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2009-03-26 12:08:00

Event Marks World's Largest Gathering of Cochlear Implant Recipients DENVER, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Americas, the world's leader in advanced hearing technologies, brings together cochlear implant recipients and their families for the third Cochlear Celebration on March 26-29 in Anaheim, California.

2008-12-18 07:00:00

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2008-08-05 18:00:24

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Help Me Hear Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to giving hearing restoration devices to impoverished deaf children, is putting on a benefit concert to raise funds to purchase a cochlear implant for a deaf child.

2006-12-12 14:15:29

UC Irvine study sheds light on why cochlear implant users have difficulty understanding tonal languages

2005-12-20 13:53:31

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Age has no effect on outcome after implantation of a cochlear device among people over 65, a study suggests, leading researchers to conclude that elderly patients "should not be discriminated against in assessments for cochlear implant candidacy." A cochlear implant is a small electronic device that can help to provide a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing.

2005-10-07 18:22:43

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cochlear implantation, which involves placing an electronic device into the inner ear, can be safely done in hearing impaired children before their first birthday and leads to age-appropriate hearing ability and oral language skills, a report suggests.

2005-09-02 15:50:22

Hearing-impaired individuals with severe to profound hearing loss and poor speech understanding who possess some residual hearing in one ear may experience significant communication benefit from a cochlear implant even if it is placed in the worse-hearing ear, a Johns Hopkins study suggests.


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