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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....

2011-04-26 12:11:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- House Ear Institute Board of Trustees announced today the nonprofit has changed its name to House Research Institute. The change to Research in the name more accurately reflects the institute's expanded research mission. "Although our focus is still the ear, we are finding more and more that hearing dysfunction often goes beyond the ear," said James Boswell, chief executive officer of House Research Institute. "While we remain at...

2010-02-23 14:50:11

Profoundly deaf children with cochlear implants to help them to hear rate their quality of life equal to their normal-hearing peers, according to new research from UT Southwestern Medical Center auditory specialists. In addition, the earlier a child is implanted with a cochlear device and the longer he or she wears the device, the better overall quality of life the child reports and the more successful the child is in school, according to the findings, published in the February issue of...

2009-03-26 12:08:00

Event Marks World's Largest Gathering of Cochlear Implant Recipients DENVER, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leader in advanced hearing technologies, brings together cochlear implant recipients and their families for the third Cochlear Celebration on March 26-29 in Anaheim, California. With over 600 recipients and their families expected to attend, this inspiring four-day event is the largest gathering of cochlear implant recipients in the world. Celebration 2009...

2005-12-20 13:53:31

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Age has no effect on outcome after implantation of a cochlear device among people over 65, a study suggests, leading researchers to conclude that elderly patients "should not be discriminated against in assessments for cochlear implant candidacy." A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing. The device does not restore or create normal hearing....


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