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Monday, September 13th 2010

Preliminary testing of a new nerve stimulation technique appears to alleviates tinnitus symptoms. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have granted a UT Dallas researcher and a University-affiliated biomedical firm $1.7 million to investigate whether nerve stimulation offers a long-term cure for tinnitus.

Sunday, September 12th 2010

The recent 2010 Oticon Pediatrics Conferences focused on making it easier to help children with hearing loss achieve their full potential by addressing children’s abilities, needs and desires at every stage of their development.

Thursday, September 9th 2010

A new study has found disparities among children suffering from repeated ear infections. Frequent ear infections plague white children and children living below the poverty level more than children of other racial or ethnic backrounds or income levels.

Tuesday, September 7th 2010

In October, Oticon will launch - Pink with a Purpose - to introduce the Oticon Agil Think Pink hearing aid. During October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Oticon will donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the special edition Agil Think Pink and all Agil hearing aids to the National Breast Cancer Coalition to support breast cancer research.

Sunday, September 5th 2010

A new reports shows that poor children with hearing loss appear to have equal access to cochlear implants, but have more complications and worse compliance with follow-up regimens than children with higher socioeconomic status.

Thursday, September 2nd 2010

New research shows that hearing loss among U.S. teens is up 30% and more than 70% when just mild or worse cases of hearing loss are considered. ASHA encourages the public to follow the hearing safety tips listed on its 'Listen To Your Buds' website which teaches young children how to use personal audio technology safely.

Monday, August 30th 2010

A little known phenomenon related to the low frequency sound generated by wind power turbines is making some scientists challenge the common wisdom that what we can’t hear won’t hurt us.

Monday, August 30th 2010

Today's teenagers have worse hearing than those of generations past. One in five teens has already lost some hearing and the problem has increased substantially in recent years. A leading hearing loss cause among teens is MP3 players and iPods played beyond recommended sound limits.

Monday, August 30th 2010

A number of factors influence hearing aid prices, including the services provided by the audiologist or hearing aid specialist.

Saturday, August 28th 2010

The U.S. Access Board voted recently to develop regulations pertaining to classroom acoustics. Poor acoustics in the classroom can interfere with a student’s academic performance by hindering concentration and attention, reading, and spelling, as well as understanding speech.

Tuesday, August 24th 2010

New Kid on the Block Joe McIntyre will receive the Annie Glenn Award and is featured a new podcast by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). McIntyre explains why he views his son Rhys’ hearing loss as a blessing and why he values the professionals who treat his child on a weekly basis.

Monday, August 23rd 2010

Today's hearing aids are so small they are invisible. Compare invisible hearing aid types such as Behind The Ear (BTE), Completely In The Canal (CIC) and others.

Monday, August 23rd 2010

Some consumers want convenience and automation, the no fuss option when it comes to their hearing aids. What does the newest hearing aids technology deliver?

Sunday, August 22nd 2010

The FCC has taken important steps to ensure that the latest wireless phones are hearing aid compatible which will expand access to mobile networks and services to the 8 million Americans who use hearing aids.

Friday, August 20th 2010

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation is hosting a charity golf benefit. All event proceeds will support the organization’s research and education programs for future audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.

Thursday, August 19th 2010

New data reveals that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. teenagers has increased 31 percent, with 1 in 5 adolescents experiencing hearing loss.

Wednesday, August 18th 2010

Certain common elements can cause damage to hearing aids and require them to be repaired. With simple cleaning and care steps, hearing aid repair can be prevented.

Monday, August 16th 2010

Many persons with hearing loss do not realize they may be covered by the ADA in their workplace or public facilities and loopholes were addressed in 2008.

Monday, August 16th 2010

Regular use of a cell phone for at least four years doubles your risk of developing chronic tinnitus or persistent ringing in the ears.

Saturday, August 14th 2010

Peter C. Fackler of Rochester, New York, has been named president of the Board of Trustees of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), the nation’s largest organization for people with hearing loss.

Monday, August 9th 2010

A review of the newest hearing aids reveal they are discrete, automated, powerful little computers that learn your preferences, so the longer you wear them, the better they get to know your likes and dislikes.

Monday, August 9th 2010

Recent research reveals prolonged cell phone use may worsen tinnitus, also referred to as ringing in the ears. Help for ringing in the ears, or tinnitus treatment, is now available.

Saturday, August 7th 2010

House Ear Institute (HEI) celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the first pediatric cochlear implant. HEI received FDA approval for a clinical trial in July 1980 to implant three patients under the age of 18 with the single-channel cochlear implant. The single-channel device had been developed at HEI by William House, M.D., in the 1960s and successfully implanted in adults.

Friday, August 6th 2010

Hearing Care Professionals across the US can make a positive difference in South Africa, where people are in need of hearing healthcare services. Join Oticon's Mission to Xanthia by participating on the mission blog and hearing instrument donation program.

Tuesday, August 3rd 2010

These free employer seminars will address implementing an effective occupational Hearing Conservation Programs to the impact of the changes to the Noise Reduction Rating (NRR). To be held in Chicago, Cincinnati, Davenport, and Indianapolis this September.

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