With a mission to promote and protect the health and well-being of children around the world, Variety the Children's Charity aims to impact the lives of children and their families, to ultimately make the world a better place. Children with hearing loss can turn to Variety for financial help with hearing aids.
Deafness Research Foundation has changed its name to Hearing Health Foundation. The Foundation has also announced a groundbreaking research consortium, the Hearing Restoration Project.
National Technical Institute for the Deaf at Rochester Institute of Technology has once again set a record for enrollment, with 1,547 students enrolled. The students hail from 49 of the 50 United States.
A new, fast-track genetic diagnosis for hearing loss has been developed at Tel Aviv University. The method uses exome deep sequencing to sequence hundreds of thousands of genes at a time.
The Oticon Focus on People awards recognized twelve outstanding individuals who have contributed to expanding awareness and advocacy for persons with hearing loss. The winners were honored at a special awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
Because many people are not financially prepared to pay up-front for hearing aids, an increasing number of audiologists and hearing clinics now offer financing and payment options.
Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, have published new research that could lead to better tinnitus treatment, including retraining therapy and drug treatments for tinnitus.
Research has shown that people with untreated hearing loss may be at an increased risk of depression. Studies also show that when these individuals use hearing aids, they experience significant improvements in quality of life and decreased depressive symptoms.
Hearing aid repairs are best completed by the hearing aid manufacturer. Take your hearing aid to your local hearing center to have it sent in for repair.
Oticon’s ConnectLine Solution series includes the Streamer, TV Adaptor, Microphone and Phone Adaptor, working together with hearing aids to connect individuals to a variety of electronic and entertainment technology.
The Better Hearing Institute has found that the latest hearing aids help people with hearing loss stay socially active and enjoy a better quality of life. Over 80% of hearing aid wearers are satisfied with their hearing aids and would recommend them to friends.
The new Intiga hearing aid from Oticon has shown immediate and obvious benefits for new hearing aid users.
A new study indicates that hearing loss, even mild hearing loss, can lead to brain atrophy in adults. Treatments, such as hearing aids, may help slow down this decline.
Two new team members have joined the Ida Institute: Timothy Cooke as Web Content Editor and Ena Nielsen as Project Manager.
Sonic Innovations, Inc. is donating over 44,000 hearing aid battery cells to three Minnesota nonprofit groups.
House Research Institute has begun a campaign to raise $65 million in honor of their 65-year anniversary. These funds will continue the Institute's mission of helping people enjoy a better quality of life through better hearing.
We have reviewed the best phone apps to help you measure noise levels in your environment and protect your hearing from damage.
New information about tinnitus treatments, causes of tinnitus, and other topics related to ringing in the ears will be presented at the Fifth Tinnitus Research Initiative Conference, "The Neuroscience of Tinnitus," sponsored by UB's Center for Hearing and Deafness. The event will take place August 19-21, 2011.
Researchers have developed an antibiotic pellet that promises to be an effective treatment for ear infections. Ear infection symptoms in children include hearing loss and problems with speech development and difficulties in school.
People who buy hearing aids online are susceptible to many problems, including fitting issues, the need for hearing aid repairs, and lack of follow-up care and service.
Oticon, a leading hearing aid manufacturer, donated $10,000 to the American Heart Association (AHA). The funds were raised through the sale of Oticon Agil hearing aids and will be used by the AHA to fund education and research.
Phonak LLC has awarded the 2011 Cheryl DeConde Johnson Award for outstanding achievement in Educational and Pediatric audiology to Linda Thibodeau, Ph.D.
Rayovac wins Stevie Award in eighth annual International Business Awards.
Researchers at the University of Bath have analyzed the way motorcycle helmets affect the wind noise that reaches a rider's ears. This research should lead to better helmets that help protect riders from hearing loss.
Many different conditions can cause hearing loss and an appropriate hearing loss treatment often depends on its cause.
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