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Advanced Bionics Surpasses the Bar on Innovation with Two New Naida CI Sound Processors, Now Approved in the US

August 28, 2015

The world’s newest, most advanced family of sound processors for cochlear implant recipients receives approval from the FDA.VALENCIA, Calif.- Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear i...   Read More

Resound® Announces Expanded Android Compatibility with the Resound Smart™ App for Smart Hearing Aid Wearers

August 27, 2015

Bringing Personalized Control of the World’s Smartest Hearing Aids to Even More Users.COPENHAGEN, Denmark – ReSound, a leader in innovative hearing technologies, announced today that it ha...   Read More

Phonak Joins Songs for Sounds National 'Hearoes Tour'

August 26, 2015

Warrenville, IL – August 25, 2015 – Phonak, leading manufacturer of hearing technology launched its partnership with Songs for Sound, a national charity dedicated to improving the quality...   Read More

HyperSound® Hearing Solutions and the American Academy of Audiology Foundation Partner to Support October's National Audiology Awareness Month

August 26, 2015

Reston, VA –August 19, 2015—The American Academy of Audiology Foundation is pleased to announce that it will partner with HyperSound® Hearing Solutions to support the development and d...   Read More


Voting Is Open for 2015 Oticon Focus on People Awards!

August 25, 2015

SOMERSET, NJ August 18 – Voting in now open for 2015 Oticon Focus on People Awards at Website visitors are invited to cast their vote for the 12 finalists who repres...   Read More

2015 Hearing Awareness Week Profile - Melbourne Musician Making a Difference to Australia's Hearing Health

August 25, 2015

Melbourne-based indie musician Siobhan McGinnity is applying her multiple talents to set up Musicians for Hearing to help improve the hearing health of the Melbourne music community. Siobhan is the k...   Read More

'Make Like a Bat': Study Finds High Frequencies Help Us Find Objects Using Echoes

August 24, 2015

The ability that some people have to use echoes to determine the position of an otherwise silent object, in a similar way to bats and dolphins, requires good high-pitch hearing in both ears, according...   Read More

Rare Gene Variant Associated with Middle Ear Infections

August 23, 2015

Baylor College of Medicine – HOUSTON - Many parents have heard the night-time cry of "my ear hurts." For some children, this might happen frequently beginning in infancy and even persi...   Read More

Hard to Understand, Harder to Remember

August 22, 2015

In a study, native English speakers had more difficulty recalling words spoken in an unfamiliar Korean accent, suggesting that the effort listeners put into understanding a foreign accent may lessen t...   Read More

Researchers find the 'Acoustic Signature' of Screams

August 21, 2015

A team of New York University neuroscientists has identified the “acoustic signature” of screams, a study that points to the unique attributes of this form of expression and suggests we ar...   Read More

Echolocation Acts as Substitute Sense for Blind People

August 20, 2015

Human echolocation operates as a viable "sense," working in tandem with other senses to deliver information to people with visual impairment, according to new research published in Psycholog...   Read More

Helping Siri Hear Through a Cocktail Party

August 19, 2015

A new sensor developed at Duke University helps computers separate overlapping sounds.DUKE UNIVERSITY - DURHAM, N.C. -- People trying to talk to Siri may soon no longer have to look like they're a...   Read More

Seniors Are in Denial about Their Hearing Loss, Survey Finds

August 18, 2015

PISCATAWAY, N.J.-- A majority of senior citizens who suffer from hearing loss choose to ignore treatment with hearing aids and are in denial about the negative effects of these decisions. That is acco...   Read More

Comprehensive Medical-Legal Resource for Attorneys, Physicians, and Audiologists

August 18, 2015

(San Diego, CA – August 10, 2015) – Medical-Legal Evaluation of Hearing Loss, Third Edition includes the most accurate and current developments in the field with more than 250 new referenc...   Read More

Hearing Loss Association of America Outraged by CDC Study Ignoring People with Hearing Loss

August 17, 2015

Bethesda, MD: According to a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five adults has a disability. The study, Prevalence of Disability and Disabil...   Read More

RIT/NTID Receives $4 Million Boost for Deaf, Hard-of-hearing Education

August 16, 2015

National Science Foundation pledge will help continue DeafTEC work promoting education, hiring in STEM disciplines.The National Science Foundation has renewed its pledge to funding resources for deaf...   Read More

Spanish-Language Video on Newborn Hearing Screening

August 15, 2015

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) program has produced a video for Spanish-speaking families who are in need of a follow-up hearing s...   Read More

Student Scholarship Announced for CI2015 DC

August 14, 2015

American Cochlear Implant Alliance (ACI Alliance) is accepting applications for student scholarships for the upcoming CI2015DC Emerging Issues Symposium. Scholarships are intended for students, fellow...   Read More

Oticon 'Hear in Pink' Campaign Promotes Hearing Health and Breast Cancer Awareness

August 13, 2015

Social Networking Engages and Connects with Consumers in Local Markets.SOMERSET, NJ August 11 – Oticon, Inc. will again support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with the launch of the &ldq...   Read More

Magnetic Pulses to the Brain Deliver Long-Lasting Relief for Tinnitus Patients

August 13, 2015

Depression treatment tool holds tremendous promise for patients with debilitating condition.Oregon Health & Science University - PORTLAND, Ore. - In the largest U.S. clinical trial of its kind fun...   Read More