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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Women with Hearing Loss More Likely to Have Premature Babies

A study of birth outcomes in women with hearing loss, published in the August 2016 edition of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, finds significant differences when compared to women without hearing loss. The new study from Brandeis University found that women with hearing loss were significantly more likely to have premature babies and babies with...

Letter: On ‘PSAPS vs Hearing Aids’ and the MDHearingAid Analog Device

Dear Editor: We read with interest the article titled “PSAPs vs Hearing Aids: An Electroacoustic Analysis of Performance and Fitting Capabilities” by Chase Smith, AuD,  Laura Wilber, PhD, and Kim Cavitt, AuD (July 2016 Hearing Review).1  We felt the article contained some glaring omissions could mislead the reader: Figure 3 in Smith et al shows average...

Automated Screening Could Help Identify Speech-Language Disorders

Researchers at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute of Health Professions say that for children with speech and language disorders, early childhood intervention can make a great difference in their later academic and social success. However, many such children, as many as 60%, go undiagnosed until kindergarten or...

Was Hillary wired for Trump debate?

 Print Was Hillary wearing an earpiece? (Reuters) Images have emerged following Monday night’s 2016 presidential debate between Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton and GOP nominee Donald Trump that are fueling widespread speculation online that Clinton may have been wired for the event. And some say she may have been wearing a battery pack, an earpiece, a...

Oticon Opn: hear and connect in amazing new ways

Hearing devices have come a long way since since the first electric hearing aid was created in 1898, making even greater strides in the last ten years. Today’s hearing aids amplify sound more precisely, all but eliminate feedback and filter out background noise. Now, with the launch of Oticon’s Opn™, they deliver a more natural listening experience than...

Study Evaluates Oxytocin as Potential Therapy for Tinnitus – MPR

HealthDay News — Patients with tinnitus may find some immediate relief with nasally-administered oxytocin, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, held from September 18 to 21 in San Diego. Andréia Azevedo, MD, of the department of otolaryngology at the Universidade Federal de São...

The ‘love hormone’ may quiet tinnitus

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) — People suffering from chronic ringing in the ears — called tinnitus — may find some relief by spraying the hormone oxytocin in their nose, a small initial study by Brazilian researchers suggests. Oxytocin — dubbed the “love hormone” because it promotes social connections — might also help relieve...

AES Show Features Presentation on Fundamentals of Safe Sound

At the upcoming Audio Engineering Society (AES) Convention in Los Angeles, Sensaphonics founder and president, Michael Santucci, AuD, will be joining legendary sound engineer Mark Frink for a presentation on “Safe Sound IEM Fundamentals.” The session will take place Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 12:00 PM on the Live Sound Events stage. The 141st AES Convention...

New hearing aids? Here’s what to expect – Healthy Hearing

So, after years of family and friends complaining about your hearing loss, you have finally decided to get hearing aids. That’s great! Congratulations on taking a big step towards improving your relationships, career and enjoyment of life. How do you know what to expect? What is “normal” versus “not normal” when it comes to hearing aids?...

New hearing aids? Here’s what to expect

So, after years of family and friends complaining about your hearing loss, you have finally decided to get hearing aids. That’s great! Congratulations on taking a big step towards improving your relationships, career and enjoyment of life. How do you know what to expect? What is “normal” versus “not normal” when it comes to hearing aids?...

Tinnitus May Be Eased With The Help Of The ‘Love Hormone …

Brazilian researchers have found something interesting that would help people suffering from tinnitus or the chronic ringing in the ears. Apparently, those suffering from tinnitus can manage it by spraying oxytocin hormone in their nose. Oxytocin has always been known as the “love hormone” because of its ability to promote social connections. It may also...

Study Shows Hearing Strains the Brain As We Age

Nathalie Giroud, University of Zurich, prepares one of the test subjects for a hearing test. With support from Sonova, a globally unique study by the University of Zurich has managed to measure and visually map the consequences of age-related hearing loss in the brain. The results show that in the event of hearing loss the...