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UI Study Shows Hippocampus is Involved in Language Processing, May Help Treat Alzheimer's

July 29, 2014

The hippocampus is no longer just for memory.University of Iowa researchers show that this brain region is involved in language processing as well, possibly providing additional insight into the accom...   Read More

RIT Mourns the Passing of Deaf Pioneer Robert F. Panara

July 28, 2014

Robert F. Panara, much beloved professor emeritus at Rochester Institute of Technology, author, poet, historian and international authority on deaf figures in literature, and the National Technical In...   Read More

Dr. Martin Pienkowski of Salus University Receives Grant from Pennsylvania Lions Hearing Research Foundation

July 27, 2014

Elkins Park, PA – Martin Pienkowski, PhD, assistant professor at Salus University George S. Osborne College of Audiology has received a $20,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Lions Hearing Research...   Read More

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California’s First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device’s Safety and Use In Young Children

July 26, 2014

3-year-old Canadian boy hears for first time after device activation at Keck Medicine of USC.LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the Unive...   Read More

Medicare Proposes to Eliminate Osseointegrated Implant as Benefit

July 25, 2014

July 9, 2014 - The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)—through its proposed rule for durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, and supplies for 2015—has proposed th...   Read More

Cochlear Opposes Proposed CMS Rule That Would Significantly Limit Access to Cochlear™ Baha® Implant System

July 25, 2014

Technology for Medicare Patients Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant Syst...   Read More

Audiology Systems Helps Improve Fitting Skills for Hearing Care Professionals with Practical Hands-on Training

July 24, 2014

Popular FittingNOW! series recognized for 0.4 CEUs and available in key cities across the country empowers hearing care professionals to make smarter fitting choices for their patients.Schaumburg, IL...   Read More

ASHA Wins Prestigious Award for Diversity Recruitment Programs

July 23, 2014

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has earned the highest association industry honor, a 2014 Power of A Summit Award, for its diversity recruitment initiatives to ensure a more cu...   Read More

Ryan Hait-Campbell Named National Association of the Deaf Youth Ambassador

July 22, 2014

He will represent NAD and offer help for deaf-run business startups.Ryan Hait-Campbell, who with three other students at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the...   Read More

Oticon Celebrates 110 Years of People First

July 22, 2014

More than 350 Oticon employees celebrated 110 years of putting the needs of People First at a company-wide salute held at Oticon headquarters in Somerset, NJ. Oticon President Peer Lauritsen encourage...   Read More

Studies Advance Potential Use of MRI Magnetic Fields to Diagnose and Treat Balance Disorders and Dizziness

July 21, 2014

Magnetic pull of MRI shown in zebrafish and in people with common inner-ear disturbance.Expanding on earlier research, Johns Hopkins researchers report that people with balance disorders or dizziness...   Read More

Louisiana Academy of Audiology (LAA) Announces Conference Sept 12 – 13, 2014

July 20, 2014

Please join us for Audiology in the French Quarter! The Louisiana Academy of Audiology is pleased to offer 12 hours of outstanding continuing education as presented by Gus Mueller, Jay Hall, Doug Bec...   Read More

Researchers Regenerate Sound-Sensing Cells in the Ears of Mice with Hearing Damage

July 19, 2014

One of the major causes of hearing loss in mammals is damage to the sound-sensing hair cells in the inner ear. For years, scientists have thought that these cells are not replaced once they're los...   Read More

RIT/NTID Team Wins NAD College Bowl

July 18, 2014

Collegiate teams competed at the National Association of the Deaf convention in Atlanta.For the second consecutive time, a team from Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Instit...   Read More

Imbalanced Hearing is More Than a Mild Disability

July 17, 2014

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the effects of asymmetric hearing...   Read More

Infants Benefit from Implants with More Frequency Sounds

July 16, 2014

Research Shows 6-Month-Olds' Ability to Understand Speech Improves When They Hear Less Distortion.May 19, 2014 - A new study from a UT Dallas researcher demonstrates the importance of considering...   Read More

New Look at Old Test May Provide Earlier Detection of Meningitis, MU Researchers Find

July 15, 2014

COLUMBIA, Mo. ― Researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have found a more accurate method to screen for bacterial meningococcal infection in its early stages, when it&rsqu...   Read More

Salus University Distinguished Service Award to be Presented to Dr. Felix M. Barker, II and Dr. Pierrette Dayhaw-Barker

July 14, 2014

Elkins Park, PA - Felix M. Barker, II, OD, MS, FAAO and Pierrette Dayhaw-Barker, PhD, will each be presented with the 2014 Salus University Distinguished Service Award. This award is given to a non-al...   Read More

UCSF Team Reveals How the Brain Recognizes Speech Sounds

July 13, 2014

Shaping of Sound by Our Mouths Leaves an Acoustic Trail the Brain Can Follow, Say Researchers.UC San Francisco researchers are reporting a detailed account of how speech sounds are identified by the h...   Read More

International Communication Project 2014 Gains Support From 40 New Organizations Around the Globe

July 12, 2014

Rockville, MD USA – Following a “Month of Action” this past May by the International Communication Project (ICP) 2014, some 40 participating organizations w...   Read More