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2014-04-29 16:31:51

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hearing Health Foundation (HHF), a nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and curing hearing loss and tinnitus through groundbreaking research, announced today the appointment of Claire Schultz as chief executive officer. Ms. Schultz comes to HHF with extensive experience in the public and private sectors. She most recently served as the chief external affairs officer of Amnesty International USA, where she was responsible...

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....

2014-04-25 23:08:54

Library Receives Audio Induction Loop for Hearing Impaired, Donated by Hearing Loss Association of America’s Westchester Chapter Greenburgh, NY (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 On Thursday, April 24, the Westchester Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) unveiled Greenburgh Public Library’s state-of-the-art audio induction loop, which came as a donation from the local chapter’s 2013 Walk4Hearing proceeds. An audio induction loop makes it possible for people with hearing...

2014-04-24 23:12:50

With rates of tinnitus on the rise, finding effective treatment options to manage the condition is essential. The experts at Horan & Fevold Hearing Clinic share their expanded tinnitus therapy options available in Wenatchee, WA. Wenatchee, WA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing condition which impacts approximately 50 million Americans between 60 and 75 years of age. More prevalent in men as compared to women, the main characteristic of ringing in the ears is...

2014-04-24 23:12:48

There is no known cure for tinnitus, but there are tinnitus treatment options available that can help a great deal. The following tinnitus therapy options are now available from Hearing Health Clinic in Osseo MN. Osseo, MN (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Ringing in the ears is a hearing ailment which impacts approximately fifty million Americans between 60 and 75 years of age. More prevalent in men than women, the main symptom of ringing in the ears is hearing sounds that no one else can hear....

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...

2014-04-21 12:24:47

CENTENNIAL, Colo., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Aqua+ accessory, the only waterproof behind-the-ear solution for cochlear implant recipients on the market today. The Aqua+ is a form-fitting, easy-to-use, versatile accessory that allows Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® 5 and Nucleus 6 Implant recipients(2) to swim underwater for up to two...

2014-04-16 11:17:21

In the first known study of its kind, researchers have shown that the language we learn as children affects brain structure, as does hearing status. The findings are reported in the Journal of Neuroscience. While research has shown that people who are deaf and hearing differ in brain anatomy, these studies have been limited to studies of individuals who are deaf and use American Sign Language (ASL) from birth. But 95 percent of the deaf population in America is born to hearing parents and...

2014-04-10 23:03:06

The Center for Audiology announces that it has been selected to offer the latest in Lyric extended-wear hearing technology. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Center for Audiology is proud to announce that they are one of a choice group of hearing healthcare practices across the country selected to introduce the newest version of the Lyric extended-wear hearing aid to its patients, due for release in April. Lyric extended-wear hearing aids are placed deep in the ear canal by a...

2014-04-08 16:22:16

TORONTO, April 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Red Lion Canada's "See How Well You Hear" app is groundbreaking in hearing impairment awareness. People are comfortable getting their eyesight checked but not their hearing. This app allows people to use their eyesight and smart phone to see how well they hear. Watch video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrRuRVZ-sa0 SOURCE Red Lion Canada


Word of the Day
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.