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2012-02-23 14:00:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leading implantable hearing solutions company, announced today that it has launched its new support app for Baha 3 recipients. The Cochlear Baha® Support App, which can be downloaded for free from the App Store or from the Android Market, provides information and assistance for Baha users wherever they may be, and whenever they may need it. Developed from user feedback, the app helps Baha...

2011-12-01 15:16:00

In the news release, Waterproof Neptune Sound Processor From Advanced Bionics Approved in United States and Canada, issued 01-Dec-2011 by Advanced Bionics over PR Newswire, the disclaimer paragraph should read "*Neptune is pending regulatory approval in markets outside of the United States and Canada. ClearVoice is pending regulatory approval in the United States. HiRes Fidelity 120 is not approved for pediatric use in the United States" rather than "*Neptune is pending regulatory approval in...

2011-12-01 11:00:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Bionics (AB), the global leader in cochlear implant technology, announced today that it received approval in the United States and Canada for Neptune(TM)*, the world's first and only swimmable, waterproof sound processor. Intended for swimming and bathing, Neptune is designed to help cochlear implant recipients hear in and out of the water. Recipients using other products on the market remove their processor when they...

2011-09-13 10:30:00

VALENCIA, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Bionics (AB), the only U.S.-based manufacturer of cochlear implants and a subsidiary of Switzerland-based Sonova, announced today the approval of the FDA for immediate market re-entry of the HiRes 90K cochlear implant in the United States. In recent months, Advanced Bionics received approval from several other regulatory agencies, including Health Canada and the European Notified Body, TUV, to resume distribution of the HiRes 90K...

2011-05-21 00:01:25

Challenges the Public to Help Spread the Word -- One Million People in 31 Days -- Will Donate Up to $150,000 in Products to People in Need Centennial, CO (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Today, Cochlear Americas, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced its participation in Better Hearing and Speech Month by launching a new campaign, "Have You Heard?" to increase awareness of hearing loss and advanced hearing solutions. The campaign reflects Cochlear's commitment and passion for...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

Nancy Young, MD, founder and medical director of Children's Memorial Hospital's cochlear implant program, is one of a handful of specialists nationwide to have performed her 1000th cochlear implant on a child. Young, whose training includes a fellowship in neurotology (advanced surgery), performed the implant on an 8-year-old patient from Crystal Lake, Illinois. (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 Nancy Young, MD, founder and medical director of Children's Memorial Hospital's cochlear implant program,...

2011-03-15 00:00:27

Mysteries of the human brain were revealed last night by renowned scientist, Professor Terrence J. Sejnowski who delivered the 2011 Graeme Clark Oration at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). (PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Mysteries of the human brain were revealed last night by renowned scientist, Professor Terrence J. Sejnowski who delivered the 2011 Graeme Clark Oration at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). Professor Sejnowski is one of the world's...

2011-02-17 08:00:00

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, today announced the winners of the ninth annual Graeme Clark Scholarship awards. Five students have been selected to each receive up to $8,000 in financial assistance toward a degree at an accredited university, for a total of $40,000 in scholarship funds. Named for the inventor and pioneer of the cochlear implant, the program was established to honor...

2011-01-11 14:51:13

Northwestern Memorial physicians participating in an investigative study Hearing loss can affect anyone at any time. But it can be especially frightening for someone who suddenly starts to lose hearing during adulthood. Tom Groves, 77, first noticed his diminishing hearing when he was in his early 40s. He was unable to hold conversations with large groups of people, found it nearly impossible to socialize in high-background noise environments like restaurants. and couldn't enjoy radio, TV and...

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2010-10-21 09:25:00

Success could spur new treatment approach for millions of people who suffer vestibular problems A University of Washington Medical Center patient on Thursday, Oct. 21, will be the world's first recipient of a device that aims to quell the disabling vertigo associated with Meniere's disease. The UW Medicine clinicians who developed the implantable device hope that success in a 10-person surgical trial of Meniere's patients will lead to exploration of its usefulness against other common balance...