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Beltone is Named Among the Top 100 Finalists for the 13th Annual Chicago Innovation Awards

September 30, 2014

Chicago, IL, September 24, 2014 — Out of an astounding 552 nominees, Beltone, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of hearing devices, has been selected as one of the Top 100 Finalists...   Read More


People with Tinnitus Process Emotions Differently from their Peers, Researchers Report

September 29, 2014

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Patients with persistent ringing in the ears – a condition known as tinnitus – process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers...   Read More


Ida Institute Launches 60-Minute Ida Basics E-Learning Course

September 28, 2014

NAERUM, DK September 24 – A new e-learning course from Ida Institute gives hearing care professionals and students a practical and inspiring introduction to the fundamentals of patient centere...   Read More


An Audiology Teaching Conference: Teaching Amplification – 10 Years Later

September 27, 2014

PITTSBURGH, October 1, 2014—Educators and clinical instructors will gather on June 11 – 13, 2015 for the sixth biennial CSD Teaching Conference at the University of Pittsburgh. This year&r...   Read More


New Jersey Academy of Audiology’s Sixth Annual Meeting To Focus on Rehabilitative Audiology

September 26, 2014

Event Being Held Friday, October 24, 2014, at Montclair State University.Montclair, NJ, September 24 –- The New Jersey Academy of Audiology’s (NJAA) sixth annual meeting, entitled “C...   Read More


New Treatment Successful for Rare and Disabling Movement Disorder, the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS)

September 25, 2014

New York – August, 2014 –– People who suffer from a rare illness, the Mal de Debarquement Syndrome (MdDS), now have a chance for full recovery thanks to treatment developed by resea...   Read More


Nearly Half of Teens Showing Potential Signs of Hearing Loss

September 24, 2014

One in six teens showing symptoms often or all of the timeNearly nine in ten engage in activities that may damage hearingTeen hearing loss may be on the rise, according to a new study commissioned by...   Read More


Scientist Finds Link Between Antibiotics and Bacterial Biofilm Formation Cause of Chronic Ear, Sinus and Lung Infections

September 22, 2014

Results May Lead to New Approach for Chronic Ear Infections in Children.PASADENA, CA, July 9, 2014 – Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Oak Crest Institute of Science...   Read More


Jane Madell Joins AG Bell Academy Board of Directors

September 21, 2014

The AG Bell Academy for Listening and Spoken Language is pleased to announce the appointment of Jane R. Madell, Ph.D., CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, to its board of directors for the 2014-2016 term begin...   Read More


Rare Developmental Disorder Linked to Tumor-Suppressing Protein, Researchers Find

September 20, 2014

Researchers have revealed a new insight into CHARGE syndrome, a rare developmental disorder.A protein known for its tumor-suppressing properties can also trigger developmental disorders, including CHA...   Read More


Advanced Bionics Launches World’s First Waterproof Case for Cochlear Implant Recipients

September 19, 2014

The Industry’s Innovation Leader Releases AquaCase Accessory in the United States.VALENCIA, Calif., September 16, 2014 – Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear implant technolo...   Read More


Oticon’s BrainHearing™ Technology Helps Brain Make Sense of Sound

September 18, 2014

SOMERSET, NJ September 15 – BrainHearing™, Oticon’s innovative “brain first” technology, is helping to provide better hearing with less effort by giving the brain the cl...   Read More


ZPower to Speak at IHS 2014

September 17, 2014

Troy Renken, VP at ZPower, will discuss the barriers and enablers of wireless technology adoption in Audiology.CAMARILLO, CA – September 16, 2014 –Troy Renken, VP of Product Planning and E...   Read More


American Sign Language Version of ‘Happy,’ With RIT/NTID Ties, Goes Viral

September 17, 2014

A music video from an Adirondack summer camp for aspiring deaf teen filmmakers and co-sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf has gone viral.Th...   Read More


New Mapping Approach Lets Scientists Zoom in and out as the Brain Processes Sound

September 16, 2014

Mouse research could lead to better treatments for hearing loss.Researchers at Johns Hopkins have mapped the sound-processing part of the mouse brain in a way that keeps both the proverbial forest and...   Read More


Hear the World Foundation Call for Applications

September 15, 2014

Sixth Annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in Pediatric Audiology.Staefa, Switzerland, September 9 2014 - The Hear the World Foundation is pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Judith Gravel Fellowship in P...   Read More


UEA Research Finds Hope for More Accurate Diagnosis of Memory Problems

September 14, 2014

More accurate tests could be created to diagnose diseases such as Alzheimer's or memory problems stemming from head injuries, leading to earlier intervention, according to new findings from the Un...   Read More


Hearing Problems Also on the Rise; Early Intervention Critical to Child Development, Academic and Social Success, Says ASHA

September 13, 2014

Rockville, MD - August 21, 2014 - A new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics reported a 63% increase in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to 2010-11 among U.S. chi...   Read More


NDI and AFCPE Join Forces to Bolster the Financial Health of People with Disabilities

September 12, 2014

Partnership will improve the financial knowledge, education, wellness and know-how within the disability community.(Washington, D.C. – September 27, 2014) – Today, National Disability Inst...   Read More


Barry A. Freeman, Ph.D. Joins ZPower as Vice President of Business Development

September 11, 2014

Dr. Freeman will play a pivotal role in launching ZPower rechargeable batteries to Audiology, Medical Device, and Hearables markets worldwide.CAMARILLO, CA – September 8, 2014 – ZPower, a...   Read More