Registration is now open for "Towards A Connected Future", the first-ever joint conference from the British Society of Hearing Aid Audiologists, the British Academy of Audiology and the British Society of Audiology.
A total of 135 companies from 21 different countries presented their product portfolios during the 62nd International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians held in Nuremberg from October 18 to 20. From small enterprises to the majors, from world-first innovations to tried and tested products – in a space of over 15,000 square meters, there was much to be discovered.
Hearing loss has been shown to be associated with a wide range of other health problems, including depression, concentration difficulties, memory issues, and even dementia. New evidence now adds interpersonal communication breakdown to the list.
A recent study carried out by researchers working at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (USA) showed that a master-switch protein, epithelial splicing regulatory protein 1 (ESRP1), may be associated with non-syndromic sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
According to a study published in the journal Annals of the Academy of Medicine, Singapore – AAMSan estimated 422,000 older adults in Singapore suffer from hearing loss and over 100,000 may have disabling hearing impairment.
Decreasing abilities involving sight and hearing are commonly recognized as part of aging, but touch, smell and taste may also become less acute.
At the International Congress of Hearing Aid Acousticians (EUHA), held on 18-20 October in Nuremberg, Sennheiser was expanding its Hearing Care portfolio with the launch of the new Set 880 and Set 860 assistive listening devices. [ ... ]
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 expands Oticon Opn™’s wireless connectivity options to benefit even more hearing aid users. [ ... ]