Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) emphasized the importance of enacting the Hearing Aid Tax Credit (S. 1019) to help people and families who need hearing aids at an event attended by 170 Michiganders in East Lansing on Sept 3.
Digital technology has taken hearing aids to the next level. Sound quality, wearing comfort and automation are just a few improvements consumers report. In addition, . hearing aids are no longer big and beige but instead are sleek, compact and stylish.
The Children's Hearing Institute partnered with the New York Mets on Saturday, September 18th, to sponsor Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day at Citifield. The Institute distributed free tickets to over 1000 hearing impaired children.
A new survey found an increase in the number of Americans reporting hearing loss as well as a low percentage of hearing impaired people who use hearing aids, only 4 in 10 people with moderate to severe hearing loss and only 1 in 10 people with mild hearing loss.
The key to hearing better longer is to keep the hearing mechanisms stimulated and prevent auditory atrophy, also known as auditory deprivation. Through the use of hearing aids early, when you first notice hearing loss, you’ll enjoy a better quality of hearing longer.
During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oticon Hearing Aids will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition of Agil Think Pink and all Agil hearing aids to the NBCC to support breast cancer research.
New research shows that fewer than 20 percent of teenagers in the United States have a hearing loss as a result of exposure to loud sounds, thus offering a different analysis of data reported earlier this year.
CASLPA members provide early hearing screening and communication development programs focus on providing intervention, by six months of age, in order to maximize the development of language and literacy skills during the critical period of birth to 2 years.
Recent studies have clearly demonstrated that treating hearing loss with hearing aids has a direct impact on quality of life. The cost versus benefits clearly show that the money you spend on a pair of hearing aids is money well spent.
Oticon, Inc. today announced the purchase a 162,000 square foot office building that will enable the company to move its administrative offices and laboratory facilities to one central location.
As the child grows and enters school, undetected hearing loss contributes to longer learning curves. At times, children may be misdiagnosed with cognitive learning delay caused by some other underlying factor other than simple, addressable hearing loss.
All sounds echo, but when a sound reaching the ear is loud enough, auditory neurons simply accept that sound and ignore subsequent reverberations.
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX) urged a capacity crowd of 120 Texas Hearing Aid Tax Credit supporters to help him work for passage of the bill (H.R. 1646) in the final months of this Congressional session or in the new Congress that will convene in January.
For medical professionals with mild hearing loss who do not wear hearing aids or for medical professionals who choose to remove their hearing aids during stethoscope use, an option is to use an amplified stethoscope.
Preliminary testing of a new nerve stimulation technique appears to alleviates tinnitus symptoms. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have granted a UT Dallas researcher and a University-affiliated biomedical firm $1.7 million to investigate whether nerve stimulation offers a long-term cure for tinnitus.
The recent 2010 Oticon Pediatrics Conferences focused on making it easier to help children with hearing loss achieve their full potential by addressing children’s abilities, needs and desires at every stage of their development.
Noise is the most widespread form of pollution we have and noise affects the entire body including blood pressure, drug side effects, heartbeat, breathing, digestion and more.
Studies reveal that most people still view hearing aids as a sign of age, however when the many benefits of treating hearing loss with hearing aids are considered, hearing aids actually allow people with hearing loss to appear more youthful, alert and plugged in to life.
Walk4Hearing events has kicked off in Pennsylvania, Chicago, and New England. In the next few months walks will be hosted in other cities across America. Join these free, fun events to get informed and motivated about hearing loss awareness.
A new study has found disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections. Frequent ear infections plague white children and children living below the poverty level more than children of other racial or ethnic backrounds or income levels.
The American Academy of Audiology and the Hearing Loss Association of America have come together to advocate for the use of hearing loops with hearing aids. These systems are commonly found in public facilities such as churches and theaters turning hearing aids into personal loud speakers.
In October, Oticon will launch - Pink with a Purpose - to introduce the Oticon Agil Think Pink hearing aid. During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oticon will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition Agil Think Pink and all Agil hearing aids to the National Breast Cancer Coalition to support breast cancer research.
A new reports shows that poor children with hearing loss appear to have equal access to cochlear implants, but have more complications and worse compliance with follow-up regimens than children with higher socioeconomic status.
A new study suggests that regular use of analgesics such as aspirin, Tylenol and Advil along with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by men under the age of 60 could be ototoxic, which means they could cause hearing loss.
New research shows that hearing loss among U.S. teens is up 30% and more than 70% when just mild or worse cases of hearing loss are considered. ASHA encourages the public to follow the hearing safety tips listed on its 'Listen To Your Buds' website which teaches young children how to use personal audio technology safely.
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