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2014-05-08 08:32:32

SAN DIEGO, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Otonomy, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company developing and commercializing innovative therapeutics for diseases and disorders of the inner and middle ear, today announced enrollment has been completed in its pivotal studies of AuriPro(TM) (previously known as OTO-201) for the treatment of pediatric patients with bilateral middle ear effusion requiring tympanostomy tube placement. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130806/MM59802LOGO The two...

2014-05-07 23:06:50

iHear Medical shatters its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign goal and secures equity financing to launch the world’s first web-enabled hearing aid. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 iHear Medical announced today the completion of its third round of financing totaling $2.5M to enable iHear Medical complete the development and launch of the world’s first web-enabled hearing aid system. The financing is led by Lighthouse Capital, a Shanghai-based venture capital firm with focus on...

2014-05-05 23:11:33

Proper diagnosis and treatment for hearing loss can improve nearly every aspect of a person's life, including job performance and interpersonal relationships. Burnsville, MN (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Recognizing and treating hearing loss may help more than just your hearing, reports AuDNet, Inc., America’s Audiology Network, which is raising awareness of the link between hearing loss and other important health issues. AuDNet’s outreach comes in recognition of Better Hearing &...

2014-05-02 08:25:56

TORONTO, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - High school and elementary students across Canada are being encouraged to "dress loud" on Friday, May 2 to raise awareness for hearing loss during Speech and Hearing Awareness Month. Advocacy group VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children is encouraging students to get out their loudest, wildest, wackiest clothing on Dress Loud Day and to donate a toonie (or more) to VOICE and the cause of hearing loss awareness. Businesses are encouraged to Dress Loud at...

2014-05-01 23:09:26

May is Better Hearing Month, and The Center for Audiology is offering tips on protecting hearing loss. Houston, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 This May, in honor of Better Hearing Month, Dr. Sara Nagel and the staff of audiologists at The Center for Audiology are encouraging Houstonians to protect their hearing. Thirty-six million Americans have hearing loss, and one in three of them developed their hearing loss as a result of exposure to noise. The Center for Audiology says people can avoid...

2014-05-01 12:32:47

TORONTO, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - 2014 marks the 50(th) year that VOICE for Hearing Impaired Children (VOICE) has been supporting Canadian families of children with hearing loss so they might learn to hear listen and speak. Started as a small parent advocacy group in Toronto, VOICE has grown into a national organization advocating for thousands of children with hearing loss. VOICE provides families with parent support, public education programs, advocacy for the rights of children...

2014-05-01 12:31:47

Underpenetration, Increasing Awareness and Expanded Indications Will Facilitate Moderate Market Expansion, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that hearing loss is currently under-addressed among the U.S. population, facilitating moderate growth in the hearing aid device market. Device penetration into the eligible patient pool will grow as awareness of these devices increases as a result of new...

2014-04-30 23:21:29

In observance of International Noise Awareness Day, HearingPlanet encourages Americans to be aware of dangerous noise levels and take preventative steps to avoid noise-induced hearing loss. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Today is International Noise Awareness Day, and in observation of the occasion, HearingPlanet, a leading national retailer of hearing aids, is encouraging Americans to prevent noise-induced hearing loss by being aware of dangerous noise levels, the warning signs of...

2014-04-30 23:18:49

Residents in the Delaney Avenue area of Orlando FL considering their first hearing evaluation can now access information provided to inform patients on what they can expect during their first visit. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss of some degree is reported by approximately 20% of adults in the United States. But it should come as no surprise that hearing loss is often associated with age since one out of three people that are at least 65 years of age suffers from a...

2014-04-30 23:18:46

Preliminary hearing evaluations for Lancaster PA residents concerned about their hearing health can now be accessed online at no charge on the Hearing Aid Associates website. Lancaster, PA (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Aging is often the associated cause of hearing loss, but loss of hearing is generally a combination of things including the build up of earwax, exposure to loud noises, and the natural process of aging. People that suffer from hearing loss often find that it is a gradual process...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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