April 21, 2017

Can chickens help with hearing loss?

While we may never know whether the chicken or the egg came first, scientists are using chickens to get one step further toward a breakthrough discovery that might revolutionize hearing restoration.
April 21, 2017

The history of the hearing aid

As far as health improving technology goes, the hearing aid is one of the more precise, mechanical and interesting stories out there.
April 20, 2017

The Online Hearing Aid Museum

While a museum dedicated to the history of hearing aids may not sound like the most adventurous way to spend your time, observing exactly how far the advancements of auditory health has come within the […]
April 20, 2017

How does hearing work?

The sensation of hearing is created through an extremely complex network of nerves, bones and cells that tends to go under-appreciated.
April 20, 2017

What hearing aids do you have to choose from?

Depending on the severity of your auditory impairment, an audiologist or hearing health care professional may recommend different types of hearing aids for use.
April 19, 2017

The best hearing aid-friendly phones on the market

In this constantly-evolving digital age, using technology to help with hearing loss has never been more efficient.
April 19, 2017

What does summer mean for your hearing health?

You may be surprised to find out that some seasons can be noisier than others.
April 17, 2017

FCC cracks down on T-Mobile for ignoring hearing aid laws

The Federal Communications Commission mandates that each cellphone carrier have numerous hearing-aid compatible devices to ensure that those with hearing loss have easy access to telecommunication services.
April 17, 2017

Noise-induced hearing loss linked to myelin coat

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Leicester has uncovered information on how exposure to noise can lead to hearing loss.
April 17, 2017

Hearing loss in the military

In the wake of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, national attention was brought to the issues of post-traumatic stress disorder and brain injury, but one disability received zero coverage in the press and […]
April 17, 2017

Pete Townshend’s struggles with hearing loss: A musician’s risk

To put it simply, Pete Townshend is a rock and roll icon.
April 17, 2017

The future of hearing loss therapy may rely on high-resolution images

Brian Applegate, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M, and colleagues from Stanford University have developed a method for taking 3-D high-resolution images of the inner ear.
April 17, 2017
loud music causing hearing damage

Loud music causing prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss

Loud music causing hearing damage
April 17, 2017
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Firefighters at high risk of noise-induced hearing loss

When most people think of firefighters they consider the vocational dangers of running into burning buildings, climbing high, slender ladders and battling one of nature’s most dangerous elements.
April 14, 2017
buying the right hearing aid

Buying the right hearing aid

Modern hearing aid technology offers a wide range of individualized device options to optimize your hearing needs.
April 14, 2017
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The dangers of cotton swabs

“Never put anything in your ear smaller than your elbow (never heard that one?
April 14, 2017
tinnitus and emotions

How can tinnitus affect your emotions?

Have you ever been enjoying a walk outdoors or a good book on a rainy afternoon only to have the moment ruined by a ringing in your ears?
April 14, 2017
buying hearing aids

4 things to consider when buying hearing aids

If you suffer from hearing loss or tinnitus and are considering buying hearing aids, take the time to do your research and find the right device for your needs before making the investment.
April 14, 2017
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Iowa researchers develop hearing aid app

In mid-summer 2014, University of Iowa researchers announced the release of a smartphone application (a hearing aid app) to measure the effectiveness of hearing aids in various acoustic settings.
April 13, 2017
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4 things to do before your first hearing test

As you age, having your hearing tested regularly is important, especially if you are experiencing a hearing loss.