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International Conference on Listening and Spoken Language for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Opens in St. Louis

August 8, 2009

Program Focuses on Executive Function and how Children "Learn how to Learn" A conference hosting leading experts in the fields of psychology, cognitive sciences, and speech and hearing sciences, today...   Read More


House Healthcare Bill Includes Children's Coverage Mandate

August 7, 2009

Late yesterday, Democrats in the House of Representatives unveiled long-awaited heathcare reform legislation that combines the efforts of the House Education and Labor, Energy and Commerce, and Ways a...   Read More


Antiangiogenesis Treatment Improves Hearing in Some NF2 Patients

August 7, 2009

First successful medical treatment for tumor-inducing genetic disorder Treatment with the angiogenesis inhibitor bevacizumab improved hearing and alleviated other symptoms in patients with neurofibrom...   Read More


A New and Improved Astera

August 6, 2009

GN Otometrics, the world leader in hearing and balance diagnostic systems based in Copenhagen, Denmark, has released new and improved OTOsuite software for the MADSEN Astera audiometer. The OTOsuite s...   Read More


HIA Schedules August Events for Representatives in WI and NV

August 4, 2009

HIA is sponsoring local events in support of the hearing aid tax credit during the August Congressional recess in Henderson, NV for Rep. Dina Titus and in La Crosse, WI for Rep. Ron Kind. Rep. Titus,...   Read More


Better Hearing Institute Launches 'Better Hearing Blog' for People with Hearing Loss Concerns

August 3, 2009

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) today launched a seven topic mega-blog that offers the latest hearing health news and that provides a forum for people to discuss hearing concerns and personal stori...   Read More


UCLA Scientists Discover Ultrasonic Communication Among Frogs

August 2, 2009

Research could have implications for addressing hearing loss in humans The frog Huia cavitympanum from Borneo UCLA scientists report for the first time on the only known frog species that can communic...   Read More


Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight Help Starkey Hearing Foundation Raise More than $5 Million at Annual Fundraiser

August 1, 2009

An evening of entertainment and fundraising that included performances by Elton John, Billy Crystal, Tony Bennett, and Gladys Knight resulted in Starkey Hearing Foundation, the global leader in delive...   Read More


Applications Available for Student Mentoring Program

July 31, 2009

The Audiology Foundation of America (AFA) is now accepting applications for Au.D. student grants to attend the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) convention as part of an annual Student Mentoring P...   Read More


The Let Them Hear Foundation Unveils New Web Resource for Parents of and Professionals Working with Children with Disabilities

July 30, 2009

The Let Them Hear Foundation (LTHF) announced today its creation of a new Special Education Resource website for parents of children with disabilities and for professionals who would like to learn abo...   Read More


Better Hearing with Bone Conducted Sound

July 29, 2009

New technology to hear vibrations through the skull bone has been developed at Chalmers University of Technology. Besides investigating the function of a new implantable bone conduction hearing aid, S...   Read More


AudiologyOnline Takes You Around the Web in 60 Seconds! - Vol. 5, No. 8

July 29, 2009

AudiologyOnline uses the latest in internet scanning and retrieval technology to find hearing health-related news and web sites from around the world. This information is then compiled and summarized...   Read More


Survey Suggests Higher Risk of Falls Due to Dizziness in Middle-Aged and Older Americans

July 28, 2009

Millions unaware of danger from vestibular dysfunction; diabetes a risk factor, along with age A full third of American adults, 69 million men and women over age 40, are up to 12 times more likely...   Read More


Got Ear Plugs? You May Want to Sport Them on the Subway and Other Mass Transit, Researchers Say

July 27, 2009

The U.S. mass transit system, the largest in the world, provides affordable and efficient transportation to more than 33 million riders each weekday. The system is generally considered one of the safe...   Read More


Beyond Cochlear Implants: Awakening the Deafened Brain

July 26, 2009

Pioneering research, being carried out in Nottingham, into the development of cochlear implants — hearing devices that convert sound into neural signals — and the future of this technology...   Read More


New Research Explores Evidence for Acupuncture Treatment of Meniere's

July 25, 2009

A new study (doi:10.1093) that will be published in the journal Evidenced Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine systematically reviewed evidence in English and Chinese research literature of th...   Read More


Revived Jackson Hole Rendezvous Successfully Melds Practical Application and Science

July 24, 2009

Event Features Industry Thought Leaders The successfully revived 2009 Jackson Hole Rendezvous, sponsored by Starkey Laboratories, Inc., took place last month with more than 70 industry leaders in atte...   Read More


Ida Institute Introduces Tool

July 24, 2009

Practical resource enhances ability to deliver patient-centered care Ida Institute today introduced the Reflective Journal, a practical tool to help hearing care professionals explore issues in the pa...   Read More


12th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and other Implantable Auditory Technologies - Save the Date!

July 23, 2009

The 12th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and other Implantable Auditory Technologies will be held in Baltimore, MD from May 3 - 5, 2012. The conference will be hosted by The Listening Ce...   Read More


Mass. Eye and Ear Performs First Auditory Brainstem Implant in New England

July 22, 2009

Surgeons from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Mass. General Hospital will perform the first Auditory Brainstem Implant (ABI) surgery in New England on May 20. The ABI, which can restore the se...   Read More


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