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Tinnitus and speech-in-noise understanding

Tinnitus

A group of researchers mainly in Antwerp, Belgium recently published an article on their findings concerning audiological characteristics in noise-exposed adolescents with and without noise-induced tinnitus.

Predict potential gains from cochlear implantation

Machine learning

One of the difficulties in opting for cochlear implantation is the timing of the surgery to ensure the best language outcomes. An algorithm may be the answer, say researchers.

The BBC’s guide to avoiding tinnitus
The BBC’s guide to avoiding tinnitus

Festivals

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As Glastonbury music festival gets underway in the UK, the British Tinnitus Association (BTA) has announced the launch of the BBC iWonder guide on tinnitus, ‘How can I stop gigs and festivals ruining my hearing?’

Hearing loss is an important global health concern
Hearing loss is an important global health concern

Editorial

Andres Rodriguez ©Fotolia

The Lancet published an editorial in mid-June on the topic of hearing loss, highlighting the extent of this health issue and drawing on the June report released by the American National Academies of Sciences.

New CEO for the Ear Foundation
New CEO for the Ear Foundation

Appointment

Sue Archbold, John Atkins and Melanie Gregory

The Ear Foundation has appointed Melanie Gregory as the new Chief Executive, with effect from 1st August 2016. Melanie will work alongside the current Chief Executive, Sue Archbold, until she retires in October.

Changes at PC Werth
Changes at PC Werth

Company

Left to right: Gordon Mak, Delain Wright, Barbara Strahan, Stewart Howell, John Precious. © PC Werth

Since the acquisition of PC Werth by IntriCon Corp late last year, several changes have been made which Intricon UK Ltd believes will help to secure their position in UK hearing care.

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Cochlear announces availability of Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Power, Baha 5 SuperPowerCochlear announces availability of Cochlear™ Baha® 5 Power, Baha 5 SuperPower

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Cochlear is excited to announce the commercial availability of two new [ ... ]

Phonak's new platform, Belong, includes pioneering lithium-ion rechargeable battery technologyPhonak's new platform, Belong, includes pioneering lithium-ion rechargeable battery technology

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Sonova Holding AG announces that its Phonak brand will launch the next g [ ... ]

Oticon Medical Previews Ponto SuperPowerOticon Medical Previews Ponto SuperPower

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Oticon Medical has previewed the new Ponto SuperPower,