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Leading Advocate for Senior Citizens, the National Aging in Place Council Endorses the Audiology Patient Choice Act - H.R. 5304 – 1 day ago

Washington D.C. – The National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC), a non-profit organization, dedicated to providing information and resources that will help seniors remain…

ASHA Expresses Support For Pan American Health Organization's Plan of Action on Disabilities and Rehabilitation – 3 days ago

Comment Is An Opening Step As An Officially Recognized NGO.
Rockville, MD – October 2, 2014 - In its first official act after being recognized as a non-governmental…

Phonak Audeo V: Next generation Receiver-In-Canal (RIC) Hearing Aid Product Line Based on New Venture Platform – 4 days ago

Twice the processing power and up to 30% less battery consumption – AutoSense OS next generation automation technology providing consumers with maximum convenience and a…

NIDCD Recognizes National Protect Your Hearing Month and National Audiology Awareness Month – 5 days ago

October 16, 2014 - October is National Protect Your Hearing Month and National Audiology Awareness Month. This month, the National Institute on Deafness and Other…

Oticon Hearoes Go the Distance in Second Tough Mudder Challenge – 6 days ago

Team Braves Military-style Obstacles to Raise Awareness of Hearing Loss Among Veterans.
SOMERSET, NJ   October 12 - A combination of teamwork, grit and a…

Hey1 and Hey2 Ensure Inner Ear 'Hair Cells' are Made at the Right Time, in the Right Place – 1 week ago

Two Johns Hopkins neuroscientists have discovered the “molecular brakes” that time the generation of important cells in the inner ear cochleas of mice. These “hair cells”...

Enhanced ASL Dictionary App Available – 1.3 weeks ago

RIT/NTID-developed dictionary used all over the world.
An enhanced version of the ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide, created by Rochester Institute of Technology’s…

Louisiana and Pennsylvania Academies of Audiology Endorse the Audiology Patient Choice Act of 2014 – 1.6 weeks ago

On September 13th, the Louisiana Academy of Audiology (LAA) became the 10th audiology organization to officially endorse the Audiology Patient Choice Act (H.R. 5304), since the…

Purdue Dedicates Building for Health Research, Training, Patient Services – 1.9 weeks ago

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – On Friday (Sept. 26) Purdue University will dedicate Lyles-Porter Hall, which will house one of the nation’s top speech, language and…

Pitt, UPMC Researchers Create New Vestibular Test to Add to Comprehensive Concussion Evaluation – Wed, Oct 8th 2014

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 10, 2014 - Researchers at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh have created a new, 5- to 10-minute test that could be added to a…

2014 Oticon Human Link Conferences Explores the Brain, Cognition and Hearing Health – Tue, Oct 7th 2014

SOMERSET, NJ October 1 - More than 500 leading hearing care professionals from across the US attended the 2014 Human Link Conference, “Hearing Care is Health…

Ida Institute Earns Fourth International WebAward – Mon, Oct 6th 2014

Naerum, DK  September 29 a?? The Web Marketing Association has honored Ida Institute with the 2014 WebAward for Outstanding Achievement in Web Development in the…

Fish and Fatty Acid Consumption Associated With Lower Risk of Hearing Loss in Women – Sat, Oct 4th 2014

Study provides insights to possibly prevent or delay acquired hearing loss.
BOSTON, MA - Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that consumption of two or…

Salus Becomes First U.S. University to Endorse Proposed Legislation to Treat Licensed Audiologists as Physicians Under Medicare – Thu, Oct 2nd 2014

H.R. 5304 would also enhance patient access to vital hearing and balance care.
Washington, D.C. (29 September 2014) a?? Salus University of Elkins Park, Pennsylvania,...

Study: Viral Infection in Nose Can Trigger Middle Ear Infection – Tue, Sep 30th 2014

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 5, 2014 - Middle ear infections, which affect more than 85 percent of children under the age of 3, can be triggered by a viral…

Community Music Programs Enhance Brain Function in At-Risk Children – Sun, Sep 28th 2014

Two years of musical training improves auditory brain function.
EVANSTON, Ill. - A new Northwestern University study provides the first direct evidence that a community…

American Sign Language Version of 'Happy,' With RIT/NTID Ties, Goes Viral – Fri, Sep 26th 2014

A music video from an Adirondack summer camp for aspiring deaf teen filmmakers and co-sponsored by Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the…

Music to Your Ears? – Wed, Sep 24th 2014

New Research Examines Evidence of Damage to Your Hearing.
University of Leicester – August 2014 - Many people listen to loud music without realizing that this can affect…

Caffeine Intake Associated with Lower Incidence of Tinnitus – Mon, Sep 22nd 2014

Boston, MA – New research from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) finds that higher caffeine intake is associated with lower rates of tinnitus, often described…

Complications of Tube Insertion in Ears Not Worse for Kids with Cleft Lip/Palate – Sat, Sep 20th 2014

Bottom Line: Children with cleft lip and/or palate (CLP) have no worse complications from ventilation tube (VT) insertion in their ears to treat otitis media with effusion…