patients and Provide Patient-Centered Care

January 23, 2015

Use of Tools in Daily Practice Also Improves Appointment Efficiency.NAERUM, DK January 19 – An exploratory survey of more than 450 audiologists, educators and hearing health professionals found...   Read More

Sara Sable-Antry Joins ZPower as Vice President of Sales

January 22, 2015

New sales leadership position will play key role in launching ZPower rechargeable solutions to Hearing Care, Wearable, and Hearables markets worldwide.CAMARILLO, CA – January 21, 2015 Starkey L...   Read More

Jonkman Named President of Audioscan

January 21, 2015

Jim Jonkman, co-founder of Audioscan, to replace William Cole as President.Dorchester, Canada – Aug 1, 2014. Audioscan, a division of Etymonic Design, has today announced that Jim Jonkman will...   Read More

Call for Speakers for the 64th Annual 2015 IHS Convention & Expo

January 20, 2015

The International Hearing Society is proud to announce our 64th Annual Convention& Expo on September 10-12, 2015 in Orlando, Florida. The continuing education seminars at the convention are an exc...   Read More

TSA Serves People with Disabilities

January 19, 2015

January, 2015 - TSA Cares is a helpline for travelers with disabilities and medical conditions. TSA Cares agents have received training to provide callers with specific information about the screening...   Read More

Siemens Audiology business is now Sivantos

January 19, 2015

Change of control effective January 15th, 2015. New owners of Sivantos are comprised of anchor investor EQT with Strüngmann family and Siemens as co-investors.New group name is Sivantos.Sivantos...   Read More

National Academy of Engineering Announces Winners of the 2015 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize

January 19, 2015

The National Academy of Engineering recently announced that the 2015 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize will be given to Blake S. Wilson, Graeme M. Clark, Erwin Hochmair, Ingeborg J. Hochmair-Desoyer,...   Read More

Federal Bill to Improve Veterans' Hearing Healthcare Reintroduced

January 18, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 16, 2015 - The International Hearing Society (IHS) today announced the re-introduction of bi-partisan federal legislation that seeks to improve veterans’ access...   Read More

NIDCD Audiology Unit Enhances Research, Care of Patients with Niemann-Pick C Disease

January 17, 2015

A new agreement announced January 7 between researchers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and a biotechnology company provides funding to continue an important clinical treatment study for Ni...   Read More

New Version of Common Antibiotic Could Eliminate Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds

January 16, 2015

A study in mice has found that a commonly used antibiotic can be modified to eliminate the risk that it will cause hearing loss.On Christmas Eve, 2002, Bryce Faber was diagnosed with a deadly cancer c...   Read More

Vitamin Supplement Successfully Prevents Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

January 15, 2015

Loss of hearing is linked to a decrease in a critical cellular protein, and elevating the activity of this protein could prevent noise-induced hearing loss, as well as potentially benefiting a host of...   Read More

Happy New Year 2015! January Update

Carolyn Smaka, AuD

January 15, 2015

2015 is off to a great start here at AudiologyOnline, and I hope the same is true for you. Here is an overview of the latest happenings!   Read More