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2014-04-30 23:06:12

Audibel Hearing Center, a popular Fort Myers FL destination for hearing tests and hearing health care, announces opportunity on their website for a free hearing evaluation. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing tests are the best way to understand the cause of hearing impairment for people of any age. However, since the majority of hearing loss is found in people over the age of 60, the association with loss of hearing is that it is a sign of aging. Many think hearing loss is...

2014-04-30 23:04:48

Audibel Hearing Center, a popular Bonita Springs FL hearing test and hearing health care location, announces a 14 day "Try Before You Buy" challenge on their hearing aids. Bonita Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 Hearing loss is often associated with aging because the highest percentage of those with hearing impairments are over 60 years of age. Hearing tests are the best way to understand the cause and the type of hearing loss for each individual. Many think hearing loss is...

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 08:28:08

Dr. Jennifer Gryska AuD is offering lower-cost, high-tech alternatives to hearing aids. LEXANA, Kan., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearing loss affects 20 percent of Americans, yet their options are extremely limited. Dr. Jennifer Gryska, an audiologist in Lenexa, Kan., wants to change that. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78392Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140425/78393 "I have found a tremendous need for consumers to have more options," said...

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 23:13:37

Tinnitus company extends reach to help people suffering from ringing in the ears. Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven tinnitus treatment devices, has named Sarah J. Smith clinical sales manager. Smith, a board-certified doctor of audiology, will have responsibilities for clinicians in the Rocky Mountain region who provide Neuromonics devices and treatments in their practices. She will provide clinical support to...

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...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.