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Cheeseburger or Salad? How Music Volume Impacts Your Decision

July 1, 2018

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA (USF HEALTH) - Music can be the ultimate mood setter. Faster beats ignite excitement, while slower songs help one relax. And that makes all the difference in what we order...   Read More

New Type of Vertigo Identified

June 30, 2018

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NEUROLOGY - MINNEAPOLIS - Neurologists have identified a new type of vertigo with no known cause, according to a study published in the May 23, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, t...   Read More

Novel Drug Therapy Partially Restores Hearing in Mice

June 29, 2018

NIH and Iowa researchers shed light on molecular mechanisms of inherited form of human deafness. A small-molecule drug is the first to preserve hearing in a mouse model of an inherited form of progres...   Read More

Cost, Coverage and MoreDrive Hearing Aid Inequality

June 28, 2018

National study finds major variations in hearing aids use by race, income and education -- but VA insurance coverage levels the playing field.MICHIGAN MEDICINE - UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN - Hearing loss...   Read More

Cochlear Brings Leading Hearing Technology to Android Smartphone Users

June 27, 2018

Innovative Nucleus 7 Sound Processor cochlear implant technology allows people with hearing loss to directly control, monitor their hearing on any compatible smartphone via the Nucleus Smart App.   Read More

For Fifth Straight Year, ASHA Honored As Top Employer By The Washington Post

June 26, 2018

Organization's Support Group for Families of People With Autism will be Featured in Post Award Supplement.June 22, 2018 - (Rockville, MD) The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) ha...   Read More

Subtle Hearing Loss While Young Changes Brain Function, Study Finds

June 24, 2018

Early damage could open door to dementia, lead author says.OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cranking up your headphones or scrambling for a front-row spot at rock shows could be damaging more...   Read More

Organization of Cells in the Inner Ear Enables the Sense and Sensitivity of Hearing

June 22, 2018

A research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear has shown that the 'outer hair cells' within the ear can only be effective in amplifying sound when they are configured in a Y-shaped arrangement...   Read More

Young Children's Popular Tech Use Distracts From Reading and Daily Conversation, According to New Poll of U.S. Parents

June 20, 2018

Experts Stress Need for Offline Activities That Promote Development, Academic Success This Summer and Throughout the Year.June 18, 2018 - (Rockville, MD and Cincinnati, OH) National polling released t...   Read More

Judith A. Cooper, Ph.D., is Named Acting Director of the NIDCD

June 18, 2018

Judith A. Cooper, Ph.D., has been named acting director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) upon the retirement of longtime director James F. Battey, Jr., M...   Read More

AOTA, APTA, and ASHA Win Association Industry Honor

June 17, 2018

ASAE’s Power of A Gold Award recognizes innovative associations working to positively impact the world.BETHESDA, MD—The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), the American Physi...   Read More

From the Mouths of Babes: Infants Really Enjoy Hearing from their Peers

June 16, 2018

An attraction to vocal sounds from infants may help build spoken language skills in infancy.ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA - WASHINGTON, D.C., May 9, 2018 -- Sorry, new moms and dads -- even though you...   Read More

Are Portable Music Players Associated With Hearing Loss in Children?

June 15, 2018

The effect of portable music players on the hearing of children is unclear. A new study found that about 1 in 7 children (9 to 11 years of age) showed signs of noise-induced hearing impairment, prior...   Read More

Ultrasonic Attack is Unlikely, but Incidental Exposure Presents Plenty of Problems

June 14, 2018

While ultrasonic death rays are still a thing of fiction, there is growing evidence that exposure to ultrasonic waves may cause adverse health effects.ACOUSTICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA - WASHINGTON, D.C.,...   Read More

Oticon Opn Brings Home the Gold Again with 2018 Gold Stevie Award

June 13, 2018

Sheena Oliver, AuD, Vice President of Marketing for Oticon, Inc., accepted a Gold Stevie Award for Oticon Opn™ at the 2018 American Business Awards Gala, held June 11 in New York City.   Read More

Connecting Hearing Helper Molecules to the Ear Bone

June 13, 2018

AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY - Hearing loss is a common affliction associated with advancing age and exposure to very loud noises, affecting two-thirds of adults over age 70. But living with hearing loss...   Read More

Unitron U.S. Announces New Team Leader Roles

June 12, 2018

Unitron U.S. today announces a series of new team leader roles designed to reinforce the company’s position as the industry’s customer support leader. The new roles, effective immediately, come in...   Read More

Sonova Shareholders Approve All Motions of the Board of Director

June 12, 2018

The shareholders of Sonova Holding AG approved all motions of the Board of Directors at the Annual General Shareholders’ Meeting (AGM)   Read More

Ida Institute Awards 2018 Research Grants

June 11, 2018

The Ida Institute is pleased to announce that three projects have been awarded Ida Institute Research Grants for 2018 through the Ida Research Committee.   Read More

Hansaton Launches Rechargeable Behind-the-ear Hearing System with Powerful Lithium-ion Batteries

June 11, 2018

The Hamburg-based hearing system manufacturer HANSATON has added the new behind-the-ear AQ jam SHD to its portfolio of rechargeable hearing systems.   Read More

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