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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Potential drug therapy for tinnitus found

New York, Aug 30: Looking at the molecular mechanisms behind tinnitus, a condition induced by exposure to loud noise that causes whistling, clicking, roaring and other phantom sounds, researchers have found a possible drug therapy for this chronic and sometimes debilitating condition. pic: www.empr.com The study results build on previous research in mouse models demonstrating...

Senior Source answers questions about hearing loss – WXIA

Dr. Michael Paul, with the Pediatric Mobile Health Unit of Loyola University Medical Center, performs a physical exam for incoming fifth-graders on fourth-grader Bennita Correa outside David Burnham Elementary School May 11, 2004 in Cicero, Illinois. The Pediatric Mobile Health Unit, the first if its kind in the world, is a 40-foot long truck which...

Potential Drug Therapy ID’ed to Boost Resilience to Tinnitus

August 28, 2015 Potential Drug Therapy ID’ed to Boost Resilience to Tinnitus Researchers have discovered the molecular mechanisms responsible for the development of noise-induced tinnitus and possible drug therapy that may reduce the susceptibility to this condition based on their findings. The study was published in the journal eLife. Previous research had demonstrated that tinnitus...

AG Bell Names New Chief Strategy Officer

Gayla H. Guignard, chief strategy officer, AG Bell The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell), Washington, DC, has announced Gayla H. Guignard, MA, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, as chief strategy officer beginning September 1, 2015. According to AG Bell, the chief strategy officer works with the CEO in...

Beltone Expands Android Compatibility of HearPlus App

Beltone announced that it has expanded the number of Android devices that are compatible with its HearPlus app and hearing solutions. According to the company, the HearPlus app compatible devices now include Samsung Galaxy S4, S6, S6 Edge, and Samsung Note 4. The HearPlus app is already compatible with Samsung Galaxy S5 and all Apple...

Wall Street Journal Contributor Sings Praises of Hearing Loops

An article posted in the Opinion section of The Wall Street Journal by contributing writer David G. Myers, PhD, discusses the benefits of hearing loops for people with hearing loss. In his article, titled “A Technological Godsend to Counter Hearing Loss,” Myers recounts his first experience using a hearing loop to magnetically transmit sound via the PA...

Now Hear This: You Can Save Hundreds on Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can be frustrating and isolating. You can’t participate fully in life around you when you can’t hear what’s going on. It’s a common problem. Nearly one-third of people age 65 to 74 and almost half of those 75 and older have trouble hearing, says Consumer Reports’ hearing aid buying guide. Fortunately, technology has transformed hearing aids. The newest contain microcomputers...

Hearing aids help 6-month-old twins hear parents for first time

A pair of identical twins in California born with severe hearing loss got to hear their parents’ voices for the first time Wednesday after a nonprofit helped fit them with custom-made hearing aids.  The 6-month-old sisters, Kayla and Kiara Hernandez, risked developmental delays in academics, speech and communication without using the assistive technology early in...

Start your conversation about hearing loss

Human beings are always looking for shortcuts — faster ways to do or say things. The Australians have always done it; they say brekkie for breakfast, arvo for afternoon, even littlies for little ones (children). Personally, I would like to find a way to shorten the convo (conversation) that I have almost every day that tells...

Pitt researchers identify molecular mechanisms behind resilience to tinnitus … – News

Researchers have identified in an animal model the molecular mechanisms behind resilience to noise-induced tinnitus and a possible drug therapy that could reduce susceptibility to this chronic and sometimes debilitating condition. The findings by a team from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine were published online in the journal eLife. Tinnitus is typically induced...

Unitron Appoints Two Industry Veterans to Leadership Roles

Unitron, an advanced hearing solutions company based in Kitchener, Canada, has announced the appointment of hearing healthcare industry leader Jake Haycock to general manager of Unitron Canada, and the appointment of Rob Walesa to head of global customer experience. Jake Haycock, general manager, Unitron Canada According to the announcement, Haycock brings to Unitron Canada more...

A Technological Godsend to Counter Hearing Loss

The first time I clicked on my hearing aids’ telecoils, it seemed like magic. It was 1999 and my wife and I were sitting in a historic abbey on Scotland’s Isle of Iona. I had gradually become hard of hearing and had gotten my first hearing aid in my 40s, and the abbey wasn’t built...