By stimulating the vagus nerve, researchers have discovered a way to essentially retrain the brain to ignore the nerve signals that simulate ringing in the ears, or tinnitus.
New brain research on how tinnitus is perceived may lead to better understanding of its causes as well as better treatment options in the future.
A new study will investigate whether hybrid cochlear implants will help individuals with high-frequency hearing loss.
Living with a loved one who has hearing loss is frustrating, but you can do something about it for you and that special someone with some simple suggestions.
Scientists have identified a protein responsible for protecting the ear from age related hearing loss and could provide a new target for anti-aging drug therapies.
GUMC neuroscientists have found neurons in the brains of bats that seem to shush other neurons when relevant communications sounds come in and is a process that may be working in humans as well.
The late Leslie Nielsen was not only a talented actor, but also a dedicated advocate of hearing health making numerous media appearances on behalf of BHI to educate people on aspects of hearing loss and it's impact on the quality of life.
A new AT&T app allows deaf and hard of hearing users to make video relay service calls with iPhone 4 communicating through a certified ASL interpreter.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association is reminding the public about the potential risks of hearing damage and a negative impact on communication development that can happen from the misuse or overuse of various types of devices.
A new study shows that our brains are wired so we can better hear ourselves speak. The findings may be helpful in better understanding some aspects of auditory hallucinations, such as those experienced by people who suffer from schizophrenia.
Tinnitus, what many think of as ringing in the ears, is the perception of sound without any real acoustic stimulation. Sound masking therapy, a common component of tinnitus treatment, is of uncertain benefit when used on its own, a new evidence review finds.
Research reveals that households with secondhand smoke, children between 12 and 17 are almost twice as likely to have recurrent ear infections as compared to adolescents who live in a smoke-free environment.
Each year, the Sight and Hearing Association, along with researchers from the University of Minnesota, tests toys and puts out a list of the top ten noisiest toys to help parents combat hearing loss in children.
In recognition of Universal Children’s Day November 20, CASLPA highlights the vital role of speech-language pathologists, audiologists and supportive personnel to maximize the communication and hearing potential of children.
Diet and good health have been studied for years. However, recent findings associate diet with something new – your ability to hear.
Solar Ear is a low-cost hearing aid that gets a charge from solar-powered batteries and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of hearing impaired people in the developing world.
Following a few simple TSA rules and guidelines can help individuals with hearing aids and hearing loss get through airport security easily and enjoy air travel this holiday season.
53% of respondents believe that they or their spouse has a hearing loss, yet only a quarter have consulted an audiologist, according to a poll fielded by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) at the 2010 AARP Life@50+ Convention.
The Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss is seeking donations of BTE hearing aids in good working condition and financial contributions to support its Hearing Aid Program for an upcoming audiology and auditory-verbal Mobile Mission in Vietnam scheduled for January 10-21, 2011.
The House Ear Institute (HEI) returned for its 13th year at the AES Convention to provide hearing conservation education and free hearing screening tests to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members.
The Hearing Aid Tax Credit was originally co-sponsored by Reps. Jim Ryun (R-KS) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) in the 109th Congress. With the new Congress convening in January 2011, the importance of bi-partisan support for HATC will be critical.
Because hearing aids are essentially amplifiers of sound, there's a dog-eared myth that hearing aids boost volume of all sounds that reach the hearing aid and you hear all sounds equally loud. And myth it is.
Film director Ken Loach has officially opened a new research lab which explores pioneering ways of improving communication between parents and children with hearing difficulties. The Family Lab is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Unit in Hearing.
A new hearing aid from Oticon is called Chili and it combines groundbreaking new approaches in audiology, connectivity and reliability meeting the needs of people with moderately-severe to profound hearing loss with advanced capabilities.
When ear infections are left untreated, complications can include hearing loss, speech problems and more severe infections that can cause meningitis. An unfortunately, not all kids have the same access to medical specialists and medicines.
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