Quantcast

Latest Auditory system Stories

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...

2014-07-21 23:05:42

The American Board of Audiology congratulates four audiologists who recently earned specialty certification in Pediatric Audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is pleased to announce that a new group of audiologists has successfully passed the Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) exam and is now part of the elite group of audiologists who hold the credential. The PASC recognizes audiologists who have acquired specialized...

2014-07-08 08:30:02

SAN DIEGO, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced positive results from two identical Phase 3 trials of AuriPro(TM) in a combined total of 532 pediatric patients with bilateral middle ear effusion requiring tympanostomy tube placement. In both trials, AuriPro achieved the primary efficacy...

2014-07-01 23:05:21

Regular Registration Deadline to sit for Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) Examinations is August 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is now taking applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations, which are scheduled for October 5, 2014, at The Children’s...

2014-06-30 23:21:16

Dr. Peter Marincovich, Ph.D. of Audiology Associates has spent his career revolutionizing the way audiology and hearing diagnostics are performed and he is highly versed in the latest treatments for helping patients manage hearing loss associated with brain injury. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 The Center for Disease Control has estimated that as many as 5.3 million Americans are living with brain injuries at any given time, and a significant head injury occurs about every 21...

2014-06-26 23:13:44

Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants all Orlando residents to have a safe Fourth of July fireworks experience by bringing earplugs or ear muffs for every member of the family. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 It only take a few simple actions to guard against lifelong hearing damage from fireworks. That's the message Harmony Hearing Centers of America wants to get out before families head off to enjoy Fourth of July fireworks displays. We all know that fireworks are loud, but...

2014-06-25 23:14:59

Dr. Laughlin, of Amarillo, TX, demonstrates her commitment to professional excellence in audiology through ABA certification. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Maegan Laughlin, AuD, of Amarillo, TX, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Laughlin. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base...

2014-06-16 23:12:00

Dr. Trautman, of Zephyrhills, Fla., has demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Jennifer Trautman, AuD, of Zephyrhills, Fla., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Trautman. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those audiologists whose knowledge base is consistent...

2014-06-09 23:11:08

Dr. Miller, of Torrance, Calif., is commended for taking the extra step of certification to demonstrate his professional excellence in audiology. Reston, VA (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that William R. Miller, AuD, of Torrance, Calif., is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Miller. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes those...


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...

More Articles (3 articles) »
Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
Related