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Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Hearing Loss in Women

November 28, 2014

Study provides insights to possibly prevent or delay acquired hearing loss.BOSTON, MA – Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital found that consumption of two or more servings of fish per...   Read More

Study: Viral Infection in Nose Can Trigger Middle Ear Infection

November 26, 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 5, 2014 – Middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 percent of children under the age of 3, can be triggered by a viral infection in the nose rather than...   Read More

New Oticon Foundation Grant Supports the Marion Downs Lecture Through 2019

November 26, 2014

Additional Gift Made to Support the September Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conference.(Reston, VA, November 25, 2014) The American Academy of Audiology Foundation (AAAF) is pleased to announce...   Read More

Cocktail Party Neuroscience: Making Sense of Voices in a Crowd

November 25, 2014

The role of prediction and attention in understanding of speech.Listening to a conversation in the context of a cocktail party presents a great challenge for the auditory system. Without realizing it,...   Read More

GW Physician Addresses Stigma against Patients and Providers with Disabilities

November 24, 2014

Leana Wen, M.D., shares her personal experiences on sensitizing doctors to patients with disabilities in an essay published in Health Affairs.WASHINGTON (Oct. 7, 2014) — Nearly 20 percent of Ame...   Read More

Blocking Key Enzyme Minimizes Stroke Injury

November 23, 2014

DALLAS – A drug that blocks the action of the enzyme Cdk5 could substantially reduce brain damage if administered shortly after a stroke, UT Southwestern Medical Center research suggests.The fin...   Read More

Lessons in Laughter: The Life and Times of Bernard Bragg

November 22, 2014

The world was his stage for deaf performer, playwright and director Bernard Bragg.He dazzled audiences as the co-founder of the world renowned National Theater of the Deaf, performed in Moscow with a...   Read More

HLAA Signs Historic Agreement on Movie Captioning

November 22, 2014

In an historic first, Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) along with the National Association of the Deaf (NAD), the Association of Late Deafened Adults (ALDA), the Alexander Graham Bell Associ...   Read More

Study from the University of Melbourne Shows: Children With a History of Middle Ear Diseases Should be Tested for Spatial Listening Ability at School Entry

November 21, 2014

Staefa, Switzerland /Melbourne, Australia - November 18, 2014 - In a study published this month, children with a history of middle ear disease in early childhood were found to suffer from binaural spe...   Read More

New Website Invites Young Australians to Check their Hearing Habits

November 21, 2014

Melbourne - Today in an Australian first, young Australians now can now use an online noise risk calculator to discover if they are at risk of developing hearing loss through their listening habits.Th...   Read More

The Arc of Somerset County Honors Oticon, Inc. for Support of People with Disabilities

November 20, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ November 4 – The Arc of Somerset County recently honored Somerset-based Oticon, Inc, as a key partner that has helped to make employment for Arc individuals possible over the year...   Read More

New Scientific Findings, Clinical Advances for Speech and Hearing Disorders to Be Presented at ASHA Annual Convention

November 20, 2014

Movie Theater Noise, Bullying of Children Who Stutter Among Sessions.Rockville, MD - November 17, 2014 - With an increasing number of Americans experiencing communication disorders, new research and e...   Read More

Starkey Hearing Technologies named 2014 Tekne Award Winner

November 19, 2014

Halo Hearing Aid Wins Healthcare Category. MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 18, 2014 - The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) has named Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Halo™ hearing aid as the 2014 Tek...   Read More

ASHA Engages With World Health Organization on Hearing Protection Effort

November 19, 2014

ASHA's Listen To Your Buds Campaign To Be Cited As Effective Tool. WHO Initiative Will Seek To "Make Listening Safe" During Leisure Activities.Rockville, MD - November 3, 2014 - The Ame...   Read More

Anthem Launches Medicare Special Needs Plan in St. Louis Area

November 18, 2014

Plan Offers Enhanced Benefits for People Eligible for Both Medicaid and Medicare.ST. LOUIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Anthem is launching a Dual-Eligible Special Needs Medicare Plan, known as a DSNP, in the St...   Read More

Stars Strike a Pose to Promote Good Hearing for the 2015 Hear the World Calendar

November 17, 2014

Striking photographs for a good cause.Staefa, 13.11.2014 - What does photography and good hearing have to do with each other? Quite a lot in fact, as the 2015 Hear the World Calendar demonstrates to g...   Read More


David and Carol Myers Foundation Endorses H.R. 5304

November 16, 2014

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is pleased to announce that the David and Carol Myers Foundation has formally endorsed H.R. 5304, the Audiology Patient Choice Act so that older Americans will have...   Read More

National Math Competition for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Students

November 15, 2014

RIT has hosted popular contest for middle school students for eight years.Middle school students can participate in Rochester Institute of Technology’s eighth annual Math Competition for Student...   Read More

Oticon Hearing Foundation Supports 2014 Project Amazon Audiologists on Humanitarian Mission to Benefit Brazil’s Most Impoverished Communities

November 14, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ October 29 – The Oticon Hearing Foundation will again underwrite the costs for Project Amazon, a unique humanitarian mission that will provide much-needed audiological care and hear...   Read More


AudiologyOnline Contributing Editor, Dr. Kim Cavitt, Elected to Lead Transcendent National Audiology Organization

November 14, 2014

(Lexington, Ky.)—The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA), is pleased to announce that Kim Cavitt, Au.D., has been elected to serve as its President for the 2014-2015 program year.“Dr. Ca...   Read More


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