- Published on 15 April 2021
Pioneering zero-energy architecture is from this month housing the development of miniaturized communication and hearing protection systems for the multinational Sonova Group, helping the hearing solutions firm behind the Phonak brand meet an ambitious carbon-neutral goal.
- Published on 25 March 2021
A renewed and refocused drive to combat tinnitus is the subject of an open letter issued by David Stockdale, chief executive of the leading UK charity, the British Tinnitus Association. We publish that letter in full:
- Published on 03 March 2021
A strident call has been issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in a stat-rich report recommending government strategy and prioritisation action to scale up hearing care for 90% of the global population by 2030.
- Published on 02 March 2021
Octogenarian jazz sax virtuoso Charles Owens, who keeps on giving and getting from music thanks to his hearing aids, has been named a WHO World Hearing Day ambassador.
- Published on 17 February 2021
If you are suffering from profound loss...of the sense of humour, you may need a modern jester such as Angela Barnes, a hearing aid wearer whose career as a stand-up has made her a star of TV shows such as Stand up for the Week, and radio programmes The Now Show, and Newsjack.
Spanish court rules that school canteen noise caused dinner lady’s hearing loss, and awards her damages
- Published on 11 February 2021
Being deafened by hungry schoolkids is now an official occupational hazard in Spain, after a Bilbao court that a school refectory assistant's hearing loss was caused by the din in her habitual workplace.
- Published on 18 January 2021
As deaf sport faces the challenge of Covid restrictions, athletes in many disciplines are hoping to get back on track in 2021. The summer Deaflympics will go ahead as planned in Brazil, from December 5 to 21, say the event’s determined organisers.
- Published on 14 January 2021
Reports from different world locations suggest that the need for treatment and solutions for auditory loss is becoming more evident now that hearing-challenged persons are wearing face coverings to protect against infection.
- Published on 12 January 2021
Wednesday, March 3, 2021 brings another annual World Hearing Day, but this year’s event may boast more substance through the launch of a project to create global hearing databases.