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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Malawi ex-leader JB hails Starkey Hearing Foundation in US

Former  Malawi president, Dr. Joyce Banda hailed the Starkey Hearing Foundation for the work it is doing in Malawi in helping people with hearing problems and impairment. Banda was speaking on Saturday, 19th July, at the Starkey’s Hearing Foundation Founders’ Day in Minnesota, USA where she made a key note address. JB and former US...

Hearing aid fitter shut down in Hanover, New Oxford

File Image   Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced today that a preliminary injunction has been issued prohibiting Timothy J. Rooney of New Oxford from the sale, fitting or adjustment of hearing aids. In addition, the Office of Attorney General will be seeking restitution for all of Rooney’s victims. Rooney was a registered hearing aid fitter...

TINNITUS SUPPORT GROUP TO LAUNCH

By Press Association Published: 12:49 GMT, 23 July 2014 | Updated: 12:49 GMT, 23 July 2014 People with tinnitus are invited to attend the first meeting of a new support group in Warwick. The British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has helped to establish the group with staff from the audiology department at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation...

New device based on fly’s freakishly acute hearing may find applications in …

Even within a phylum so full of mean little creatures, the yellow-colored Ormia ochracea fly is distinguished among other arthropods for its cruelty—at least to crickets. Native to the southeastern U.S. states and Central America, the fly is a most predatory sort of parasite. It swoops onto the back of a singing male cricket, deposits...

Fly-inspired hearing aids soon

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Next-generation hearing aids emulate fly’s ability to pinpoint sound

There is a fly that can locate a cricket from the sound it makes, despite other noises in the background. Yet the hearing mechanism that helps the fly do this spans only 1.5 mm, which is 50 times smaller than the wavelength of the cricket’s chirp. Now, engineers have found a way to mimic the...

Tiny Fly May Hold Key to New Generation of Hearing Aids

Ormia ochracea, a tiny yellow parasitic fly native to Central America and the southern United States, has an unusual habit. It deposits larvae onto the backs of crickets, which burrow into the insects and consume them from the inside out. The fly locates its host by listening for the cricket’s high-pitched chirp, which it can hear...

Research and Markets: US Analog and Digital Hearing Aids Market Assessment …

DUBLIN–(Business Wire)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s8cxbb/us_hearing_aids) has announced the addition of the “US Hearing Aids Market Assessment and Forecast To 2019″ report to their offering. This research report provides key market trends, market forecasts and competitive scenario of the hearing aids in the US through 2019. The product categories covered in this report include: Analog Hearing...

Fly’s Super-Hearing Power Could Aid Humans

July 22, 2014 AUSTIN, Texas — A team of researchers at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a tiny, low-power device that mimics a fly’s hearing mechanism. The new device could be used to build the next generation of hypersensitive hearing aids with intelligent microphones that adaptively...

ME AND MY OPERATION Magnetic hearing aid that sticks to the side of your head

Mother-of-four Emma Stothers, 37, from St Andrews has a new hearing aid Was diagnosed with glue ear in both ears as a child, and hearing got worse New implant transmits sound vibrations through skull bone to inner ear By Carol Davis Published: 22:39 GMT, 21 July 2014 | Updated: 22:39 GMT, 21 July 2014 1...

ASHA To Be Awarded ASAE “Power of A” Award

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), in Rockville, Md, is one of six associations being given Summit Awards from the Center for Association Leadership (ASAE). The award will recognize ASHA’s Diversity Recruitment Programs. The awards are part of the “Power of A” campaign, which ASAE launched in 2009 to increase awareness about issues that impact associations and to share...

Neural Stem Cell Discovery May Aid in Treatment Research for Deafness

Researchers at UC Davis School of Medicine have for the first time shown that a polysialylated glycoprotein that regulates neurodevelopment exists on the surface of cells in the adult inner ear. This biomarker of early cells allows researchers to identify immature cells so that they can be used for further research and possible treatment. The...