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Impaired Sound Processing May Explain Persistent Hearing Deficits in People With Cochlear Implants

January 18, 2017

Cochlear implants have restored hearing in hundreds of thousands of people around the world, but many users still have hearing difficulties -- they may have trouble recognizing musical melodies or str...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies' New Ear Health Product Line Now Available

January 17, 2017

New complete ear health product line seeks to improve overall hearing health and reduce the time individuals wait to address hearing issues.   Read More


Pop-outs: How the Brain Extracts Meaning from Noise

January 17, 2017

By Robert SandersWhen you’re suddenly able to understand someone despite their thick accent, or finally make out the lyrics of a song, your brain appears to be re-tuning to recognize speech that...   Read More


ASHA 2017 President Gail Richard Begins Term

January 16, 2017

(Rockville, MD - January 3, 2017) - Gail Richard, PhD, CCC-SLP, took office as the 2017 president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) on January 1.   Read More


Cutting Through the Clamor: How the Brain Helps Us Understand Spoken Words in Noisy Settings

January 15, 2017

Humans are exquisitely skilled at perceiving spoken words, even when speakers’ voices are intermittently overwhelmed by noise, as happens in the din of construction sites or on busy urban street...   Read More


MED-EL Convenes Global Hearing Implant Researchers for Age-Related Hearing Loss Workshop in New York

January 14, 2017

January 12, 2017 – (New York, NY) – More than 100 leading scientists and hearing health experts from around the world will gather starting today for a two-day scientific workshop sponsored...   Read More


Experts Update Best Practices for Diagnosis and Treatment of Earwax (Cerumen Impaction)

January 13, 2017

Important Patient Education on Healthy Ear Care.January 3, 2017 - ALEXANDRIA, VA— An updated clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery F...   Read More


Treatment Significantly Reduces Chemotherapy-Induced Hearing Loss in Children

January 12, 2017

CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL LOS ANGELES - Investigators from Children's Hospital Los Angeles and 37 other Children's Oncology Group hospitals in the U.S. and Canada have determined that sodium thi...   Read More


Robert Eastman named Vice President Sales for Unitron US

January 10, 2017

January 06, 2017 - Plymouth, MN, USA — Unitron, a global innovator of advanced hearing solutions, today announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Eastman as Vice President of Sales at Unitron US...   Read More


ASHFoundation Awards $740,000 to 68 Individuals

January 9, 2017

(Rockville, MD - December 21, 2016) - The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation (ASHFoundation) recently awarded $740,000 in research grants, scholarships, and clinical achievement awards to 68...   Read More


New Memoir by Audiology Pioneer James Jerger

January 8, 2017

(San Diego, CA – January 4, 2017) – James Jerger: A Life in Audiology captures the author's extraordinary career in audiology spanning more than 60 years and provides a compelling pict...   Read More


FTC Announces Workshop on Hearing Health and Technology

January 7, 2017

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it is hosting a workshop in Washington, DC on April 18, 2017, to examine competition, innovation, and consumer protection issues raised by hearing hea...   Read More


CaptionCall Module v2.0 for Noah 4 Provides Ease in Certification for Hearing-Care Professionals

January 7, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY — CaptionCall, LLC, the leading provider of captioned telephone service for people who have hearing loss, is now offering the CaptionCall Module v2.0 for Noah 4. Using the module...   Read More


Signia Hearing Aids Named as CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree

January 6, 2017

New York, NY, January 4, 2017 – Signia today announced that it has been named a CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree for two of its products, the Cellion™ hearing aid and the myHearing app.   Read More


Audioscan Introduces Multiple Software Improvements - the Most User-Friendly Verifit Ever!

January 6, 2017

Including dramatically faster data-entry and copy functions, enhanced fitting formulas, and user sound file improvements.   Read More


Sale of Otometrics to Natus Medical Incorporated Final

January 5, 2017

Otometrics begins new era as part of Natus – becomes the world’s largest independent provider of hearing aid fitting solutions.   Read More


Vestibular Function Declines Starting at Age 40

January 4, 2017

A new study led by Mass. Eye and Ear researchers found that our ability to detect and perceive motion declines as we age, also reported that vestibular dysfunction could be a leading cause of death am...   Read More


ReSound® Returns to CES®, Wins CES Best of Innovation Award in Accessible Tech

January 4, 2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ReSound announced today its plans to return to CES in Las Vegas to demonstrate and raise awareness of ReSound’s industry-leading Smart Hearing solutions and...   Read More


The Dyslexia Paradox

January 3, 2017

Differences in how the brain adapts to sights and sounds could be at the root of reading disorder. Tyler Perrachione looks for the source of reading disorders, like dyslexia, in the brain.   Read More


Researchers Find Potential Therapy for Brain Swelling During Concussion

January 2, 2017

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – A team of biomedical engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have identified a cause of fluid swelling of the brain, or cellular edema, that occurs during a co...   Read More