Starkey Hearing Technologies has announced that its Senior Vice President, Brandon Sawalich, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board to the Hearing Industries Association (HIA). HIA announced Sawalich as its new Chair at its recent Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), and Massachusetts Eye and Ear (Boston, MA, USA) have discovered a combination of drugs that expands the population of progenitor cells in the ear and induces them to become hair cells, reports Science Daily.
Researchers from the Department of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences, International Islamic University of Malaysia, in Kuantan, Pahang recently carried out a review of the literature on simulated learning environments (SLE), and how they are applied in audiology training.
Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center on Aging and Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (US) have projected that among US adults aged 20 years and older, the number of people with hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 to 73.5 million by 2060.
Education HQ Australia recently interviewed Sharon Klieve, Course Coordinator of the University of Melbourne’s Masters in Learning Intervention (Hearing Impairment) program.
Phonak has announced the second generation of TargetMatch with the release of the fitting software Phonak Target 5.1. [ ... ]
Unitron has announced “the world’s smallest rechargeable hearing instrument in its class”, Moxi Fit R, built on Unitron’s newest platform, Tempus. [ ... ]