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2014-07-31 16:29:16

SAN MATEO, Calif., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published a proposal that would limit treatment options for patients with single-sided deafness. The proposal, if finalized, would continue non-coverage of the SoundBite Hearing System and withdraw Medicare coverage for Bone Anchored Hearing Aids (BAHA). If the proposal is implemented, Medicare would not cover any prosthetic treatment option for unilateral deafness,...

2014-01-27 04:21:41

DUBLIN, January 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fm8wwf/audiological) has announced the addition of the "2013 Report on the International Audiological Devices Market - Trends and Forecast to 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fm8wwf/audiological ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The overall audiological devices market is classified into...

2013-10-25 23:01:04

In response to the growing number of Americans suffering from hearing loss, the Atlanta Hearing Institute is proud to support National Audiology Awareness Month this October. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Over 36 million American adults have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss can be caused by exposure to loud noises, ear infections, trauma, or ear disease, illness, certain medications, and deterioration due to the normal aging process. Most individuals do not recognize...

2013-10-24 23:32:27

Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical Devices Bureau of Health Canada for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with the Alpha System™. Boulder, CO (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 Sophono, Inc. – manufacturer of abutment-free, implantable, bone conduction hearing devices – has received clearance from the Canadian Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical...

2013-10-22 23:28:21

The new guide to hearing aid options will make it easier for Asheville-area consumers to understand the terms and abbreviations widely used to refer to different hearing aid styles. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 The many different types of hearing aids and the numerous different acronyms used to refer to them make it challenging for novice buyers to perform research.To remove some of the frustration, Asheville Audiology Services posted a quick reference list of common hearing aid...

2013-09-30 23:01:29

Atlanta Hearing Institute announces launch of new Bluetooth Hearing Aid Technology. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 When it comes to hearing aids, the technology to connect/stream to media was launched as early as 2004. Most technology levels (except products geared toward pediatrics or the very inexpensive essential line) have the appropriate computer chip inside hearing aids to connect with and use these various types of Bluetooth accessories. These units are worn around the neck...

2012-01-23 14:00:00

A surgeon at Children´s Memorial Hospital recently performed the first Alpha 1 bone conduction hearing implantation in the youngest child in Illinois. Clara Beatty, a 9-year-old with Treacher Collins syndrome, has aural atresia, a condition in which her ear canals and middle ears did not develop. The recently FDA approved hearing system provides the latest technology that has many advantages over prior generation devices. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 23, 2012 A surgeon at...

2011-05-24 00:00:28

Dr. William H. Lippy, one of the foremost expert surgeons in the field of hearing restoration today announced that, the Warren Hearing Foundation, has mobilized the Lippy Group practice website making it accessible for any smartphone on a world wide basis. The ability to access the website extends to the Lippy Group's online video Library. Columbus, Ohio (PRWEB) May 24, 2011 Dr. William H. Lippy, one of the foremost expert surgeons in the field of hearing restoration announced today, that...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.