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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Boston Marathon bombing survivors deal with a lingering, invisible injury …

Dave Fortier was about to finish his first marathon when he saw a huge flash of light off to his left. “As I was looking at the arches and looking where I was going to be going, that’s when everything changed,” he remembers. “I was knocked sideways. I ended up on the ground over near the grandstands,...

Treating Tinnitus with Mindfulness

Approximately 50 million Americans and millions more around the world live with a phantom noise that can range from a low hiss or ringing to a loud roar or squeal. Tinnitus can be present constantly or intermittently and can have a significant impact on people’s ability to hear, concentrate, or even participate in everyday activities....

In search of tinnitus, that phantom ringing in the ears

The observations reveal just how different tinnitus is from normal representations of sounds in the brain. “Perhaps the most remarkable finding was that activity directly linked to tinnitus was very extensive, and spanned a large proportion of the part of the brain we measured from,” says Will Sedley of Newcastle University. “In contrast, the brain...

Tinnitus Leave A Familiar Ringing In Your Ears? Now Researchers Know Why It …

prevnext Tinnitus affects one in five Americans. Researchers now know why the phantom ringing-ear condition is so hard to treat after conducting invasive brain scans. The drawing is from Alvin Davison’s “The Human Body and Health.” of 2(Photo : Sue Clark | Flickr) Tinnitus affects one in five Americans. Researchers now know why the condition...

Insects inspire next generation of hearing aids

Ground-breaking research by the University of Strathclyde, and the MRC/CSO Institute for Hearing Research (IHR) — Scottish Section at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, will test an innovative design using a miniature directional microphone — similar to the ear of an insect. Despite remarkable advances in sound analysis in hearing aids, the actual microphone itself has...

Siemens Binax Smart Hearing Aids Receive Top Honor at 2015 Edison Awards …

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(MILITARY-TECHNOLOGIES.NET – Apr 24, 2015) - Smart hearing aids receive Gold Edison Award for innovative binax technology Proven to outperform even normal hearing in noisy situations Automatically “zoom in” on speech while quieting background noise Hearing aids can be controlled via iPhone® or Android™ devices Siemens binax smart hearing aids have been awarded a...

Newcastle scientists shed light on tinnitus

Scientists at Newcastle University, working with Iowa University in America, have mapped the complex brain mechanisms responsible for tinnitus, the constant ringing noise experience by millions in the UK. For the first time, researchers recorded directly from the brain of someone with the condition to find the brain networks involved. The aim was to gain...

Scientists Map Tinnitus in Human Brain during Surgery

Researchers from the University of Iowa and Newcastle University have taken advantage of a rare opportunity to record and map tinnitus in the brain of a patient undergoing surgery, with the goal of finding the brain networks responsible for this condition characterized by “phantom noise.” According to an April 23, 2015 article published in the...

Scientists Determine How Eardrum Evolved in Mammals

According to a recent announcement, Japanese researchers at the RIKEN Evolutionary Morphology Laboratory and the University of Tokyo have determined that the middle ear and eardrum evolved independently in mammals and reptiles or birds (diapsids). As outlined in an article published in the April 22, 2015 edition of Nature Communications, the researchers discovered that the...

Watch baby Elijah Cook hear his mother’s voice for the first time after …

Baby Elijah Cook smiled when he heard his mother’s voice for the first time when he was fitted with his very first pair of hearing aids – aged just nine weeks. The touching moment was uploaded by Elijah’s mother, Ahavah, on to YouTube and has since become a viral sensation clocking up more than a...

Siemens Binax Smart Hearing Aids Receive Top Honor at 2015 Edison Awards …

PISCATAWAY, NJ–(SATPRNEWS.COM – Apr 24, 2015) - Smart hearing aids receive Gold Edison Award for innovative binax technology Proven to outperform even normal hearing in noisy situations Automatically “zoom in” on speech while quieting background noise Hearing aids can be controlled via iPhone® or Android™ devices Siemens binax smart hearing aids have been awarded a...

‘I can dream again’: Penticton woman wins hearing aids

PENTICTON — Darcy Naylor relishes in hearing the waves crashing on the beach, the gentle whistling of the wind and even the cooing of pigeons. These are all sounds she cherishes after losing her hearing a decade ago. Naylor says being severely hearing impaired affected her relationships and employment. “I actually lost my jobs because...