As many as 56% of abstracts in psychology and psychiatry journals contain spin to boost their results, according to a recent study by Oklahoma researchers.
The standards applied in testing for US authorisation for self-fitting hearing aids may "jeopardise the hearing health of consumers", says the Hearing Industries Association (HIA) in a letter to the issuing body, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Widespread backing in US audiology supports the introduction of the bipartisan, bicameral Medicare Audiologist Access and Services Act of 2019, already before the US House of Representatives and soon to be put to the Senate.
If the mice are right, there is a drug fix for age-related hearing loss just around the next bureaucratic corner: the hormone aldosterone, combined with anti-inflammatory medicine, can rejuvenate hearing, says the team behind the development.
Audiologists from Australia's Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) have helped update a recently developed app—HEAROES—designed to help new cochlear implant (CI) users adjust to their new sound environment.
Phonak, the world’s leading hearing aid provider, has launched Marvel 2.0, "the next generation of Marvel technology developed to give hearing aid wearers even more hearing performance, more connectivity and more choice".[ ... ]