People in hearing need to connect to each other. Partnership deals can open up networks to thousands of independent practices, for profit or for quality care. It's a busy time for such deals within the wheels of the audiology world.
A drug shown in trials to relieve tinnitus and sensorineural hearing loss symptoms in Meniere's disease (MD) sufferers is being fast-tracked the the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) stringent new drug application process.
Researchers from Xiangya Hospital in China's Hunan Province have discovered a gene associated with hearing loss, a breakthrough that should help in diagnosis and treatment strategies.
Dortmund in Germany is the location for a new ultra-modern training centre opened by the hearing device manufacturer Sonova Holding AG.
Prolonged use of sound amplification apps such as Google's Sound Amplifier may cause hearing problems instead of easing them, warns the National Association of Audiologists of Spain (ANA).
There will be a massive roar in Japanese stadiums hosting the Rugby World Cup, which starts on Friday September 20, but it will barely compete with the street noise in the country with the world's worst acoustic pollution problem.
In a move that Apple claims will allow customers to contribute to medical discoveries, the phone and computer giant is to conduct three large-scale health studies, one of them into the impact of everyday sound exposure on hearing.
Oticon completes its hearing aid portfolio with the launch of the Oticon Xceed and Oticon Xceed Play power hearing aids for profound hearing loss. Hearing care professionals now have access to the most updated hearing aid portfolio on the market with a complete range of hearing aids, all featuring the Velox S platform.[ ... ]
Phonak, the world’s leading hearing aid provider, has launched Marvel 2.0, "the next generation of Marvel technology developed to give hearing aid wearers even more hearing performance, more connectivity and more choice".[ ... ]