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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Ignoring Hearing Loss Can Lead to Permanent Damage

BANGALORE: Hearing loss is caused due various reasons like genetics, aging, exposure to noise, illness, chemicals and physical trauma. Experts say that most people tend to ignore mild hearing loss which can lead to irreversible damage. Dr Satish Babu K, senior consultant at Apollo Clinics and Apollo Hospitals, department of ENT – head neck surgery,...

Tracey Twomey: How implants can help with hearing loss

Comments (0) Tracey Twomey, consultant clinical scientist and head of service for the Nottingham Auditory Implant Programme, on the difference that implants can make to patients. THE ringing of the alarm clock greets many of us in the morning. It’s closely followed by the hiss of the kettle, the plop of the letters through the door,...

Study links higher caffeine consumption with lower tinnitus risk

NEW YORK — Tinnitus, an annoying ringing or buzzing in the ears, was less likely to occur in women who consumed the most caffeine, in a large study of nurses. Tinnitus can happen sporadically, or in some cases may plague a person daily. The cause is unclear, and so is the reason why caffeine would...

Clarity Launches New Sempre Bluetooth Amplified Phone

Clarity, a division of Plantronics, Chattanooga, Tenn, announces the launch of Sempre™, a new amplified home phone that allows users to make calls through their existing wireless service. Sempre features Cellphone at Home™, a Bluetooth®-powered technology that was developed to allow users to enjoy the benefits of an amplified home phone without a landline service....

Blog Page: Survival of the Fittest Audiologists

Hearing Review September 2014 By Holly Hosford-Dunn, PhD This blog is adapted from Holly Hosford-Dunn’s August 5, 2014 Hearing Economics: HearingHealthMatters.org.  — David Kirkwood, HHM Editor Last post (July 29, 2014 Hearing Economics Blog) introduced Tom Northey and his 2000 AudiologyOnline article1 in which he predicted that today’s audiologists would fall into camps of survivors...

AB Has New Educational Apps for Children

Advanced Bionics (AB) a cochlear implant technology company under the Sonova Group brand has announced the launch of two new iPad® device applications (apps) as part of its growing “rehab” range of rehabilitative and educational tools for people with hearing loss. The creative interactive apps have been specially designed for caregivers or therapists to guide...

Back to Basics: You Want Me to Put My Loudspeaker WHERE?

Hearing Review September 2014 By Marshall Chasin, AuD The year spanning 1987 and 1988 was Mead Killion’s Annus Mirabilis (Latin for “Wonderful Year,” and English for an amazing year for the field of audiology). He came out with the ER-15 Musicians’ earplugs, insert earphones (ER-3A) for more accurate assessment of hearing thresholds, the K-AMP circuit...

UK Study Models Dysmyelination of Auditory Nerve

New research led by the University of Leicester has examined the cellular mechanisms that underlie hearing loss and tinnitus triggered by exposure to loud sound, demonstrating that physical changes in myelin itself —the coating of the auditory nerve carrying sound signals to the brain—affect our ability to hear. Martine Hamann, PhD “People who suffer from...

State of the Industry Presentation, Part 1 of 5: Dispenser Survey Results Summary

Last April, just prior to the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Convention in Orlando, The Hearing Review hosted a “State of the Industry” dinner sponsored by CareCredit that drew more than 100 distinguished audiologists and industry experts together to see presentations on four important topics that are central to private practice hearing care: • Part...

Lay off service for hearing aids

Comments (0) IT’S sad that improvements to NHS quality of service have to be paid for by clawing back funding from other services. This seems to be happening with NHS hearing aids. It seems probable that the introduction of the Any Qualified Provider scheme – which allowed the high street to dispense hearing aids on contract...

Taree Quota Club wants old hearing aids

OLD hearing aids that have been cast aside are wanted by the Quota Club of Taree. Audiologist, Biswajit Sadangi and Jeanette Holland, representing the Quota Club of Taree are appealing for people to donate their old hearing aids for refurbishment and use by hearing impaired people in Fiji. OLD hearing aids that have been cast...

New hybrid hearing device helps those who find hearing aids to be ineffective – Florida Times

Traditionally there have been two approaches to hearing loss: hearing aids to amplify sound for those who retained some hearing; and cochlear implants to restore some hearing to those who are totally deaf. A new device, a Cochlear Nucleus Hybrid Implant System, has been approved by the FDA for use in people who have some...