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New Oticon Medical Ponto 4 Brings Open and Balanced Sound Experience to Bone Anchored Users For the First Time

May 13, 2019

Oticon Medical announced today that it has obtained 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the new Ponto 4, a small and high performing sound processor that marks...   Read More


Scott Davis Named President of GN Hearing North America

May 8, 2019

Scott Davis has been named president of GN Hearing North America. He begins June 1.   Read More


NIH Names Debara Tucci as Next NIDCD Director

May 4, 2019

Dr. Tucci to join NIH September 3, 2019   Read More


Severe Tinnitus Associated with Suicide Attempts in Women

May 3, 2019

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck SurgeryBottom Line: Previously, severe ringing in the ears (tinnitus) has been associated with depression and anxiety, and a 2016 study reported an associatio...   Read More


MG Development Launches PerfectDry Lux Rechargeable for ZPower Rechargeable Hearing Aid Systems

May 3, 2019

Developed by ZPower and MG Development, the Rechargeable PerfectDry Lux provides simultaneous dehumidification to remove moisture, UV-C cleaning to kill bacteria, and charging for hearing aids using Z...   Read More


"Voices of Family Members" #1 Sound Americans Would Miss if They Lost Their Hearing

May 2, 2019

With an estimated 122 million calls made on Mother’s Day, how can hearing loss affect crucial connections with friends and family members? Read on for more information and to see how your readers ca...   Read More


Oticon Opn™ Brings Speech Understanding on Par with Normal Hearing to Veterans and Active Duty Military Service Personnel

May 1, 2019

Oticon Opn S™, the revolutionary new hearing aid that takes the open sound experience and the unique benefits of BrainHearing™ technology to the next level, is now available through the Veterans A...   Read More


Oticon's National "Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work" Day Educates and Entertains

April 30, 2019

More than 100 children joined their parents at Oticon, Inc. headquarters on April 25 for national “Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work” Day. The workday-long event featured a variety of organized...   Read More


HearVietnam: Thanks to a CI, Tung Lam has the Chance to Listen and Talk

April 29, 2019

Thanks to a cochlear implant, Tung Lam has the chance to listen and talk   Read More


Signia Offers Free Hearing Screenings Nationwide in Support of Better Hearing Month

April 23, 2019

To support Better Hearing Month this May, Signia is presenting our ‘Hear Across America’ initiative. Signia is inviting hearing care professionals around the country to host free screening events...   Read More


Ponto Trial Companion App Supports and Engages Patients in Trial Process for Bone Anchored Hearing Solutions

April 23, 2019

Oticon Medical introduces the Ponto Trial Companion App, a simple-to-use app that provides an easy way for patients to evaluate whether bone anchored hearing and the Ponto Sound System are the right d...   Read More


Low Use of Hearing Aids Among Older Hispanic/Latino Adults in U.S.

April 19, 2019

JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck SurgeryOriginal InvestigationHearing Aid Prevalence and Factors Related to Use Among Older Adults From the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Bo...   Read More


GN Hearing Receives 2019 Manufacturer of the Year Award from Manufacturers Alliance

April 18, 2019

GN Hearing was named 2019 Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturer’s Alliance of Minnesota   Read More


AAA and ASHA Issue Suggested Best Practices for Determining Eligibility for Captioned Telephone Services

April 17, 2019

The American Academy of Audiology (AAA) and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) have jointly developed proposed best practices for determining eligibility for the program.   Read More


Boys Town National Research Hospital Study Shows Oticon OpenSound Navigator™ Improves Children's Speech Understanding in Noise

April 15, 2019

A recent study by researchers from Boys Town National Research Hospital shows that Oticon OpenSound Navigator™ improves children’s speech understanding in noisy environments when listeners directl...   Read More


Phonak Marvel Wins Silver Edison Award for Hearing Technology Design

April 11, 2019

Phonak Marvel received Silver Award in the hearing aid design technology category last week at the Edison Awards gala in New York City.   Read More


Signia's Styletto Connect Hearing Aids Win Red Dot Product Design Award

April 5, 2019

Following Signia’s recent iF Gold Award for Product Design, the Styletto Connect also just won the Red Dot Product Design Award. The Award jury noted how Styletto Connect “encourages wearer accept...   Read More


Sandy Brandmeier assumes role of President of Sonova USA

April 4, 2019

Warrenville, USA, - April 4, 2019—Sonova Holding AG, the world’s leading provider of hearing solutions, today announced that Sandy Brandmeier has officially taken on the role of President...   Read More


Oticon, Inc. Empowers Audiology Students with $25,000 Donation to the American Academy of Audiology Foundation Scholarship Fund

April 3, 2019

At the 2019 American Academy of Audiology Conference, Oticon President Gary Rosenblum presented American Academy of Audiology Foundation trustees with a $25,000 donation to the Foundation’s Empoweri...   Read More


Starkey Hearing Technologies Recognized as 2019 Manufacturing Leadership Awards Winner

March 27, 2019

Starkey Hearing Technologies’ Chief Experience Officer, Lisa Richards, is honored for enabling manufacturing excellence through the Improving the Customer Experience by Mapping Their Journey pro...   Read More


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