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2014-04-30 23:18:49

Residents in the Delaney Avenue area of Orlando FL considering their first hearing evaluation can now access information provided to inform patients on what they can expect during their first visit. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss of some degree is reported by approximately 20% of adults in the United States. But it should come as no surprise that hearing loss is often associated with age since one out of three people that are at least 65 years of age suffers from a...

2014-04-30 23:18:46

Preliminary hearing evaluations for Lancaster PA residents concerned about their hearing health can now be accessed online at no charge on the Hearing Aid Associates website. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Aging is often the associated cause of hearing loss, but loss of hearing is generally a combination of things including the build up of earwax, exposure to loud noises, and the natural process of aging. People that suffer from hearing loss often find that it is a gradual process...

2014-04-30 23:14:13

Healthpointe medical clinics are proud to offer the services of audiologist Henry D. Schmitz, Ph.D. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Healthpointe is excited to introduce their audiology services, now offered by Dr. Henry D. Schmitz, in Anaheim. Auditory services at Healthpointe include hearing tests/evaluations, and diagnosing/treating hearing loss, balance or speech problems, and other hearing disorders such as tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. With over twenty years of experience in...

2014-04-29 08:37:05

INNSBRUCK, Austria, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Patent Office honors most important innovations of recent years - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/62623 - Today, the European Patent Office (EPO) officially announced the nominees for this year's European Inventor Award. Among the three nominees of the category lifetime achievement are Dr. Ingeborg and Prof. Dr....

2014-04-25 08:28:08

Dr. Jennifer Gryska AuD is offering lower-cost, high-tech alternatives to hearing aids. LEXANA, Kan., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing loss affects 20 percent of Americans, yet their options are extremely limited. Dr. Jennifer Gryska, an audiologist in Lenexa, Kan., wants to change that. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78392Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78393 "I have found a tremendous need for consumers to have more options," said...

2014-04-24 23:12:50

With rates of tinnitus on the rise, finding effective treatment options to manage the condition is essential. The experts at Horan & Fevold Hearing Clinic share their expanded tinnitus therapy options available in Wenatchee, WA. Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition which impacts approximately 50 million Americans between 60 and 75 years of age. More prevalent in men as compared to women, the main characteristic of ringing in the ears is...

2014-04-24 23:12:48

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Hearing Health Clinic in Osseo MN. Osseo, MN (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing ailment which impacts approximately fifty million Americans between 60 and 75 years of age. More prevalent in men than women, the main symptom of ringing in the ears is hearing sounds that no one else can hear....

2014-04-21 12:24:47

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Aqua+ accessory, the only waterproof behind-the-ear solution for cochlear implant recipients on the market today. The Aqua+ is a form-fitting, easy-to-use, versatile accessory that allows Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® 5 and Nucleus 6 Implant recipients(2) to swim underwater for up to two...

2014-04-16 23:13:37

Tinnitus company extends reach to help people suffering from ringing in the ears. Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has named Sarah J. Smith clinical sales manager. Smith, a board-certified doctor of audiology, will have responsibilities for clinicians in the Rocky Mountain region who provide Neuromonics devices and treatments in their practices. She will provide clinical support to...

2014-04-16 11:17:21

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status. The findings are reported in the Journal of Neuroscience. While research has shown that people who are deaf and hearing differ in brain anatomy, these studies have been limited to studies of individuals who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) from birth. But 95 percent of the deaf population in America is born to hearing parents and...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.