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Cochlear Implants: Infrared Light Improves Signals to the Brain

Researchers have discovered that infrared light can cause the inner ear to send signals to the brain, which could mean improvements to cochlear implants in the future.

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Sites We Like: Ear Plugs & Bike Helmets For Hearing Protection

Healthy Hearing's "Sites We Like" featuring websites related to foam ear plugs and bike helmets for hearing protection.

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Phil Collins Ends Career Due to Hearing Loss and Other Health Issues

Singer, performer, and music legend Phil Collins has announced that he will be leaving the music scene due to health problems, including hearing loss.

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Hearing Loss: Over 60% of Americans Over Age 70 Suffer

New evidence indicates that hearing loss affects over 60% of Americans over the age of 70.

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Nearly Invisible Hearing Aids

There are lots of people who want low-profile, discreet hearing aids. If discretion tops your priority list, explore and compare completely-in-the-canal, receiver-in-the-ear, or behind-the-ear hearing aids.

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Oticon Introduces New ConnectLine Microphone

The new Oticon ConnectLine Microphone allows hearing aid wearers to capture audio from a much more personal source, in even the most difficult listening situations.

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Oticon Introduces New Entry-Level Ino Hearing Aid

Oticon introduces the new Ino hearing aid, a new entry-level hearing aid featuring some of the latest advances in hearing technology including bluetooth.

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Hearing Impaired Children: Bone-Anchored Hearing Aids Prove Helpful

Researchers discover that bone-anchored hearing aids are an effective treatment for children with bilateral or unilateral hearing loss.

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Money: People with Untreated Hearing Loss Earn Less

People with untreated hearing loss lose as much as $30,000 in salary and wages annually, depending on their degree of hearing loss, according to the latest national study by the Better Hearing Institute (BHI).

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Will hearing aids help me?

I was told hearing aids won't help my hearing loss. Is that true?

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss Treatment: Two Drugs May be Better than One

Certain combinations of drugs have been found to be effective in protecting against permanent noise-induced hearing loss, even at lower dosages.

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Pre-Term Babies At Higher Risk For Rare Form Of Hearing Loss

New research findings suggest that auditory neuropathy is not actually due to loss of neurons, as the name implies, but to loss of the inner ear sensory cells that drive them.

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How To Select a Local Hearing Center

Learn the right questions to ask when selecting a hearing center, ear doctor, or hearing aid store to maintain the best hearing health.

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Hearing Aid History: From Ear Trumpets to Digital Technology

The history of hearing aid technology has progressed over the years, from non-electric ear trumpets in the pre-electric age to today's sophisticated digital hearing aids that automatically analyze and process sound.

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Lupus & Arthritis: Steroids Research Yields Hearing Loss Treatment Clues

New research on glucocorticoids show they may help improve hearing but don't seem to be acting on inflammation, leading researchers towards new hearing loss treatments possibilities.

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The Elderly: Dementia Symptoms Include Hearing Loss

New research indicates older adults with hearing loss appear more likely to develop dementia and their risk increases as hearing loss becomes more severe.

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Study Links Loud Noise to Strokes in Seniors

A recent Danish study reveals that traffic noise increases the likelihood of having a stroke in people over 65.

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Hearing aids and telephone use

I have difficulty hearing on the telephone. Will hearing aids help me hear better?

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Hearing Aids Reviews: Oticon Chili Hearing Aid

The new Oticon Chili hearing aid represents the next generation in high-performance hearing aid technology for individuals with moderately-severe to profound hearing loss.

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Understanding the Different Types of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss comes in many different forms and requires varying treatments, depending on its type and severity. It is important to find the best path for your hearing and the health of your ears.

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Noise: Convertibles Cause Hearing Damage

New research has confirmed that prolonged exposure to road noise and wind buffeting while riding in top-down convertibles can cause hearing damage.

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Hearing Aid Reviews: Oticon Acto Hearing Aids

Oticon Acto hearing aids are designed to give users a full package of state-of-the-art sound technologies and features in a mid-priced hearing aid including multiple power levels, wireless connectivity, noise reduction and more.

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Sonic Makes Big Changes for Company Future

Sonic Innovations will remain a distinct brand, building upon its established promise and position to serve customers worldwide.

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