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New Scholarship Benefits Deaf, Hard-Of-Hearing Students at RIT/NTID

July 31, 2016

RIT's National Technical Institute for the Deaf has announced the Michael E. Lawson Endowed Scholarship, which will be implemented for the 2016-17 academic year. Lawson was a former RIT men's...   Read More


New Web Resource: Cochlear Implant Coverage Under Health Insurance

July 30, 2016

WHAT: ACI Alliance published a new online resource on insurance coverage for cochlear implants (CI) including employer plans, Medicare and Medicaid, Social Security disability eligibility (for those...   Read More


Signia Holds Student University

July 29, 2016

On July 20, Signia’s U.S. headquarters in Piscataway, New Jersey welcomed 30 select audiology students from universities around the country for the annual three-day Signia Student University. T...   Read More


Leading in Hearing Science: Starkey Webinar Series Examines Emerging Research and Its Applications to Hearing Care

July 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (July 11, 2016) Starkey Hearing Technologies is excited to announce a new webinar series for hearing care professionals that examines innovative trends in hearing science research, and its...   Read More


Audioscan Extends the Verifit2 Binaural Test System with New Software Release

July 28, 2016

Software builds on the platforms fully binaural capability, providing additional test features and tools for accurate and efficient verification of modern hearing instrument systems.Dorchester, Ontari...   Read More


Preschool Academic Skills Improve Only When Instruction is Good to Excellent

July 27, 2016

Study also finds that children show larger gains in academic skills with more time in Head Start.FRANK PORTER GRAHAM CHILD DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE - New research combining eight large child care studies...   Read More


Strangers Reach Mutual Understanding through Talking and Asking Questions, not from Non-Verbal Cues

July 25, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON - Psychologists at The University of Texas at Arlington have discovered that when two strangers meet and interact for the first time, the extent to which they develop...   Read More


RIT/NTID Celebrates Growing Number of Ph.D. Candidates

July 24, 2016

Designated programs help deaf students prepare for doctoral degrees in STEM fields.Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf is honoring deaf and hard-of-hear...   Read More


Evidence of Hearing Damage in Teens Prompts Researchers' Warning

July 23, 2016

MCMASTER UNIVERSITY - HAMILTON, ON, - New research into the ringing-ear condition known as tinnitus points to an alarming level of early hearing damage in young people who are exposed to loud music, p...   Read More


Prevalence, Severity of Tinnitus in the U.S.

July 22, 2016

Approximately one in 10 adults in the U.S. have tinnitus, and durations of occupational and leisure time noise exposures are correlated with rates of tinnitus and are likely targetable risk factors, a...   Read More


Hearing Problems Reduce the Quality of Life of Older People

July 21, 2016

ACADEMY OF FINLAND - Research has found that hearing loss has wide-ranging impacts not only on older people's ability to communicate, but also on their ability to move about and participate in dif...   Read More


Hearing Loss Charity Welcomes NHS Guidance as "Alternative to Cuts"

July 20, 2016

The UK’s largest hearing loss charity Action on Hearing Loss has welcomed the launch of new NHS guidance for services for adults with hearing loss.The Commissioning Framework, which the charity...   Read More


First Small Molecule Targeted Therapy to Mitigate Hearing Loss in Usher Syndrome Type 3

July 19, 2016

CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY - Usher syndrome (USH) is characterized by hearing loss or deafness at birth and progressive vision loss, and is the most common cause of inherited dual sensory deficit...   Read More


MED-EL Announces the Acquisition of Bone Conduction Technology from Otorix AB

July 18, 2016

Innovative non-implantable system will expand MED-EL’s range of hearing solutions.July 15, 2016 – (Innsbruck, Austria) – MED-EL has announced the acquisition of the Adjoin bone condu...   Read More


Brain's 'Thesaurus' Mapped to Help Decode Inner Thoughts

July 17, 2016

Scientists build semantic atlas to chart how the brain responds to language.UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – BERKELEY - What if a map of the brain could help us decode people's inner thoughts?   Read More


RIT/NTID Receives Motorola Solutions Foundation Innovation Generation Grant

July 16, 2016

Grant makes it possible for deaf middle-school students to explore technology.Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has received a grant for $30,000 as pa...   Read More


MED-EL's COMBI 40+ Cochlear Implant Receives FDA Approval for 1.5T MRI with the Internal Magnet in Place

July 15, 2016

Approval Provides Historic Access to MRI for Cochlear Implant Recipients; July 14, 2016 – (DURHAM, NC) – Global hearing implant manufacturer MED-EL announced today the FDA approval of its COMBI 40...   Read More


Audiology Systems and Otometrics Announce New Dates for Hands-on Training Series 2016

July 14, 2016

September and October courses available at 0.7 CEUs.Schaumburg, IL - July 13, 2016 – Audiology Systems, a full-service, U.S. distributor of GN Otometrics products; and other leading audiology an...   Read More


High Performance Golf Club Comes with Annoying Sound

July 13, 2016

Acousticians track down the reason a type of driver creates a loud clang when it strikes the ball.WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2016 -- In 2007, a new type of golf club hit the market. The distribution of...   Read More


Brit Accents Vex US Hearing-Impaired Elderly

July 11, 2016

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH -SALT LAKE CITY- Older Americans with some hearing loss shouldn't feel alone if they have trouble understanding British TV sagas like "Downton Abbey." A small study fr...   Read More