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Latest Auditory system Stories

2014-03-05 23:29:40

Only about 22 percent of people with hearing loss have a solution for their impairment, compared to over 95 percent for those with vision problems.

2014-02-28 23:24:42

Paul Esposito, Au.D., and Rita Lorentz, Au.D., were honored for dedication to their practice and recent business success.

2014-02-27 23:30:10

Wenathchee WA residents now have access to trusted information about hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment via the redesigned website from Horan & Fevold Hearing Clinic.

2014-02-27 23:30:04

The new website from Beltone of the Tri-Cities in Kingsport, TN offers visitors top quality information on hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment. Kingsport,

2014-02-26 23:26:41

The new website from Audibel Hearing Center in Bonita Springs, FL offers visitors top quality information on hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment. Bonita

2014-02-26 23:26:32

The new website from Hearing Health Clinic in Osseo MN offers visitors top quality information on hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus treatment. Osseo, MN

2014-02-26 23:23:10

Six audiologists and business owners were recognized, from among all Associates nationwide, for their dedication and success during a recent awards presentation at the 19th annual American Hearing

2014-02-26 23:03:46

Sound Relief Hearing Center announces Risk-Free Trials of the invisible Lyric hearing aid to celebrate their new exclusive status.

2014-02-20 23:25:15

My Hear Pod is now including 52 complimentary batteries with every HearPod ordered.


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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