News tagged with hearing aids
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Around 17 million people in Germany suffer from impaired hearing. For many of them, their hearing is so damaged that a standard hearing aid is no longer enough. A new device will improve patients' hearing ...
Medical research Apr 02, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0
Researchers at the University of Essex have developed a free mobile app that turns an iPhone or iPod into a hearing aid that could revolutionise the future for people with hearing loss.
Health Mar 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research is aiming to produce hearing aids which can distinguish better between speech and background noise and benefit the lives of the six million people in the UK with hearing impairments.
Medical research Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a group of progenitor cells in the inner ear that can become the sensory hair cells and adjacent supporting cells that enable hearing. Studying these ...
Medical research Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
Children with hearing loss struggle to hear in noisy school classrooms, even with the help of hearing aids and other devices to amplify their teacher's voice. Training the brain to filter out background noise and thus understand ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
UT Dallas researchers are recruiting patients for a new study aimed at determining a connection between hearing deficits and the likelihood of falls.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Hearing loss is a significant public health problem affecting close to 50 million people in the United States alone. Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common form and is caused by the loss of sensory ...
Neuroscience Jan 09, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (39) | 16 |
Current special education laws are geared towards integrating special-needs children into the general classroom environment from a young age, starting as early as preschool. Prof. Tova Most of Tel Aviv University's ...
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After years of basic research, scientists at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) are increasingly able to understand the mechanisms underlying the human Usher syndrome and are coming ever closer to ...
Genetics Dec 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A new software product developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge could greatly improve sound perception for users of hearing aids.
Other Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new free online program which aims to provide an alternative to hearing aids for people living with acquired hearing loss has been developed from research at The Australian National University.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 2
(HealthDay)—As the use of small button batteries has become more widespread to power devices such as toys, watches and hearing aids, more young children have swallowed them, resulting in choking and even ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The University of Southampton has developed a new hearing screening test which could help the estimated 100 million people suffering from hearing loss in China.
Health Jun 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The main barriers to hearing aid use are being addressed by experts in Nottingham as part of an innovative research project.
Health May 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new clinical trial is to test whether a pocket-sized device that uses sound simulation to reboot faulty 'wiring' in the brain could cure people with the debilitating hearing disorder tinnitus.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |