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We Run for Hear the World: Sonova Employees Raise Approximately 8000 CHF at the 2014 Zürich Marathon – 0.5 days ago

All donations go towards supporting the work of the Hear the World Foundation.
At the recent Zürich Marathon, 46 employees of Sonova Holding AG ran to support the…

AG Bell Board of Directors Honors Marion Downs – 1.5 days ago

In honor of Marion Downs’s 100th birthday, the AG Bell Board of Directors passed a resolution at its March 2014 meeting in tribute to her many contributions over her…

NIDCD Researchers Find Strong Link between Hearing Loss and Depression in Adults – 3.5 days ago

Researchers from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), part of the National Institutes of Health, have found a strong association between hearing impairment and depression among U.S. adults of all ages, particularly in women.

Starkey Hearing Technologies' Halo Wins red dot Design Award – 4.5 days ago

Fourth Consecutive Year Product Designs Have Been Recognized.
MINNEAPOLIS, April 9, 2014 - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing…

Speech Means Using Both Sides of Our Brain, NYU & NYU Langone Researchers Find – 5.5 days ago

We use both sides of our brain for speech, a finding by researchers at New York University and NYU Langone Medical Center that alters previous conceptions about neurological…

2014 Oticon Focus on People Awards is Looking for a Few Outstanding People with Hearing Loss – 0.9 weeks ago

National competition aims to change perception and open doors.
SOMERSET, NJ  April 9 — Oticon, Inc. is seeking nominations of outstanding individuals with any degree…

AG Bell Announces New Chief Executive Officer – 1.1 weeks ago

The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell) is pleased to announce Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, J.D., CFRE, as its new Chief Executive…

The Hear the World Foundation Expands its Advisory Board – 1.2 weeks ago

Three distinguished experts add strength to the foundation’s independent advisory body.
The Hear the World Foundation welcomes three new members, all notable figures from…

Sophie's Tales LLC Announces Launch of First Magazine Designed Specifically for Kids and Teens with Hearing Loss – 1.4 weeks ago

Hearing Our Way connects young people across the nation under a common cause.
ST LOUIS, MO – April 2, 2014. Sophie’s Tales LLC, an educational publishing…

Starkey Hearing Technologies' Operation Change Documentary Series to Air on Oprah Winfrey Network – 1.5 weeks ago

MINNEAPOLIS, April 1, 2014 - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is excited to announce that the…

Deafness in the Genomics Era – 1.6 weeks ago

Award-winning dissertation helps produce a new genetic test for deafness.
People with hereditary hearing loss must undergo multiple genetic tests for doctors to determine the…

Spontaneous Hair Cell Regeneration in the Neonatal Mouse Cochlea In Vivo – 1.9 weeks ago

Damage to cochlear hair cells results in permanent loss of hearing and effects 10% of the population.  But, what if you could regrow these hair cells and restore lost…

Hearing Loss Association of America Names New Director of Chapter Development – Fri, Apr 4th 2014

Bethesda, MD: The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) has appointed Edward F. Ogiba of Sarasota, Florida, to be its new director of chapter development with the…

Oticon, Inc. Launches Upgraded Streamer Pro 1.2 – Thu, Apr 3rd 2014

Connects to iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® via new Oticon ConnectLine App.
COPENHAGEN, DK  March 26 - Oticon today announced a newly  upgraded…

Bluetooth SIG and EHIMA Partner to Advance Hearing Instrument Technology to Improve the Lives of the Hearing Impaired – Wed, Apr 2nd 2014

KIRKLAND, Wash. & COPENHAGEN, Denmark—(BUSINESS WIRE)—Following the World Health Organization’s International Ear Care Day, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG)...

AAO-HNSF Updated Clinical Practice Guideline: Acute Otitis Externa – Mon, Mar 31st 2014

ALEXANDRIA, VA — With one in every 123 people in the United States affected by Acute Otits Externa or “swimmer’s ear” each year, the American Academy of…

Phonak Lyric: 12 mm: Makes all the Difference – Sun, Mar 30th 2014

New Phonak technology enables more natural sound – 94% of users would recommend Lyric to a friend or loved one.
Orlando, Florida / Staefa, Switzerland (March 26, 2014)...

U-M Tinnitus Discovery Opens Door to Possible New Treatment Avenues – Sat, Mar 29th 2014

Disruption of timing from sensory nerves underlies ‘ringing in the ears’ that plagues millions, including many veterans.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. a?? For tens of millions of…

Seattle Seahawk and Super Bowl Champion Derrick Coleman Becomes Starkey Hearing Technologies Hearing Ambassador – Fri, Mar 28th 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, March 26, 2014 - Starkey Hearing Technologies, one of the world’s leading hearing technology companies, is excited to…

What a Formula 1 Race Does to Your Eardrums – Thu, Mar 27th 2014

Track-side noise may exceed 8,500 percent of a person’s daily recommended noise exposure, according to new research presented at the 166th meeting of the Acoustical Society of…