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Tuesday, November 2nd 2010

Since its inception in 1997, the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored outstanding people with hearing loss who prove that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to live a full, productive and even, inspiring life.

Monday, November 1st 2010

A recent study found that smokers were more likely to experience hearing loss, even after adjusting for age, lifestyle factors, geography, socio-economic factors and other calculations to level the playing field and preclude other causes of hearing loss.

Monday, November 1st 2010

The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) launched its position paper on Universal Newborn Hearing Screening (UNHS) as part of a national campaign to improve early identification of hearing loss in children.

Saturday, October 30th 2010

At the 129th AES Convention, House Ear Institute is returning for its 13th year to provide hearing conservation education and hearing screenings to thousands of Audio Engineering Society (AES) members and a comprehensive hearing health outreach program.

Friday, October 29th 2010

The Oticon Foundation and American Academy of Audiology Foundation provided funding for the 2010 Future Leaders of Audiology Conference. Oticon strives to empower people to communicate, interact and participate, and audiology’s new leaders to advance this mission.

Wednesday, October 27th 2010

In a key agreement for people with hearing loss, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Pennsylvania Hearing Healthcare Association (PHHA) and the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) have achieved an agreement that covers "invisible hearing aids".

Tuesday, October 26th 2010

The 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act gives those with disabilities equal access to advancements in technology and communications.

Monday, October 25th 2010

A recent study has shown that the presence of chemical contaminants can interact with noise and modify the way in which work-related "deafness" – which is increasingly common among young people – manifests itself.

Monday, October 25th 2010

A new British survey found that in marriages where one spouse has an untreated hearing loss, the other partner suffers as well. In fact, some of the respondents with hearing loss said that their partner had threatened to leave unless the hearing loss is treated.

Saturday, October 23rd 2010

A patient suffered from vertigo and severe hearing loss after a cotton swab perforated her eardrum and damaged her inner ear. Henry Ford Hospital successfully alleviated her vertigo and restored her hearing – an extremely rare occurrence.

Wednesday, October 20th 2010

The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) is supporting a bill to amend the Income Tax Act relative to hearing impairment. The amendment would ensure all eligible individuals with hearing disabilities have fair access to the disability tax credit.

Tuesday, October 19th 2010

The Oticon Foundation announced today that it has awarded a grant of $ 6.4 million to the Ida Institute to continue the non-profit Institute’s contributions to a substantial and positive paradigm shift within the field of audiology.

Monday, October 18th 2010

With improved technology, especially digital technology, hearing aids have been taken to a whole new level and this is in large part to a laser-focused mindset from the designers who are now making hearing aids as cool as dark sunglasses.

Sunday, October 17th 2010

The Educational Audiology Association (EAA) has joined forces with ASHA on its Listen To Your Buds campaign to teach children the importance of valuing and protecting their hearing, a vital part of their life-long well-being.

Friday, October 15th 2010

The UK’s first operation to fit a single cochlear implant capable of giving sound in both ears takes place at the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre (SOECIC), based at the University of Southampton. A cochlear implant is an electronic device that can help both adults and children who have a severe to profound hearing loss.

Thursday, October 14th 2010

The Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2010 will update current law to increase access to Internet, television, smart phones and other telecommunications technologies through improved interfaces, closed captioning, video description and other tools. Nondisabled people stand to benefit, too, from improved ease of use.

Thursday, October 14th 2010

Every so often we come across a hearing website or hearing aids product website we feel may benefit our readers. In this first edition of "Sites We Like", we share with you just that – sites we feel you may find interesting or products that may enhance your use of hearing aids. Enjoy!

Wednesday, October 13th 2010

Children's Hearing Institute announced that The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary has been awarded a National Institute on Deafness and other Communication Disorders grant to study how children with cochlear implants acquire language to improve and optimize therapies.

Tuesday, October 12th 2010

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Communications & Video Accessibility Act of 2010 which requires telecom equipment used to make calls over the Internet to be compatible with hearing aids, provides for captioning on new TV programs online, and mandates that remote controls have a button or similar mechanism to easily access the closed captioning on broadcast and pay TV.

Tuesday, October 12th 2010

New research indicates that older people who suffer from moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD) may require screening and treatment for hearing loss. The study revealed that over 50 percent of CKD patients had some degree of hearing loss and nearly 30 percent had severe hearing loss.

Monday, October 11th 2010

Launched in October 2008, Idainstitute.com is an international portal for hearing care professionals around the world and has earned a Standard of Excellence Award in the international WebAward competition for the second year in a row.

Monday, October 11th 2010

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. Take this October, National Protect Your Hearing Month, to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Get out in your community and get talking!

Monday, October 11th 2010

Recent developments in deep-fitting hearing aids have made them less visible and more discreet than ever.

Saturday, October 9th 2010

Researchers have tracked a cell-to-cell signaling pathway that designates the future location of the ear's sensory organs in embryonic mice. The results suggest an avenue for further investigation in restoring hearing loss from nerve damage.

Thursday, October 7th 2010

The Hearing Loss Association of America will host the 2nd International Hearing Loop Conference on June 18 - 20, 2011. The conference is designed for anyone interested in technology that provides accessibility for people with hearing loss and sound systems.

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