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National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) Announces 2014 Executive Council

April 16, 2014

Westminster, CO – April 7, 2014 - The National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) has announced the members of its 2014 Executive Council.“The new NHCA Executive Council represents th...   Read More


Vitamin Supplements May Prevent Drug-induced Hearing Loss, UF Researchers Say

April 15, 2014

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The drug gentamicin can provide effective treatment for people with bacterial infections that are resistant to other antibiotics, but this medication can cause a serious side...   Read More


Where Does Dizziness Come From?

April 14, 2014

Johns Hopkins researchers pinpoint a key area for “upright perception” in the human brain.Johns Hopkins researchers say they have pinpointed a site in a highly developed area of the human...   Read More


AG Bell Announces New Chief Executive Officer

April 14, 2014

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is pleased to announce Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, J.D., CFRE, as its new Chief Executive Officer.Alonso-Mendoza is an innov...   Read More


Multidisciplinary Atlanta Team to Study Drug Development for Autism Spectrum Disorder

April 13, 2014

Investigators at Marcus Autism Center, Emory Autism Center and Georgia State University Awarded Major Contract from National Institute of Mental Health.ATLANTA (2014) – A multi-institutional tea...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Halo Wins red dot Design Award

April 12, 2014

Fourth Consecutive Year Product Designs Have Been Recognized.MINNEAPOLIS, April 9, 2014 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is proud to...   Read More


The Hear the World Foundation Expands its Advisory Board

April 11, 2014

Three distinguished experts add strength to the foundation’s independent advisory body.The Hear the World Foundation welcomes three new members, all notable figures from the world of audiology,...   Read More


Simulated Blindness Can Help Revive Hearing, Researchers Find

April 11, 2014

Minimizing a person's sight for as little as a week may help improve the brain's ability to process hearing, neuroscientists have found.Hey-Kyoung Lee, an associate professor of neuroscience a...   Read More


2014 Oticon Focus on People Awards is Looking for a Few Outstanding People with Hearing Loss

April 10, 2014

National competition aims to change perception and open doors.SOMERSET, NJ April 9 -- Oticon, Inc. is seeking nominations of outstanding individuals with any degree of hearing loss for the 2014 Otico...   Read More


Sophie’s Tales LLC Announces Launch of First Magazine Designed Specifically for Kids and Teens with Hearing Loss

April 9, 2014

Hearing Our Way connects young people across the nation under a common cause.ST LOUIS, MO – April 2, 2014. Sophie’s Tales LLC, an educational publishing company supporting children with he...   Read More


Big Boxes, PSAPs, Internet Hearing Aid Sales, and the Audiology Status Quo

Carolyn Smaka, AuD

April 9, 2014

Before we get into our topic today, we’ll have a short quiz. What do these audiology acronyms have in common? AFAFF, APHAB, CONTOUR, CST, DOSO, ECHO, IOI-HA, MSU, PHAB, PHAP, RSIN, SADL, SIR, WICIT,...   Read More


Tinnitus Study Signals Advance in Understanding Link Between Loud Sounds Exposure and Hearing Loss

April 8, 2014

Leicester research reveals why hearing loss is correlated with auditory signals failing to get transmitted along the auditory nerve.A research team investigating tinnitus, from the University of Leice...   Read More


Aspirin Intake May Halt Growth of Vestibular Schwannomas/Acoustic Neuromas

April 7, 2014

BOSTON (Jan. 24, 2014) -- Researchers from Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital have demonstrated, for the first...   Read More


Phonak Tinnitus Program: Be the Expert

April 6, 2014

Phonak Tinnitus Balance Portfolio, in-depth training and counseling support allow even more audiologists to expand their business.Orlando, Florida / Staefa, Switzerland (March 26, 2014) – The ne...   Read More


Deafness in the Genomics Era

April 6, 2014

Award-winning dissertation helps produce a new genetic test for deafness.People with hereditary hearing loss must undergo multiple genetic tests for doctors to determine the exact cause. Testing for e...   Read More


Study of Cord Blood Stem Cells to Treat Acquired Hearing Loss Launches

April 5, 2014

Signals Potential of Newborn Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine for Common Disorders.SAN BRUNO, Calif., /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), the world's largest and mos...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Operation Change Documentary Series to Air on Oprah Winfrey Network

April 5, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 – Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is excited to announce that the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) will air Ope...   Read More


Neuromonics, American Hearing Aid Associates Announce Reselling Agreement

April 5, 2014

Tinnitus company extends special pricing, support on devices that help ringing in the ears.WESTMINSTER, Colo., April 3, 2014 – Professional audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, otolaryngologist...   Read More


Siemens to Donate Hearing Aids Valued at $1M to Cancer Patients

April 4, 2014

Donation is part of “The Baton Pass™” to raise funds and raise awareness for cancer research fundingPartnering with Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and CancerCare to distribute hear...   Read More


Hearing Happiness – Everyday Sounds that Make Us Smile

April 4, 2014

Sonic introduces engaging new infographic that celebrates everyday soundsApril 4, 2014. Somerset, NJ. A child’s voice. A whistling train. The crack of a bat. Studies show that the sounds we...   Read More