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BAA 2017 Conference: What can delegates expect?
BAA 2017 Conference: What can delegates expect?

Event

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The 14th annual BAA Congress takes place on 16th and 17th November at the Bournemouth International Centre in Dorset. We offer here a preview of what delegates can expect to see and discuss during the gathering, starting with an interview with the BAA President.

Specific protein may be the key to gene therapy for deafness
Specific protein may be the key to gene therapy for deafness

Discovery

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Scientists at Oregon State University (OSU; Corvallis, OR, USA) believe they have made an important discovery in relation to gene therapy for deaf patients by developing a better way to test a specific protein that is essential for hearing.

Sonova announces strong growth across all businesses
Sonova announces strong growth across all businesses

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Results

Sonova has announced its results for the first half of fiscal year 2017/18.

Evening of Excellence 2017 in Nuremberg: watch video!
Evening of Excellence 2017 in Nuremberg: watch video!

AOTY2017

EDP Santé

Robert Beiny, an audiologist at the Hearing Healthcare Practice in Harpenden, Hertfordshire, claimed the coveted title of European Audiologist of the Year (AOTY) 2017 during the Evening of Excellence organized by Rayovac in partnership with EHIMA and Audio Infos. The event took place in Nuremberg, during the 62th EUHA Congress, last October.

A puzzle video game to improve hearing
A puzzle video game to improve hearing

Study

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Innovative research carried out at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts (USA) has shown that a new video game may help older people with hearing loss improve their ability to follow speech in noisy environments.

The Pediatric Patient Journey Conference focuses on collaborative approach
The Pediatric Patient Journey Conference focuses on collaborative approach

Conference

Featured speakers (l-r) Yvonne Sininger, Ph.D., Nicolas Le Goff, Ph.D., Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Ph.D. and Don Schum, Ph.D.

More than 100 hearing care professionals from across the US participated in a collaborative pediatric conference co-sponsored by Oticon Pediatrics, Oticon Medical, Interacoustics and Hearing Screening Associates, held November 3-5 in Glenview, Illinois.

New things to look forward at the AIHHP Hearing Expo 2017
New things to look forward at the AIHHP Hearing Expo 2017

Meeting

This year the 2-day conference, exhibition and the 11th Golden Lobe Awards are being held at The Stratford Manor Hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon on Friday 10th & Saturday 11th November 2017.

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New products

Rayovac reveals “no battery lasts longer”** than its Active Core TechnologyRayovac reveals “no battery lasts longer”** than its Active Core Technology

Rayovac debuted its ‘Active Core Technology’ product for the first time in Europe, which offers consumers longer lasting, high quality performance throughout the life of the battery, at the EUHA in Nuremberg.  [ ... ]

Oticon Opn™ connects to all modern smartphones, delivering extraordinary sound experience in stereo

Oticon expands Oticon Opn™’s wireless connectivity options to benefit even more hearing aid users.  [ ... ]

Widex announces the completely redesigned WIDEX CUSTOM™Widex announces the completely redesigned WIDEX CUSTOM™

On October 17, Widex announces the new WIDEX CUSTOM™ - a completely redesigned in the ear hearing aid with a 40% smaller engine compared to previous models.  [ ... ]