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Amplifon in 2017: another record year for the group

Financial

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The company has posted consistently favorable results and thanks to the record figures, Amplifon plans to propose a dividend to its shareholders that is 57% higher compared to 2016.

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Starkey Hearing cuts all ties with NRA

Manufacturers

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Starkey recently announced it would not renew its discount program with the National Rifle Association.

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Oticon Inc. appoints new Executive, Marketing and Sales Directors

Management

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Oticon Inc. has announced the appointment of two Executive Directors and six Directors in marketing and sales.

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Priorities for future research in hyperacusis

Hyperacusis

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Researchers working at Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre and the University of Nottingham, UK recently examined the most important research questions in hyperacusis.

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Oricula Therapeutics: investigational new drug approved

Biotech

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Oricula Therapeutics recently announced United States FDA approval for volunteer human studies of the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of a novel medicine, ORC-13661 in hearing protection.

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Spain hearing aid sales rally in 2017

Figures

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The annual report from the GEA (Audiological Business Group)—issued now for the last three years—shows growth in the number of hearing aids sold in Spain for the financial year, 2017, a notable climb up of 3.7% (one percentage point more) on 2016.

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GN Store Nord A/S: annual financial report

Results

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GN Store Nord A/S recently published its annual financial report showing double-digit growth in revenue and earnings.

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Phonak and Advanced Bionics announce MultiBeam Technology

Speech recognition

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Phonak and Advanced Bionics announce today a breakthrough in new microphone technology, that will help people with hearing aids and cochlear implants hear better especially in noisy environments.

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Drivers of the Global Diagnostic Hearing Devices Market

Market

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BusinessWire reports that Technavio has published a new market research report on the global diagnostic hearing devices market. The forecast covers the period 2018-2022.

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How technology may be playing games with our senses

Perception

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In an opinion piece in the news and opinion website DailyBeast, the science editor highlights the changing environment we live in and how it is altering our senses and our perception of ourselves.

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