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2014-08-18 23:10:10

Dr. Feeney, of Columbus, OH, shows dedication and commitment to field of audiology through ABA certification. Reston, Va (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) today announced that Laura Feeney, AuD, of OSU Hearing Professionals in Columbus, OH, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Feeney’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base is...

2014-08-12 16:25:41

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently published peer-reviewed studies suggest that the non-surgical SoundBite(TM) Hearing System can offer benefits over surgical, osseointegrated Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants (BAHI) for single-sided deafness patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 Published in the International Journal of Audiology, the first study by Moore et al., "Preliminary Comparison of Bone-Anchored Hearing Instruments and a...

2014-08-11 23:07:32

Dr. Mercer, of Mill Creek, WA, demonstrates expertise in Audiology and dedication to the field by holding ABA certification. Reston, Va (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Loraine Gee Mercer, AuD, of Mill Creek, WA, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Mercer’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base is...

2014-08-11 20:25:01

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) adopts a new rule proposed in July, people with certain types of hearing loss will no longer be able to secure Medicare coverage for certain types of hearing prosthetics that have been covered since 2006. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130531/LA23942 The problem stems from a proposed rule being considered by CMS that would reclassify osseointegrated hearing implants, such...

2014-08-04 23:09:20

Registration deadline: August 5, 2014. Late registrations accepted through September 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is accepting additional applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations to be held October 5 at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Regular registration ends August 5, 2014, and late registration – with an...

2014-07-30 23:13:27

Tinnitus company increases awareness and understanding of ringing in the ears. WESTMINSTER, Colo. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Tinnitus – commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears” affects hundreds of millions of people around the world. Yet it remains one of the least-understood medical conditions. Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, receives hundreds of questions each month from people seeking answers on tinnitus. Here, to...

2014-07-30 23:06:53

Westchester County Business Journal Names ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP®’s Arthur Schwacke as a Top CFO Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Building ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) into the premier ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in Westchester County takes the best of everything. Leading physicians, the finest locations, state-of-the-art technology, a superb underlying corporate structure and protocols, and a staff that is second to none. It also takes a...

2014-07-29 23:16:56

Dr. Mark Cheple of St. Paul, Minnesota, demonstrates his commitment to the highest professional standards with his ABA certification. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Mark Cheple, AuD, of St. Paul, MN, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Cheple. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base...

2014-07-23 23:09:20

The HearStrong team, including several hearing healthcare providers affiliated with EarQ, HearStrong’s main sponsor, offered free hearing screenings and discussed the importance of maintaining hearing health to members of the local community, including children. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 On July 19 and 20, the HearStrong Foundation promoted hearing health awareness at the NBC 4 New York and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo 2014 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford,...

2014-07-22 08:31:27

Life changing hearing solution may become unavailable for those in need; the public is encouraged to take action to support continued coverage of the Baha Implant System CENTENNIAL, Colo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that it is advocating against a newly proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) rule that would change the classification of the Cochlear(TM) Baha® Implant System...


Latest Auditory system Reference Libraries

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

Incus Bone
2012-06-29 12:09:21

The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.