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Latest Auditory system Stories

2014-03-26 23:32:55

MDHearingAid brings both increased comfort and a more natural sound to budget-minded hearing aid users with new thin tubing and open-fit ear domes on its premium analog hearing aid, the MDHearingAid

2014-03-26 23:01:42

The California Hearing Center studies the influence heart health can have on hearing health and participates in a national campaign to support the American Heart Association. San

2014-03-26 23:01:16

A University of Maryland-led team of biologists shows that alligators can keenly detect the direction of sounds because of large, air-filled channels connecting the two middle ears.

2014-03-25 23:28:40

The Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2014 Business Plan Competition will award a $5,000 grant to an audiology student determined to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Syracuse,

2014-03-21 08:24:41

Hybrid hearing is a new way of hearing that combines the benefits of hearing aids and cochlear implants in one device to help give a more complete hearing experience CENTENNIAL, Colo.,

2014-03-20 23:02:29

HearPod digital hearing aid is now offering 52 complimentary hearing aid batteries with every purchase of an affordable HearPod digital hearing aid.

No Hear This! Inner-Ear Membrane Uses Nanopores To Separate Sounds
2014-03-19 04:37:47

Computers have been largely unable to duplicate a person’s ability to tune into a single voice, even in the midst of background noise, but new research into the biological mechanisms of the human ear could soon change that.

2014-03-18 23:27:54

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder.

Just A Fifth Of People With Hearing Problems Wear A Hearing Aid
2014-03-18 13:04:05

10.7 per cent of adults had significant hearing problems when listening to speech in the presence of background noise - but only 2.1 per cent used a hearing aid.

2014-03-17 23:24:03

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder.


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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.