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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...

2014-04-10 23:03:06

The Center for Audiology announces that it has been selected to offer the latest in Lyric extended-wear hearing technology. Houston, TX (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Center for Audiology is proud to announce that they are one of a choice group of hearing healthcare practices across the country selected to introduce the newest version of the Lyric extended-wear hearing aid to its patients, due for release in April. Lyric extended-wear hearing aids are placed deep in the ear canal by a...

2014-04-10 08:36:02

BOECHOUT, Belgium and BARCELONA, Spain, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacoti sets the standard...again! Jacoti Lola(TM), the missing link in complex listening situations (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/680087-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140410/680087-b ) Hearing without barriers Jacoti, a pioneer in the consumerization of hearing technologies launches Jacoti Lola(TM), a wireless audio...

2014-04-04 23:39:06

iHear exceeds funding goal with more than 900 Indiegogo backers -- underscoring the demand for affordable and direct-to-consumer hearing solutions. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 iHear Medical today announced that it has shattered its Indiegogo crowdfunding goal three-fold with over 900 backers pre-ordering the world's first Web-enabled hearing aid. iHear products are available directly to consumers and can be ordered on the Indiegogo website only until April 7th for shipping...

2014-04-04 23:36:53

During the 2014 AudiologyNOW! Convention in Orlando, FL, EarQ discussed its next-level patient referral programs and joined its non-profit organization, the HearStrong Foundation, to celebrate HearStrong Champion Sanford Freed amongst hearing healthcare industry professionals. Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Throughout the 2014 AudiologyNOW! Convention, the hearing healthcare industry’s largest trade show, on March 27 and 28 in Orlando, EarQ demonstrated how its innovative programs...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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