Deaf discrimination is the topic of this week's ABC program What Would You Do? and explores whether people would speak up in a situation where deaf people were being discriminated against.
An ADA ruling now requires that H&R Block furnish sign language interpreter services when necessary for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing so they may have equal access to the goods, services and accommodations made available to others.
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.
New hearing loss research has revealed that a novel molecular mechanism that underlies deafness is caused by a mutation of microRNA called miR-96. The discovery could provide the basis for treating progressive hearing loss and deafness.
Sonic Innovations will remain a distinct brand, building upon its established promise and position to serve customers worldwide.
I have recently been diagnosed with hearing loss and am confused by all my options. How do I know what kind of hearing aid is right for me?
Your hearing test will be graphed on something called an audiogram, which demonstrates your hearing sensitivity for different pitches and volumes.
The Rochester Institute of Technology American Sign Language & Deaf Studies Community Center (RADSCC) opened this week in the center of RIT’s campus, establishing a space for students of diverse backgrounds to come together.
Incidence of child abuse is more than 25% higher among hearing impaired children, when compared to children with normal hearing.
Healthy Hearing announces a new functionality which enables its readers to comment on and share content across social networks.
The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is educating the hearing health community about heart disease and its connection to hearing loss during February, American Heart Month.
Are the newest hearing aids really invisible or will they make me look old?
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.
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