RIT has received a 1.6 million dollar grant to create virtual tutoring and mentoring support for deaf and hard-of-hearing students studying science, technology, engineering and math.
Untreated hearing loss in patients with Alzheimer's Disease can cause an added strain on patients and their caregivers. In many cases, hearing aids can benefit people with Alzheimer's.
Oticon Foundation has funded a virtual simulator to help train surgeons and surgical residents in delicate temporal bone surgery.
Buying hearing aids online or through mail order poses many risks. Consultation with a professional is necessary to ensure the best fitting results.
Although sometimes people talk about hearing loss in terms of percentage, it is not an appropriate or meaningful measure of hearing loss.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) will sponsor USO San Diego's 20th Annual Holiday Concert, an event for local military families and San Diegans. The event will encourage safe listening and hearing protection.
A new study finds that searching for health information on the Internet poses multiple communication barriers for the culturally Deaf, who use American Sign Language as their first language. These barriers can seriously compromise their health.
We have reviewed the best phone apps designed to check for signs of hearing loss. This review discusses several that are currently available for iPhone and Android.
Frank Russo, developer of the Emoti-Chair, which allows hard-of-hearing people to hear music through vibrations, has received a grant to further his research into how people perceive emotional communication.
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.
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