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Advanced Bionics Receives TUV Approval for the Naida CI Q Series of Sound Processors

December 1, 2015

The world’s newest, most advanced family of sound processors for cochlear implant recipients is now approved in Europe.VALENCIA, Calif.-- Advanced Bionics (AB), a global leader in cochlear impla...   Read More

UNC Chapel Hill Students Moore and Obarowski Take Home Grand Prize Honors at ADA Student Business Plan Competition

November 30, 2015

Lexington, Ky.— The Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) is pleased to announce that University of North Carolina Chapel Hill students Mark Moore and Sarah Obarowski earned first place honors a...   Read More

Found: A Likely New Contributor to Age-Related Hearing Loss

November 29, 2015

New nerve cell connections on sensory cells in mice could be at fault.Johns Hopkins Medicine - Conventional wisdom has long blamed age-related hearing loss almost entirely on the death of sensory hair...   Read More

RIT Offers Math Competition for Deaf or Hard-of-hearing Middle-School Students

November 28, 2015

Deadline to register is Dec. 15 for April competition.Middle-school students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing can participate in Rochester Institute of Technology’s ninth annual Math Competition,...   Read More

Turtle Beach Corporation's Groundbreaking Hearing Healthcare Device - HyperSound Clear - Has Launched and is Available at Participating Hearing Healthcare Providers

November 27, 2015

Company Announces New Partnership with Elite Hearing, LLC – the Largest Network of Independent Hearing Healthcare Providers in the United States, Further Broadening HyperSound Clear's Distri...   Read More

2015 Oticon Pediatrics Conference Focuses on New Research, Audiology and Technology to Improve the Future for Infants and Children with Severe to Profound Hearing Loss

November 26, 2015

SOMERSET, NJ October 16 – The 2015 Oticon Pediatrics Conference provided a 360° view of the newest research, advances, technology and clinical skills that will enable hearing care profess...   Read More

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