News tagged with hearing aids
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Though an estimated 26.7 million Americans age 50 and older have hearing loss, only about one in seven uses a hearing aid, according to a new study led by Johns Hopkins researchers.
Health Feb 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research is hoping to understand how the human brain hears sound to help develop improved hearing aids and automatic speech recognition systems.
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Evidence is mounting of an aggressive campaign by private providers to push hearing aids onto people who are not psychologically ready for them, according to an Australian National University ...
Health Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A bit of creativity never hurts, especially when it comes to solving health problems in developing countries.
Health Sep 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study by researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania shows that declines in hearing ability may accelerate gray mater atrophy in auditory areas of the brain and increase the listening ...
Neuroscience Aug 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Usher syndrome is the most common form of combined congenital deaf-blindness in humans and affects 1 in 6,000 of the population. It is a recessive inherited disease that is both clinically and genetically ...
Genetics Jul 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
New software 'hearing dummies' are part of cutting-edge research that promises to revolutionise the diagnosis and treatment of hearing impairments.
Other Jun 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Melbourne researchers have invented a small, smart, self-managed hearing aid that outperforms most conventional hearing aids for less than half the price.
Health May 17, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Novel device with rock 'n' roll roots may protect listeners from dangers of personal listening devices, hearing aids
Engineers investigating "listener fatigue"-- the discomfort and pain some people experience while using in-ear headphones, hearing aids, and other devices that seal the ear canal from external sound -- have ...
Medical research May 13, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Lowering the cost of hearing aids isn't enough to motivate adults with mild hearing loss to purchase a device at a younger age or before their hearing worsens, according to researchers at Henry Ford Hospital.
Health May 10, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People with hearing problems living in the developing world may have a solution on the horizon, thanks to an innovative University of Alberta professor in the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine.
Other May 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
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