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ZPower to Speak at IHS 2014

September 17, 2014

Troy Renken, VP at ZPower, will discuss the barriers and enablers of wireless technology adoption in Audiology.CAMARILLO, CA – September 16, 2014 –Troy Renken, VP of Product Planning and E...   Read More

American Sign Language Version of ‘Happy,’ With RIT/NTID Ties, Goes Viral

September 17, 2014

A music video from an Adirondack summer camp for aspiring deaf teen filmmakers and co-sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has gone viral.Th...   Read More

New Mapping Approach Lets Scientists Zoom in and out as the Brain Processes Sound

September 16, 2014

Mouse research could lead to better treatments for hearing loss.Researchers at Johns Hopkins have mapped the sound-processing part of the mouse brain in a way that keeps both the proverbial forest and...   Read More

Hear the World Foundation Call for Applications

September 15, 2014

Sixth Annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology.Staefa, Switzerland, September 9 2014 - The Hear the World Foundation is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in P...   Read More

UEA Research Finds Hope for More Accurate Diagnosis of Memory Problems

September 14, 2014

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer's or memory problems stemming from head injuries, leading to earlier intervention, according to new findings from the Un...   Read More

Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA

September 13, 2014

Rockville, MD - August 21, 2014 - A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. chi...   Read More

NDI and AFCPE Join Forces to Bolster the Financial Health of People with Disabilities

September 12, 2014

Partnership will improve the financial knowledge, education, wellness and know-how within the disability community.(Washington, D.C. – September 27, 2014) – Today, National Disability Inst...   Read More

Hearing Aid Month, Middle Ear Implants Update, NCRAR Series, and Sangria

Carolyn Smaka, AuD

September 11, 2014

Happy fall! From my desk in the Northeast, it's arguably the best time of year. We have a great fall line up of content on AudiologyOnline to help you stay up to date and earn CEUs. Our latest highlig...   Read More

Barry A. Freeman, Ph.D. Joins ZPower as Vice President of Business Development

September 11, 2014

Dr. Freeman will play a pivotal role in launching ZPower rechargeable batteries to Audiology, Medical Device, and Hearables markets worldwide.CAMARILLO, CA – September 8, 2014 – ZPower, a...   Read More

Starkey Hearing Technologies and Minnesota Vikings Encourage Fans to “Listen Carefully”

September 10, 2014

New SoundCheck App Allows Fans to Measure Noise Levels at Stadium During Game.MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 5, 2014 - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies,...   Read More

4 EARS: Free Hearing Tests for Children in Need

September 9, 2014

Global campaign for the Hear the World Foundation.Stäfa, September 4 2014 - Under the slogan «4EARS. One hearing test for you, one for a child in need.» the Hear the World Foundation...   Read More

Newly Discovered Gene Mutation is Linked to Hereditary Deafness

September 8, 2014

Researchers led by geneticists at the Miller School have discovered a new gene mutation that causes hearing loss. Their study, which focused on a large Turkish family in which six individuals have bee...   Read More

Fly-inspired Sound Detector

September 7, 2014

New device based on a fly's freakishly acute hearing may find applications in futuristic hearing aids and military technology.WASHINGTON D.C., July 22, 2014 – Even within a phylum so full of...   Read More

Peer Lauritsen Receives Royal Honor for His Contribution to Oticon Success in North America

September 6, 2014

Oticon President Peer Lauritsen has been awarded the Diploma of the Danish Export Association and His Royal Highness Prince Henrik's Medal of Honor at a ceremony held at the residence of the Gener...   Read More

New Beltone Boost™ Designed Specifically for Individuals with Severe-to-Profound Hearing Loss

September 5, 2014

A Revolutionary “Super Power” Hearing Aid Offers Cutting Edge Sound Technology.(September 3, 2014) Chicago, IL — — Beltone, a leader in hearing aids for nearly...   Read More

ASHA Hosting Audiologist from Botswana

September 5, 2014

Rockville, MD - August 18, 2014 - Kate Kgwefane, an audiologist from the African country of Botswana, is being hosted by the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) as she participates in...   Read More

How Our Brains Store Recent Memories, Cell by Single Cell

September 4, 2014

Findings may shed light on how to treat neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. Confirming what neurocomputational theorists have long suspected, researchers at the Dignity Heal...   Read More

Academy Announces New Executive Director

September 3, 2014

(Reston, VA–September 2, 2014)—The Board of Directors of the American Academy of Audiology (the "Academy") has selected Tanya Tolpegin, MBA, CAE, as their new executive director,...   Read More

The Latest Cochlear Implant Technology from Advanced Bionics Now Available in Australia

September 2, 2014

System includes the world’s most advanced behind-the-ear sound processor and groundbreaking electrode.VALENCIA, Calif., August 28, 2014 – Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear...   Read More

Widex Announces Resignation of Rodney Schutt, Welcomes Jeff Geigel as President of Widex USA, Inc.

August 31, 2014

NEW YORK, August 25, 2014 - “Amongst his numerous contributions to the business, Rodney developed the organization’s capabilities, performance, and customer focus” stated Mike Dittm...   Read More