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2013-11-18 12:47:31

The Ohio State University Computer processes sound, filters out background noise for the hearing-impaired Computer engineers and hearing scientists at The Ohio State University have made a potential breakthrough in solving a 50-year-old problem in hearing technology: how to help the hearing-impaired understand speech in the midst of background noise. In the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, they describe how they used the latest developments in neural networks to boost...

2013-11-15 12:23:42

Provides Free Hearing Aids as Part of Healthy Hearing Program WARRENVILLE, Ill., Nov. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On Nov. 15 and 16, 1,200 athletes at Special Olympics Florida's fall competition in Orlando will receive a very special holiday gift...hearing. Phonak, the global leader in hearing instruments, has partnered with strongman and Special Olympics Ambassador, Derek Poundstone and Special Olympics to help support the hearing needs among athletes. The Healthy Hearing Screening...

2013-11-14 23:25:30

The Hearing Center of Lake Charles developed the quick-reference to hearing aid types to help residents of Lake Charles better comprehend the options available to them. Lake Charles, LA (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Researching hearing aids can be difficult for the novice buyer because there are numerous distinct types and numerous different abbreviations used to refer to them.To clear up some of the frustration, The Hearing Center of Lake Charles released a quick reference guide to popular...

2013-11-14 16:28:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hearing Industries Association (HIA) strongly supports the Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act introduced by Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Dean Heller (R-NV). This important legislation, S.1694, is a significant step in ensuring that children and adults with hearing loss are able to obtain the hearing aids they need. Hearing loss is among America's most prevalent birth defects. The Hearing Aid Assistance Tax Credit Act, just...

2013-11-13 23:27:21

Miracle-Ear Foundation partners with Miracle-Ear of Johnstown to donate hearing aids. Johnstown, NY (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Miracle-Ear® of Johnstown, a part of locally owned Frasier Enterprises, partnered with the Miracle-Ear Foundation to provide, Kitty, the gift of sound. Kitty, local resident, had worn hearing aids for many years, however the fit was not correct so they were constantly falling out and the sound quality was very poor. As a hospital employee, she had...

2013-11-13 23:01:00

Audiology & Hearing Aid Clinic made the quick-reference to hearing aid types to assist residents of Paris better comprehend the options available to them. Paris, TN (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Investigating hearing aids can be difficult for the novice buyer because there are numerous distinct types and numerous different abbreviations employed to refer to them. To help the public make sense of the numerous styles and the definitions of all the abbreviations, Audiology & Hearing Aid...

2013-11-12 23:31:11

Medical device company develops, manufactures products for tinnitus relief Westminster, Colo. (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 Neuromonics, Inc., manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven devices to treat tinnitus, is moving its headquarters to Westminster, Colo., from Bethlehem, Pa. “The move to Colorado is significant for customers, employees and the audiology industry,” says Duane Knight, chief operating officer of Neuromonics. He cites the Denver area’s central North American...

2013-11-12 23:00:59

Silver State Hearing & Balance created the guide to hearing aid types to help residents of Reno better understand the options available to them. Reno, NV (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 The many different types of hearing aids and the numerous different abbreviations employed to refer to them make it hard for novice buyers to conduct their own research. Silver State Hearing & Balance hopes that the list of common hearing aid types and terminology recently added to their internet site...

2013-11-12 08:29:33

Both a work of art and an appeal for support: a unique photo collection for a good cause WARRENVILLE, Ill., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kate Moss, Lana Del Rey and Tobey Maguire are just three of the many celebrities to be pictured in expressive photographs for the 2014 Hear the World calendar. They have all been captured on camera by photographer Bryan Adams, posing with one hand behind the ear - the Hear the World pose synonymous with conscious hearing. The striking...

2013-11-11 12:26:13

CENTENNIAL, Colo., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH), the global leader in implantable hearing solutions, announced today that an advisory committee to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted favorably on the Cochlear(TM) Nucleus® Hybrid(TM) L24 Implant System. This is a first of its kind system designed for the treatment of adults with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss in the high frequencies and normal to only mild hearing loss in the low...