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

The University of Manchester The study, published in the journal Ear and Hearing, looked at the habits of 160,000 people in the UK aged 40 to 69 years. It found 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. One in 10 middle aged adults had substantial hearing problems and were more likely to be from a working class or ethnic minority background. Dr Piers Dawes, from The...

2014-03-17 23:24:03

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Hear for Life Hearing Aid Centers in Fresno, CA. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 About 50 million Americans between 60 and 75 are suffering from a hearing condition known as tinnitus. More prevalent in men than women, the primary manifestation of tinnitus is hearing sounds that no one else can hear. Tinnitus is...

2014-03-12 11:34:45

Multiple regions in the human genome are reported to be linked to musical aptitude, according to a study published this week in Molecular Psychiatry. The function of the candidate genes implicated in the study ranges from inner-ear development to auditory neurocognitive processes, suggesting that musical aptitude is affected by a combination of genes involved in the auditory pathway. The research was funded by the Academy of Finland. The perception of music starts with specialized hair...

2014-03-07 08:25:46

DUBLIN, Mar. 07, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/45dpxs/operations_on ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of Operations on Ear, Nose & Thorax Market - Surgical Procedure Volumes " directory to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) 'Concise Analysis of Operations on Ear, Nose & Thorax Market - Surgical Procedure Volumes ' includes procedure numbers available as a dataset and...

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. iHear Medical Inc.—a medical device startup based in Northern California—is looking to change that. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 iHear is currently developing the iHear HD hearing device, a high-quality 100% digital hearing device about the size of a kidney bean. The device is miniaturized to be worn discretely inside the ear....

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. Selected from among all Associates nationwide, they received recognition during an awards presentation at the 19th annual American Hearing Aid Associates (AHAA) Convention. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Esposito and Lorentz were presented with AHAA's Growth Award, which honors an audiology practice that realized significant year-over-year growth. This...

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. Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Finding quality information about hearing loss and hearing aids in Wenathchee can be challenging. It's typical to be bombarded with promotional flyers and promotions for hearing aids in Wenathchee; especially if you are over the age of 65. Horan & Fevold...

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, TN (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 It can be hard to find quality information about hearing problems and hearing aids in Kingsport. It's typical to be inundated with marketing flyers and promotions for hearing aids in Kingsport; especially if you are over age 65. Beltone of the Tri-Cities felt there was a need to provide...

2014-02-26 23:35:03

-- U.S. Army research acquisition act funds development of product to help ringing in the ears -- Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Audiologists who treat sufferers of severe tinnitus will be able to perform in-office fittings and further individualize treatment with a new release of the Neuromonics Oasis™ device. Neuromonics, Inc., manufactures and distributes clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices. The new Oasis represents the next generation of the device, considered...

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 Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 It's not easy to find quality information about hearing loss and hearing aids in Bonita Springs. Residents of Bonita Springs, particularly those over age sixty-five, are frequently inundated with hearing aid advertisements and promotions which leave them unsure who to trust. Audibel...


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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