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2014-07-01 23:05:21

Regular Registration Deadline to sit for Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) Examinations is August 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is now taking applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations, which are scheduled for October 5, 2014, at The Children’s...

2014-06-04 08:31:06

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Emerging Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/emerging_asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html The emerging Asia-Pacific markets for hearing aids and audiology devices were valued at over $852 million in 2012.The total market for hearing devices comprised the wholesale and retail markets for hearing...

2014-06-04 08:30:58

LONDON, June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Asia-Pacific Hearing Aids and Audiology Devices Markethttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/medical_devices/asia_pacific_hearing_aids_audiology_devices_market.html In 2012, the Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion.The Asia-Pacific market for hearing devices was valued at close to $2.3 billion in 2012 and is expected to experience consistent...

2014-05-29 23:13:44

Initial functional hearing screenings are now offered by phone from the National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org. Participants who receive a score outside of the normal range are urged to schedule a comprehensive hearing test with a local audiologist. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) May 29, 2014 As a first step in diagnosing hearing loss, the National Hearing Test is an excellent choice. Developed with funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), it offers a telephone-based hearing...

2014-05-12 23:10:01

Recipients Honored for Making the World a Better Place by Advancing Listening and Spoken Language for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) recently honored award recipients for its prestigious awards. The AG Bell awards have a rich, 50-year history of recognizing those who have made the world a better place for children and adults with hearing loss by advancing...

2014-05-05 08:27:24

Congenital Deafblindness is Robbing 6-year-old of Sight and Sound PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Parents' worst nightmares are that something is wrong with their children. In the case of Henry Norton, his parents, Kim and Philip, knew from birth he was deaf but at age 5 Henry started losing his vision. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140504/83963 Henry has Usher Syndrome Type 2c: hereditary deafblindness. Usher Syndrome is rare, but Type 2c is rarer...

2014-05-01 12:31:47

Underpenetration, Increasing Awareness and Expanded Indications Will Facilitate Moderate Market Expansion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that hearing loss is currently under-addressed among the U.S. population, facilitating moderate growth in the hearing aid device market. Device penetration into the eligible patient pool will grow as awareness of these devices increases as a result of new...

2014-04-29 23:13:56

Westone's ES60 in-ear monitors feature six balanced armature drivers in each earphone and a multistage crossover design that yields unrivaled sonic purity. Colorado Springs, Colorado (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Westone announced today that their newest custom in-ear monitor (IEM), the Elite Series ES60, is now available by special order through authorized audiologists and dealers. The ES60 high performance in-earphones are designed for music professionals and audiophiles and feature...

2014-04-29 08:37:05

INNSBRUCK, Austria, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- European Patent Office honors most important innovations of recent years - Cross reference: Picture is available at epa european pressphoto agency (http://www.epa.eu) and http://www.presseportal.de/pm/62623 - Today, the European Patent Office (EPO) officially announced the nominees for this year's European Inventor Award. Among the three nominees of the category lifetime achievement are Dr. Ingeborg and Prof. Dr....

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...


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