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Tuesday, December 13th 2011

Each year, the Sight and Hearing Association publishes a list of noisy toys, which emit sound levels in excess of 120 dB. Learn more about how to protect your children.

Monday, December 12th 2011

During the holidays, people with hearing loss often recognize that they aren't able to hear the sounds of family and friends. Sometimes, this hearing loss is due to noise exposure and is preventable.

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

A recent survey conducted by AARP and ASHA indicates that older Americans are going without necessary treatment for hearing loss, resulting in decreased quality of life and even safety issues.

Tuesday, December 6th 2011

Though the cause is often unknown, sudden hearing loss can be a result of viral infections, inner ear trauma, and other factors.

Tuesday, November 22nd 2011

Researchers have found that hard of hearing children whose parents engaged them in more conversations were likely to have stronger language skills than toddlers whose parents spoke with them less.

Monday, November 21st 2011

In the first national research study of its kind, researchers from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine have found that a fifth of all Americans over the age of 12 have significant hearing loss.

Thursday, November 17th 2011

A new study indicates that college students, males, and non-White individuals may be at risk for hearing loss as a result of listening to their iPods and mp3 players at higher volumes.

Wednesday, November 9th 2011

NIH Researchers are using a hearing testing device originally designed for NASA to conduct a hearing loss study with HIV-positive patients in Tanzania.

Monday, November 7th 2011

Oticon’s latest advanced technology hearing instrument, Intiga, was honored for its outstanding design, winning the iF Product Design Award 2012.

Monday, October 31st 2011

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.

Wednesday, October 26th 2011

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.

Tuesday, October 25th 2011

Oticon Foundation has funded a virtual simulator to help train surgeons and surgical residents in delicate temporal bone surgery.

Monday, October 24th 2011

Buying hearing aids online or through mail order poses many risks. Consultation with a professional is necessary to ensure the best fitting results.

Monday, October 24th 2011

Although sometimes people talk about hearing loss in terms of percentage, it is not an appropriate or meaningful measure of hearing loss.

Friday, October 21st 2011

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.

Thursday, October 20th 2011

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.

Wednesday, October 19th 2011

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.

Tuesday, October 18th 2011

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.

Monday, October 17th 2011

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.

Friday, October 14th 2011

Deafness Research Foundation has changed its name to Hearing Health Foundation. The Foundation has also announced a groundbreaking research consortium, the Hearing Restoration Project.

Thursday, October 13th 2011

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.

Wednesday, October 12th 2011

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.

Tuesday, October 11th 2011

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.

Tuesday, October 11th 2011

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.

Thursday, September 29th 2011

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.

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