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Ida Institute Appoints Bente Sorensen as Project Manager

November 25, 2015

Naerum, DK November 13 -- Ida Institute, a non-profit independent educational institute, today announced the appointment of Bente Sørensen as Project Manager. In her new role, Sørense...   Read More


14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies (CI2016) Takes Place May 11-14, 2016 in Toronto

November 25, 2015

CHICAGO, IL: The 14th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Technologies (CI2016) will be held May 11-14, 2016, in Toronto, ON, Canada. The Conference is the premier inte...   Read More

Advanced Bionics Launches the Naida CI Q90 Sound Processor in North America

November 24, 2015

The world’s newest, most advanced sound processor for cochlear implant recipients begins distribution in the US and Canada.VALENCIA, Calif., November 16, 2015 – Advanced Bionics (AB), a gl...   Read More

Unitron Talks Strategy and Practice Growth at Asian Customer Summit

November 23, 2015

Hearing healthcare professionals, partners and Unitron executives gather in Vietnam to talk innovation, in-clinic success and business growth   Read More

The Lancet: Listening to Music Improves Recovery after Surgery and Should be Available to Everyone Having an Operation

November 23, 2015

Listening to music before, during, or after a surgical procedure is beneficial to patients and can significantly reduce pain and anxiety, and decrease the need for pain medication, according to the mo...   Read More

Researchers Find Brain Area that Integrates Speech's Rhythms

November 22, 2015

Recordings of speech, cut and reassembled, lead to new discovery.DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke and MIT scientists have discovered an area of the brain that is sensitive to the timing of speech, a crucial eleme...   Read More

Brief Postnatal Blindness Triggers Long-Lasting Reorganization in the Brain

November 21, 2015

Temporary visual deprivation shortly after birth induces permanent auditory responses in the visual area of the brain, highlighting a crossmodal competition for brain territories during the early sens...   Read More

Jennifer Stroup Bobo, AuD Honored as Outstanding Woman of Today by Altrusa International of Richardson Foundation, Inc.

November 20, 2015

SOMERSET, NJ November 3 -- Oticon Account Manager Jennifer Stroup Bobo, AuD, CCC-A has been honored as one of the Outstanding Women of Today . . . Builders of Tomorrow by the Altrusa International o...   Read More

Birth Weight and Poor Growth Linked to Later Hearing and Vision Problems

November 20, 2015

A study of up to 433,390 UK adults, led by The University of Manchester, has linked being under and overweight at birth with poorer hearing, vision and cognition in middle age.Researchers in Mancheste...   Read More

Salus University Alumni Association Announces 2016 Alumni Awards Call For Nominations

November 19, 2015

Salus University has announced that it is accepting nominations for its 2016 Alumni Association Awards for alumni and those who have made significant contributions to the University, their profession...   Read More

Ida My Turn to Talk Tool Helps Families of Young CI Patients Find Their Voice

November 18, 2015

NAERUM, DK November 12 – The decision to choose a cochlear implant for a child has life-long implications for both children and their families. To assist families of children with cochlear im...   Read More


Combining Good Looks with a Good Cause: the 2016 Hear the World Calendar

November 18, 2015

Tina Turner, Rosamund Pike, Naomi Harris and Anastacia are among stars striking a pose for stunning portraits photographed by Bryan Adams in support of disadvantaged children with hearing loss(Staefa,...   Read More


Pediatric Hearing Specialist Joins Clinical Faculty of Salus University

November 17, 2015

Elkins Park, PA - Jenny Rajan, AuD, CCC-A, FAAA has joined the clinical faculty of the Pennsylvania Ear Institute of Salus University. With more than 13 years of teaching and professional experience,...   Read More

2-Million-Year-Old Fossils Reveal Hearing Abilities of Early Humans

November 16, 2015

BINGHAMTON, NY - Research into human fossils dating back to approximately two million years ago reveals that the hearing pattern resembles chimpanzees, but with some slight differences in the directio...   Read More

British Society of Audiology Annual Conference 2016

November 15, 2015

25 – 27 April 2016 Ricoh Arena, are pleased to announce that the British Society of Audiology Annual Conference, entitled Transforming Knowledge to Sound Pr...   Read More

Oticon, Inc. Joins Homes for Our Troops to Support Severely Injured Veterans

November 14, 2015

SOMERSET, NJ October 11 – Oticon, Inc. joins Homes for Our Troops to support the national non-profit organization’s work of building mortgage-free homes for severely injured post-9/11 vet...   Read More

Helping Kids Hear Better

November 13, 2015

First-of-its-kind study shows kids with hearing loss benefit from early intervention.University of Iowa - Hearing well impacts every area of a child's life -- language and speech development, soci...   Read More

Three New Power Solutions from Oticon Bring BrainHearing™ Technology to People with Severe-to-Profound Hearing Loss

November 12, 2015

Somerset, NJ November 10 – Oticon today introduces three innovative power hearing solutions that set new standards for meeting the unique needs of people with severe-to-profound hearing loss....   Read More

How Sign Language Users Learn Intonation

November 12, 2015

Linguistic Society of America - A spoken language is more than just words and sounds. Speakers use changes in pitch and rhythm, known as prosody, to provide emphasis, show emotion, and otherwise add m...   Read More

RIT/NTID 50th Anniversary Reunion Dates Announced for 2018

November 11, 2015

Celebrations will take place throughout the years leading up to the big event.The 50th anniversary of Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf will culminate...   Read More