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2012-03-20 23:00:12

New website for House of Hearing Audiology Clinic designed to educate patients on hearing loss and treatments. Interactive video teaches patients all they need to know prior to their first visit to the audiologist. Boise, ID (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 House of Hearing Audiology Clinic has developed a new website http://www.houseofhearingclinic.com designed to educate patients prior to setting an appointment in the office. Matt Murphy is the owner of House of Hearing, a family owned practice...

2012-03-16 23:02:41

Clark Audiology and BHI are urging all Americans to take the Diabetes Risk Test and to get their hearing screened on American Diabetes Association Alert Day®, which falls on March 27th this year.Hearing loss is nearly twice as common in adults with diabetes, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. Yet hearing screenings are often not part of the regular regimen of care that people with diabetes receive. Clark Audiology is providing free hearing screenings during...

2012-03-15 06:15:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today GenVec, Inc. (NASDAQ: GNVC) announced financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. For the year ended December 31, 2011, the Company reported a net loss of $7.4 million, or $0.58 per share, compared with a net loss of $12.3 million, or $0.97 per share, for the year ended December 31, 2010. GenVec ended the year with $26.4 million in cash, cash equivalents, and short-term investments. "In 2011 we made...

2012-03-02 05:54:31

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Maybe you've tripped over a rock or slipped on a wet surface, we've all fallen but did you know that now hearing loss may be what is causing those falls? By discovering the link between hearing loss and falls, researchers could develop new ways to prevent falls, especially in the elderly, as well as the injuries that are caused by falling. Not only will preventing these injuries save the pain associated with them but they could also save billions in health care costs...

2012-03-01 06:08:00

WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and other diseases of the kidney should make hearing checks a routine part of their medical care, according to the Better Hearing Institute (BHI), which is offering a free, quick, and confidential online hearing check at www.hearingcheck.org. BHI is offering the online convenience as part of its effort to raise awareness of the link between kidney disease and hearing loss during National Kidney Month in March,...

2012-02-28 14:43:48

Hearing loss has been linked with a variety of medical, social and cognitive ills, including dementia. However, a new study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher suggests that hearing loss may also be a risk factor for another huge public health problem: falls. The finding could help researchers develop new ways to prevent falls, especially in the elderly, and their resulting injuries that generate billions in health care costs in the United States each year, by some estimates. To determine...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

San Francisco Bay Area's audiology experts, California Hearing Center, announces Oticon's "At the Heart of It" campaign to motivate healthy choices for the heart that provide life-changing benefits. San Mateo, CA (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 February is National Heart Health Month, a time when communities across the country join together to raise awareness for heart disease and promote healthy lifestyles. California Hearing Center is teaming up with hearing aid manufacturer, Oticon, to support...

2012-02-10 18:33:33

NIH study shows benefits of long-term Kineret therapy in people with NOMID A new study shows that Kineret (anakinra), a medication approved for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, is effective in stopping the progression of organ damage in people with neonatal-onset multisystem inflammatory disease (NOMID). This rare and debilitating genetic disorder causes persistent inflammation and ongoing tissue damage. The research was performed by scientists at the National Institute of Arthritis...

2012-02-07 08:14:00

SAN LEANDRO, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- iHear®Medical announces the completion of its second round of financing totaling $1.8M. The new funding will enable the company to complete the development of its advanced hearing products for treating a multitude of hearing losses. "The new hearing aid technology and distribution strategy are designed to break existing barriers for millions of potential consumers with hearing loss," stated iHear Medical founder and medical...

2012-02-01 12:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hearing Loss Association of America® is pleased to announce its line-up of 2012 spring and fall Walks in 21 cities across the country. The Walk4Hearing experienced growth for the sixth straight year and surpassed its 2011 fundraising goal of $1.2 million. Hearing loss is a leading public health concern with 36 million adults reporting some degree of hearing loss, yet most people go untreated. The Walk4Hearing increases awareness...