Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Aquaris, Siemens FIRST truly waterproof* hearing instrument resists dust, sweat, and shock.

Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., (www.usa.siemens.com/hearing) will unveil a host of products at the American Academy of Audiology AudiologyNOW! 2011 conference – including the new Aquaris™.
The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

The iMini, Siemens smallest hearing instrument, disappears invisibly in the ear

Siemens has developed a new hearing instrument that is even smaller than current models. As a result, it can be inserted far into the auditory canal, remaining basically invisible.
Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

Oticon ConnectLine Microphone

With the brand new Oticon ConnectLine Microphone, users can finally participate and interact in some of life’s most important situations – on equal terms with everyone else.
New Phonak Products

New Phonak Products

Two new product families complete the Phonak Spice Generation with entry-level and midrange hearing aids.
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EQT frontrunner for Siemens hearing-aids business: sources

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) – German engineering group Siemens is in advanced talks to sell its hearing-aids business for more than 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion), with private equity firm EQT the frontrunner, two people familiar with the matter said. EQT was one of three parties to submit binding bids for Siemens Audiology Solutions by last Friday,...

Woman sues Perth drum shop over claims cymbal strike caused tinnitus

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UnitedHealth pitching low-cost hearing aids to employers

Katharine Grayson Staff reporter- Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal Email  |  Twitter  |  Google+ A UnitedHealth Group Inc. venture is launching a program for employers that want to offer low-cost hearing aids to their workers. Hi HealthInnovations, part of Minnetonka-based UnitedHealth’s Optum unit, began selling its own line of low-cost hearing aids in 2011,...

UPDATE 1-EQT frontrunner for Siemens hearing-aids business -sources

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Scientists Restore Hearing in Noise-Deafened Mice, Pointing Way to New Therapies

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Kentucky Assistive Technology Network collecting used hearing aids to be …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — It may sound too good to be true, but a local organization plans to help hundreds of people with hearing loss in Kentucky. The organization is collecting used hearing aids. The plan is to clean and refurbish the hearing devices and then put them in the ears of people in need....

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Siemens in advanced talks to sell hearing-aids unit – sources

FRANKFURT Oct 21 (Reuters) – German engineering group Siemens is in advanced talks to sell its hearing-aids business for more than 2 billion euros ($2.5 billion), two people familiar with the matter said. Siemens this year announced plans to list its audiology unit, but declining equity markets have made such a move less attractive. Sources...

Marvel Creates Hearing-Disabled Superhero With Children’s Hearing Institute in …

Marvel is teaming up with the Children’s Hearing Institute in New York to create a brand new superhero that inspires and educates hearing-impaired children. As ABC News reports, the heroine, Sapheara, is hearing-disabled herself. But like Matt Murdock or Tony Stark, she won’t let her disability get the better of her. With cochlear hearing implants and a...

Sonova struggles to convince investors with new hearing aids

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