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2014-03-24 23:03:46

Sound Relief Hearing Center, Colorado’s leading tinnitus and hearing solutions practice, has released five ways that advanced treatment for hearing loss may be able to transform a person's life. Highlands Ranch, CO (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 Hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States, affecting more than 38 million Americans. It can happen to anyone and can occur at any stage of life, negatively affecting everything from work-life to home-life,...

2014-03-20 23:02:29

HearPod digital hearing aid is now offering 52 complimentary hearing aid batteries with every purchase of an affordable HearPod digital hearing aid. Full details are available at http://www.myhearpod.com. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 For a limited time, HearPod is offering 52 free batteries with every order of a HearPod digital hearing aid. HearPod is the accumulation of more than 35 years of experience in the hearing industry. HearPod prides themselves on providing superior customer service...

No Hear This! Inner-Ear Membrane Uses Nanopores To Separate Sounds
2014-03-19 04:37:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Computers have been largely unable to duplicate a person’s ability to tune into a single voice, even in the midst of background noise, but new research into the biological mechanisms of the human ear could soon change that. According to researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the ear’s selective hearing is due to the evolution of the tectorial membrane, a tiny membrane located inside the inner ear....

2014-03-18 23:28:37

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 Care Specialists in Hopkins, MN Hopkins, MN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Nearly 50 million US citizens between the ages of 60 and 75 are experiencing a hearing disorder generally known as tinnitus. The main symptom of ringing in the ears, which disturbs a great deal more men than women, is hearing tones which...

2014-03-18 23:27:54

Tinnitus treatment options are constantly expanding as new research is conducted into this debilitating disorder. Hearing Aid Associates is now offering expanded tinnitus treatment options. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Ringing in the ears (tinnitus) is a hearing ailment that impacts approximately fifty million US citizens between 60 and 75 years of age. More common in men than women, the principal characteristic of ringing ears is hearing tones which no one else can hear. Tinnitus...

Just A Fifth Of People With Hearing Problems Wear A Hearing Aid
2014-03-18 13:04:05

The University of Manchester The study, published in the journal Ear and Hearing, looked at the habits of 160,000 people in the UK aged 40 to 69 years. It found 10.7 per cent of adults had significant hearing problems when listening to speech in the presence of background noise - but only 2.1 per cent used a hearing aid. One in 10 middle aged adults had substantial hearing problems and were more likely to be from a working class or ethnic minority background. Dr Piers Dawes, from The...

2014-03-11 23:04:58

Sound Relief Hearing Center, one of Oticon’s premier providers, will be among the first to offer Apple’s Made for iPhone Program with Oticon, the company’s first MFi Connectivity Solution for hearing aids. Copenhagen, DK (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Oticon today announced that the company has joined Apple’s Made for iPhone (MFi) program and will introduce its first MFi connectivity solution for hearing instruments at the 2014 AudiologyNOW! conference. Oticon’s MFi solution will be...

2014-03-05 23:29:40

Only about 22 percent of people with hearing loss have a solution for their impairment, compared to over 95 percent for those with vision problems. iHear Medical Inc.—a medical device startup based in Northern California—is looking to change that. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 iHear is currently developing the iHear HD hearing device, a high-quality 100% digital hearing device about the size of a kidney bean. The device is miniaturized to be worn discretely inside the ear....

2014-03-03 23:21:38

Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, & 3M join together to promote hearing loss prevention. Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 In celebration of May is Better Hearing Month; Miracle-Ear Foundation, LGGK, Miracle-Ear, and 3M, all headquartered in MN, are partnering in a hearing loss prevention campaign titled: One Day Without Sound. Beginning Monday, March 3rd, they are asking people to pledge to remove sound from one’s life for one day, May 1st, 2014, to help spread awareness...

2014-02-28 23:35:21

The 2014 Consumer's Guide to Hearing Aids is now available and provides product comparisons and details on style trends, technology, and choices. Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Connect Hearing, the Australian network of hearing centres, has announced the launch of the 2014 Consumer's Guide to Hearing Aids. The 19th edition of this guide provides consumers with a comprehensive catalogue of hearing aid products. This guide has been made available to consumers at no cost, and...