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Travel tips for people with hearing aids
Travel tips for people with hearing aids

Travel

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AARP, a US-based non-profit interest group to improve aging, recently published an interesting article in their health column on what to do to ensure easy travel if you have hearing aids.

Choosing the right type of headphones
Choosing the right type of headphones

Report

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Consumer reports, an independent, nonprofit member organization that works with consumers for truth, transparency, and fairness in the marketplace, recently put the spotlight on selecting headphones that help prevent hearing loss.

Ida Institute "Partners in Hearing: Learning Together"
Ida Institute

Workshop

The Ida Institute recently held a workshop bringing together people with hearing loss, hearing care professionals, and representatives of patient organizations.

Association between portable music player use and risk of hearing loss
Association between portable music player use and risk of hearing loss

Noise

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Reuters Health recently reported on the results of a study carried out in the Netherlands that showed that children who listen to music through headphones may have a greater risk of noise-related hearing loss.

16th Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology
16th Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology

Report

The 16th Congress of the Mediterranean Society of Otology and Audiology (MSOA) took place from May 13 to 16, 2018, in Jerusalem, Israel.

New drug shown to halve hearing loss in children following cancer treatment
New drug shown to halve hearing loss in children following cancer treatment

Research

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Use of the drug sodium thiosulfate after chemotherapy reduces hearing loss in children treated for liver cancer, according to the results of a study published in late June in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Spanish Association of Audiology and Hearing Care Sector (ANSAA) launched
Spanish Association of Audiology and Hearing Care Sector (ANSAA) launched

Launch

ANSAA has been recently created in Spain as a non-profit organisation by Amplifon, Audifon, Cottet, GAES and Oticon.

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Advanced Bionics introduces MRI carefree CI technology

Advanced Bionics introduces the HiRes™ Ultra 3D Cochlear Implant at Ci2018. Built on the HiRes™ Ultra platform, the new implant is MRI safe, hassle-free and pain-free for recipients undergoing MRI examinations.  [ ... ]

MED-EL to showcase OTOPLAN and RONDO 2 at Ci2018MED-EL to showcase OTOPLAN and RONDO 2 at Ci2018

MED-EL will showcase two new technologies at this year’s Ci2018 conference: OTOPLAN, a cutting-edge surgical planning software for otological procedures; and RONDO 2, the world’s first audio processor with wireless charging.  [ ... ]

Take control over your own environment with ForwardFocus Take control over your own environment with ForwardFocus

Launched in Autumn 2017, the Cochlear Nucleus 7 Sound Processor was the world’s first Made for iPhone cochlear implant sound processor.  [ ... ]