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Latest Auditory system Stories

2014-04-30 23:14:13

Healthpointe medical clinics are proud to offer the services of audiologist Henry D. Schmitz, Ph.D. Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Healthpointe is excited to introduce their audiology services, now offered by Dr. Henry D. Schmitz, in Anaheim. Auditory services at Healthpointe include hearing tests/evaluations, and diagnosing/treating hearing loss, balance or speech problems, and other hearing disorders such as tinnitus, or ringing in the ears. With over twenty years of experience in...

2014-04-30 23:07:39

Residents in the greater San Antonio Area suffering from hearing problems can now schedule a no-obligation appointment with the hearing professionals at San Antonio Hearing Centers to learn about available options. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss is often associated with aging because people over 60 have the highest percentage of hearing impairment. The loss of hearing is usually caused by a combination of things that can include the build up of earwax, exposure to...

2014-04-30 23:06:12

Audibel Hearing Center, a popular Fort Myers FL destination for hearing tests and hearing health care, announces opportunity on their website for a free hearing evaluation. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing tests are the best way to understand the cause of hearing impairment for people of any age. However, since the majority of hearing loss is found in people over the age of 60, the association with loss of hearing is that it is a sign of aging. Many think hearing loss is...

2014-04-30 23:04:48

Audibel Hearing Center, a popular Bonita Springs FL hearing test and hearing health care location, announces a 14 day "Try Before You Buy" challenge on their hearing aids. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss is often associated with aging because the highest percentage of those with hearing impairments are over 60 years of age. Hearing tests are the best way to understand the cause and the type of hearing loss for each individual. Many think hearing loss is...

2014-04-30 11:45:46

New research shows brain's predictive nature when listening to others Our brain activity is more similar to that of speakers we are listening to when we can predict what they are going to say, a team of neuroscientists has found. The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, provides fresh evidence on the brain's role in communication. "Our findings show that the brains of both speakers and listeners take language predictability into account, resulting in more similar brain...

Existing Cochlear Technology Used To Re-grow Auditory Nerves
2014-04-24 03:24:49

[ Watch The Video: Bionic Ear Delivers DNA To Regrow Auditory Nerve Cells ] University of New South Wales Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves. The research also heralds a possible new way of treating a range of neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease, and psychiatric conditions such as depression through this novel way...

2014-04-21 12:24:47

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Aqua+ accessory, the only waterproof behind-the-ear solution for cochlear implant recipients on the market today. The Aqua+ is a form-fitting, easy-to-use, versatile accessory that allows Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® 5 and Nucleus 6 Implant recipients(2) to swim underwater for up to two...

2014-04-04 08:25:14

Three distinguished experts add strength to the foundation's independent advisory body WARRENVILLE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hear the World Foundation welcomes three new members, all notable figures from the world of audiology, to its Advisory Board. Distinguished experts Dr. Beatriz Novaes and Dr. Orozimbo A. Costa from Brazil and Andrea Bohnert from Germany were voted onto the Advisory Board in March 2014. With their support, the foundation will be able to further...

Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is a result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears. "Mammals usually have large moveable ears, but alligators do not, so they have solved the problems of sound localization a little differently,” said...

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 PRO. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Thousands of people with hearing loss go untreated year after year because hearing aids can be as uncomfortable on the ear as they are on the wallet. All of that changed in 2010, with the introduction of the MDHearingAid PRO, America’s best-selling,...


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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