Awareness

Healthy eating to ensure healthy hearing

Nutrition

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The Daily Sentinel recently published an article on the benefits of eating foods rich in certain nutrients to help boost hearing or even prevent or delay hearing loss.

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Charity calls for urgent action to improve access to hearing technologies for older adults

NHS

Losing the ability to communicate through hearing loss is one of least recognised public health issues of our time, storing up a crisis for our health service.

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Campaign for cochlear implants and hearing aids in India

CI

121 hospitals in the country have been identified to provide cochlear implant services under the Assistance to Disabled Persons (ADIP) program.

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Gilberto Gil named as new ambassador for Hear the World

Awareness

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The Hear the World Foundation announced today the support of a new celebrity ambassador: Brazilian superstar Gilberto Gil is now championing the cause of the non-profit foundation.

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Father gets cochlear implant tattoo for his hearing-impaired daughter

awareness

A New Zealand man recently got a tattoo resembling a cochlear implant on the side of his head to make his daughter feel more included after she received her second implant.

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20th Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp

AWARENESS

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This year, the 20th Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp was organized by UT Dallas, Texas (USA) in collaboration with the UT Southwestern Medical and Children’s Health Center.

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'Subtitle it!', new campaign from Action on Hearing Loss

AWARENESS

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Action on Hearing Loss has launched a campaign calling on the government to require catch-up TV to offer subtitles.

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New study in mice: reversing hearing loss

RESEARCH

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Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (USA) have identified two signaling molecules in mice that are required for proper development of the cochlea.

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Australian cricketer Brett Lee named Cochlear’s first Global Hearing Ambassador

Awareness

Australian cricket star Brett Lee has teamed up with Cochlear Ltd. to raise awareness of the medical, social and economic impact hearing loss can have on affected people and their families.

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Uber calls for a change in NZ restrictions on deaf drivers

Legislation

CDL and hearing impairment
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The transport network company Uber, which connects drivers and users via smart phones, has called on the New Zealand Transport Agency to revise its rules on restricting deaf and hearing impaired people from driving taxis.

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