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More than Half of ICU Patients on Ventilators Have the Ability to Communicate

August 3, 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 them breathe could benefit...   Read More

BAA Annual Conference 2015

August 2, 2015

With the 12th Annual British Academy of Audiology Conference only a few months away, here is a little something to whet your appetite and convince you that this year’s conference on Thursday 26t...   Read More

Anti-stroke Drug Effective Treatment for Middle-Ear Infections, Researchers Say

August 1, 2015

ATLANTA -- An existing anti-stroke drug is an effective treatment for middle-ear infections, showing the ability to suppress mucus overproduction, improve bacterial clearance and reduce hearing loss,...   Read More

Nominations Open for ADA's Prestigious Awards Program - Johnson Award Added to Recognize Excellence in Advocacy

July 30, 2015

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is accepting nominations for four prestigious awards! Please take the following link for complete information and requirements: The dead...   Read More

Best Supporting Actors in your Ears? Research Points to Potential Way to Restore Hearing

July 30, 2015

Harnessing regenerative power of early supporting cells could lead to new strategies to combat many causes of deafness, animal research shows.ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- There's a cast of characters deep...   Read More

Stirling Expert-Led Team to Pioneer Hearing Aid that Can 'See'

July 29, 2015

June 2015 - A next-generation hearing aid which can 'see' is to be developed by a University of Stirling Computer Scientist-led multidisciplinary team of researchers and clinicians.Designed to...   Read More

Doctor of Audiology Bridge Program Graduates

July 28, 2015

Salus University’s recent commencement at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia included the inaugural class of 13 graduates from the Doctor of Audiology bridge program—an online program desig...   Read More

UB Researchers Take Important Steps Toward Understanding How Animals Make Sense of the Auditory World

July 27, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Sit down with a friend in a quiet restaurant and begin talking, just before the dinner crowd’s arrival. Business is slow at first, but picks up quickly, just like the sound...   Read More

Emerging Issues in Cochlear Implants: Washington DC / October 15-17, 2015

July 26, 2015

WHAT: Cochlear implants (CIs) now help children and adults with a broader range of hearing profiles, given expanded FDA guidelines and new CI technologies designed to preserve low frequency residual...   Read More

Bill Introduced Would Allow Medicare to Reimburse Audiologists and SLPs for Telehealth Services

July 25, 2015

ASHA members are needed to advocate in support of new legislation that allows audiologists and speech-language pathologists to be reimbursed by Medicare for providing services through telehealth techn...   Read More

MAA Endorses Audiology Patient Choice Act

July 24, 2015

The Minnesota Academy of Audiology (MAA) has endorsed the Audiology Patient Choice Act (H.R. 2519) because it will, “provide better efficiency for evaluation and treatment for Medicare beneficia...   Read More

Chris Coleman, Mayor of the City of Saint Paul, Proclaims Sunday, July 26, 2015 to be William F. Austin Day in the City of Saint Paul

July 24, 2015

Saint Paul honors Mr. Austin for his commitment to using hearing as a vehicle to reflect caring and change lives around the world.MINNEAPOLIS (July 23, 2015) — Starkey Hearing Foundation is plea...   Read More

Must-Attend Hearing and Balance Care Courses

July 23, 2015

Audiology Systems and Otometrics offer up to 2.1 CEUs with extensive, convenient and affordable training opportunities.Schaumburg, IL - July 2015 – Audiology Systems, a full-service U.S. distrib...   Read More

Starkey Hearing Foundation Teams Up with Special Olympics for the 2015 World Summer Games

July 22, 2015

Starkey Hearing Foundation becomes official Healthy Hearing partner.MINNEAPOLIS (July 16, 2015) – Starkey Hearing Foundation is showing its support for Special Olympics by becoming the Healthy H...   Read More


Beltone Expands Capabilities through Release of New Mobile Hearing Apps

July 21, 2015

(July 17, 2015) Chicago — Beltone, a leader in hearing aids for the past 75 years, introduced two mobile apps that provide customizable solutions to common hearing challenges. The new mobile off...   Read More

Skip a Beat? Your Auditory Nerve Cells Will Know It

July 20, 2015

A clever experiment reveals how cells that process sound respond to complex stimuli.BUFFALO, N.Y. — If you stimulate an auditory nerve cell over and over in a uniform pattern in the lab, it quic...   Read More

CareCredit Formalizes Financing Agreement with Connect Hearing

July 20, 2015

July 16, 2015. COSTA MESA, Calif. CareCredit, a leading provider of patient financing, today announced it has signed a first-look patient financing agreement with Connect Hearing, allowing patients t...   Read More

Osteoporosis Diagnosis Contributes to Hearing Loss Risk

July 19, 2015

Study finds higher rate of sudden deafness among people with bone disease.Washington, DC – People who have osteoporosis face a 1.76-fold higher risk of developing sudden deafness than those who...   Read More

Senator Warren Offers Literacy Amendment to ESEA Bill

July 18, 2015

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) will offer an amendment to S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, which could result in an increased role for audiologists and speech-language pathologists in deliverin...   Read More

All Sounds Made Equal in Melancholy

July 17, 2015

Recent research suggests that individuals with elevated depressive symptoms have difficulty perceiving all categories of speech, rather than displaying a selective bias towards sad speech.WASHINGTON,...   Read More