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2013-12-31 23:01:25

A new weekly blog on the website of Atlanta Hearing Associates will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 To share hearing health care tips with area residents on a consistent basis, Atlanta Hearing Associates recently created a blog on the company website. The audiologists at Atlanta Hearing Associates have brainstormed a long list of subjects for the blog section. The...

2013-12-31 23:01:07

The new Austin Hearing Services blog will provide answers to frequently asked questions about hearing aids, hearing loss and treatment options available in Austin. Austin, TX (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 To share hearing care tips with area residents on an ongoing basis, Austin Hearing Services recently created a blog on the practice website. The audiologists at Austin Hearing Services have created a large list of categories and topics for the blog section. The blog articles will span...

2013-12-31 23:00:56

A new weekly blog on the website of Geneva Hearing Services will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Geneva, IL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Geneva Hearing Services has launched a blog on the company website to share hearing health advice with local residents on an ongoing basis. The audiologists at Geneva Hearing Services have created a long list of subjects for the blog section. The blog article content...

2013-12-31 23:00:51

A new weekly blog on the website of Hearing Care Specialists will provide a way for the audiologists to share advice, research and innovations related to hearing aids and hearing loss. Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 To share hearing health care advice and tips with Hopkins MN residents on an ongoing basis, Hearing Care Specialists recently created a blog on the company website. The audiologists at Hearing Care Specialists have brainstormed a large list of subjects for the blog...

2013-12-19 23:01:59

Digital Hearing Aid Maker Hear Pod Now Powering Sales With Limited Time Battery Deal at http://www.myhearpod.com Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The digital revolution is doing a lot more than just connecting people to their favorite social media sites from handheld devices to occupy time while they wait in line at the store or in during downtime at work. It has also brought technology that is saving and improving lives all over the global. For people with hearing loss, the best...

2013-12-17 11:00:41

Disruption of timing from sensory nerves underlies 'ringing in the ears' that plagues millions, including many veterans For tens of millions of Americans, there's no such thing as the sound of silence. Instead, even in a quiet room, they hear a constant ringing, buzzing, hissing, humming or other noise in their ears that isn't real. Called tinnitus, it can be debilitating and life-altering. Now, University of Michigan Medical School researchers report new scientific findings that help...

2013-12-03 12:25:50

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) cleared the Cochlear(TM) Baha® 4 Attract System for use in the United States. Cochlear is the only company to now offer patients a choice of either a magnetic or a direct bone conduction hearing solution. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131203/LA26309) (Logo:...

2013-11-30 23:21:08

The new website from Hearing Care Specialists in Hopkins, MN provides valuable resources for local residents looking for help with hearing loss or tinnitus, or researching hearing aids. Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Audiologist Dr. Kurt Pfaff and the team at Hearing Care Specialists have recently relaunched the practice website at hcshearing.com making it more user-friendly and informative. The new website is designed to help Hopkins, MN residents quickly find reliable information...

2013-11-30 23:21:07

Residents of Louisville should educate themselves about the major hearing aid styles available and then make an appointment with a Hearing Aid Dispenser to be fit with the best hearing aid for their lifestyle. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The numerous distinct styles of hearing aids and the many different abbreviations employed to describe them make it challenging for novice shoppers to perform their own research.To clear up some of the confusion, Hear in Kentucky Hearing Aid...

2013-11-30 23:21:02

The guide to hearing aid alternatives will help to make it more convenient for Kennett Square-area consumers to grasp the vocabulary and acronyms commonly used to talk about various hearing aid types. Kennett Square, PA (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Hearing aids can be difficult to research because of the extensive amount of new vocabulary and acronyms used to identify them. It is particularly tough for the first time hearing aid buyer.To clear up some of the frustration, Hearing Aid...


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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