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When Hearing Aid Users Listen To Music Less Is More Says

When Hearing Aid Users Listen To Music, Less Is More, Says CU-Boulder Study

Provided by Laura Snider, University of Colorado at Boulder The type of sound processing that modern hearings aids provide to make speech more understandable for wearers may also make music enjoyment more difficult, according to a new study by...

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2014-10-30 12:29:27

The Bayat Foundation and Starkey Hearing Foundation partner to bring the gift of hearing to conflict regions in Afghanistan. KABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week the Bayat Foundation kicked off a partnership with Starkey Hearing Foundation to provide hearing health care to people in need across Afghanistan. During the first hearing mission in the country, the two organizations worked together to provide more than 1,700 customized hearing devices to...

2014-10-29 23:15:30

Since 1984, Audiology Associates has been committed to improving the hearing and communication of residents of the North Bay and the surrounding area. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 This year, lead audiologist Dr. Peter Marincovich and Audiology Associates celebrate their 30-year anniversary of providing state-of-the-art hearing health care services. In keeping with his patient-first care philosophy, Dr. Marincovich and his team of hearing care professionals pride themselves on...

2014-10-28 23:10:43

“Tinnitus Away AF™” is the first tinnitus formula to concentrate on a combination brain/cochlear function which is where all the new medical research is going rather than just cochlear function which all competition is doing. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 Geromatrix Nutraceutical Corporation (http://www.geromatrix.com), the nation’s leading provider of cardiovascular and neurological nutraceuticals, is pleased to announce the launching of its revolutionary new tinnitus...

2014-10-15 08:38:15

Twice the processing power and up to 30% less battery consumption - AutoSense OS next generation automation technology providing consumers with maximum convenience and a seamless listening experience WARRENVILLE, Ill., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing aid users are very clear about what they expect from a hearing aid: Performance in different listening environments; seamless listening experience through easy operation and convenient phone use and as little interaction as possible. Based...

2014-10-06 16:27:16

SAN MATEO, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new long-term study publicized in Otology and Neurotology shows that SoundBite(TM) provides meaningful benefit for patients with Single-Sided Deafness, and that patient satisfaction with the device remains high. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 The study, "A Novel Intraoral Bone Conduction Hearing Prosthesis: One Year Safety and Efficacy Study" reports the experience of 81 patients at nine sites who wore...

2014-10-02 23:03:16

For people considering hearing aids or those who have not been successful with hearing aids, Audiologists who use Probe Mic measures achieve greater success for hearing aid wearers. John Greer Clark, Ph.D. of Middletown, Ohio, recommends that all hearing aid fitted be verified with prove microphone measurements. Hamilton, Ohio (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 There are a lot of successful hearing aid users – people who would never go back to hearing like they did before and who frequently wish...

2014-09-29 08:32:26

Educator and School-related Professional Groups Beginning to Promote Supplemental Hearing Insurance to Encourage Treatment POMONA, Calif., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ringing bells, slamming lockers, loud announcements, chattering students - the classic sounds of back-to-school are not always music to the ears of today's teachers. Due to their cumulative noise exposure, teachers are at higher risk for hearing loss, yet many teachers are not seeking the hearing health care they...

2014-09-19 23:03:20

Hidden Hearing Tinnitus Check from Hidden Hearing offers a wealth of special features, including: information on types of hearing loss and tinnitus, soothing sounds for tinnitus to make symptoms less annoying and more tolerable, ear health tips, and a handy clinic finder. There is also information on Hidden Hearings free ear wax removal service. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 People of all ages who are concerned about hearing problems, have been diagnosed with hearing loss, or...

2014-09-10 23:01:57

Informational seminar about hybrid implants to be held Sept. 16 at Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City KANSAS CITY, Mo. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 During meetings Bill Bisbing would become easily frustrated. It wasn’t that he could not hear. In fact, he heard voices just fine. But he struggled to understand individual words and sounds. He no longer heard beeps and noises from equipment used in his work as a senior lead flight simulator technician. He spent less time communicating...

2014-09-09 16:26:00

Over one million New York City adults are currently impacted by hearing loss and for many of them, hearing aids are not enough(1) CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today a regional awareness program designed to inform New York City residents about advanced treatments for hearing loss, a growing issue affecting nearly one in six New York City adults.(1) Logo -...


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